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Early Registration Deadline Oct. 19 for Diabetes Seminar

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Oct. 4, 2012
GALESBURG—The early registration deadline is Oct. 19 for the Taking Control of Your Diabetes Know-How Seminar, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Student Center on the Main Campus of Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.


This seminar for healthcare professionals seeking continuing education will feature presentations by Ruth Fluke, coordinator of cardiac rehab and certified diabetic educator at OSF Holy Family Medical Center (“Diabetes: It’s Not as Simple as Don’t Eat Sugar”); Pat Lenton, research fellow at the University of Minnesota (“Oral Health Considerations for Persons with Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases”); Chris Willis, certified diabetes educator at OSF St. Mary Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center (“The Diabetic Diet: What’s the Big Deal?”); and Brian Coffey, volunteer at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (“3 Coffeys, No Sugar: The Challenges of Raising Young Children With Diabetes”).


Early registration is $99 for professionals, $79 for Sandburg alumni (includes private reception at 7 a.m. sponsored by the Carl Sandburg College Foundation) and $59 for students. Prices include continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon refreshments. Registrations will be accepted after Oct. 19, but all prices will be an additional $10.


This workshop earns a certificate of completion for .5 vocational skills semester credit hours. Participants should confirm with their professional regulatory agency how this equates to their continuing education requirements. This seminar is presented by West Central Illinois Healthcare Continuing Education to provide continuing education for healthcare professionals. WCIHCE is comprised of Carl Sandburg College, Graham Hospital School of Nursing and Spoon River College.


For more information or to register, call 309.345.3502 or 888.804.8501. More details and registration forms are also available at