December 2014 Be Well Series: Diabetes

Published: December 02, 2014

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life.

December 2014 Be Well Series: Diabetes

What is Diabetes? | Thursday, December 4
A Diabetic’s body has trouble using a sugar called glucose, and the glucose level in the blood becomes too high. Over time, high blood glucose can cause damage to the heart, kidneys, eyes, and feet. Learn more at this session.

Complications of Elevated Blood Glucose | Thursday, December 11
Over time, high blood glucose damages your blood vessels. Complications include heart attack, stroke, kidney damage, blindness, nerve damage, and risk of limb loss (amputation). By managing your blood glucose according to your plan, you can help reduce your risk of complications.


All sessions are 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Rolfs Sports Rec Center

Space is limited. To RSVP, call askHR at 574‑631‑5900 or schedule online at the HR Appointment Scheduler at

Upcoming programs:
January – Diabetes (cont’d)

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More about the Notre Dame Wellness Center

A program of the Notre Dame Wellness Center, in collaboration with the Office of Human Resources, Food Services, and Office of Recreational Sports. Available to all full-time benefit-eligible faculty and staff.

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