Diabetes and Your Health


According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 21 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, while more than 8 million have gone undiagnosed. According to studies there has been a steady increase in cases of diabetes in the United States and worldwide over the past decade. Join Dr. Julia Busik at this Your Health Lecture to learn more about diabetes and its effects on individuals, their families and our health care system, Thursday, November 6, at 7 p.m., at Northern Michigan University, 2904 West Science Building.

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Dr. Gergory S. Holzman,M.D.gave the speech of where we live and the health of our community. Access to health care doesn't necessarily lead to a healthy population.Should we rethink health care and focus resources on prevention?Can we be healthy if our community is not?  View presentation

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What topics related to health research are of interest to you and your family?  The planning committee for Your Health Lecture Series welcomes your suggestions. You can e-mail your comments to commark@nmu.edu.

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James HillardLike the Your Health Lecture Series collaboration, MSU’s College of Human Medicine and NMU entered into an agreement to create an Early Assurance Program for admission, which will help both disadvantaged students and underserved areas of medicine.
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doctorsYour Health lectures are the result of a number of organizations that work together to provide the Upper Peninsula community with information about health and wellness. These sponsors include BlueCross BlueShield, Michigan State University – College of Human Medicine, Marquette General Health System, and Northern Michigan University. Learn more
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