Improving Cardiovascular Risks for Diabetes Patients: Is Moderation Enough?

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 10:00am

Green Valley Lecture Series with specialist from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center. In cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc

TOPIC:  Improving cardiovascular risks for diabetes patients: Is moderation enough?

Diabetes is one of the strongest risk factors for heart attack, heart failure and stroke, and the majority of diabetic patients die from some form of cardiovascular disease. Learn what you can do to decrease your risk of cardiovascular disease through lifestyle practices and medications.

SPEAKER:  Betsy Dokken, NP, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, Section of Endocrinology, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, and nurse practitioner specializing in diabetes care at The University of Arizona Medical Center – South Campus.




No reservation required. Refreshments provided. For more information about UA Sarver Heart Center, please visit

Mark your calendars for these upcoming lectures in Green Valley:

  • December 19, 2013, Heart Transplantation: The Future and the Present, Zain Khalpey, MD, PhD
  • January 16, 2014, Sorting Out Heart News You Can Really Use, Lorraine Mackstaller, MD
  • February 20, 2014, How Paramedics and Hospitals Work to Preserve the Brain during Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Karl B. Kern, MD
  • March 20, 2014, Lecture Topic & Speaker To Be Announced

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