Hoag's Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center Observes Diabetes Month

Categories: Press Room

​​Orange County, Calif. (November 5, 2013) – During the month of November, Hoag's Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center invites the community to learn more about diabetes and how to take steps to fight the disease during a series of complimentary events.

Topic: The Importance of Prevention & Nutrition

Details: Dr. Daniel Nadeau will speak about Diabetes prevention and the importance of nutrition. Guests will have the opportunity to take a tour of the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center as well.

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 12

  • 5:30 – 6 p.m. - Open House/Refreshments
  • 6-7 p.m. – Lecture by Dr. Daniel Nadeau, Endocrinologist
  • 7-7:30 p.m. - Open House/Refreshments

Location: Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center

520 Superior, Suite #150

Newport Beach, CA 92663

Topic: Diabetes in the Real World

Details: Navigating a grocery store can be tricky, but if you know what to look for and understand labels it can make managing and preventing diabetes easier. The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center and Vons invite you to take a trip to the grocery store with us to learn useful tips and make your shopping experience easier and healthier.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 14 at 1pm

Location: Vons

185 E. 17th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

RSVP: Space is limited. RSVP at DiabetesCare@hoag.org or (949) 764-8065.

Topic: Nutrition Discussion and Thanksgiving Cooking Demonstration

Details: Diabetes Month is the perfect time to give thanks and learn how to prepare a diabetes friendly Thanksgiving meal that your entire family and friends will enjoy! The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center will offer a free cooking demonstration and talk on nutrition to help guests plan for the holiday.

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 19 at 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center

520 Superior, Suite #150

Newport Beach, CA 92663

RSVP: Space is limited. RSVP at hoag.org (click on Education, then Classes) or call 877.833.9741.

For more information regarding services at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center, please call 949-764-8065 or visit www.hoag.org/diabetes.

The American Diabetes Association estimates that nearly 26 million Americans live with diabetes and more than 79 million Americans are at increased risk for diabetes. Recognizing that Orange County is deeply affected by this chronic disease, the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people with diabetes through its clinical, educational and support services. The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center provides comprehensive services for both adults and children with diabetes and offers clinical, educational and support services designed to meet the needs of patients with diabetes and their families. Innovative and customized programs at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center include “Sweet Success,” a program tailored for women who have diabetes while pregnant; pediatric diabetes services, a multicultural program and the Herbert Family Program for Young Adults with Type 1 diabetes. Additionally, the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center is committed to community outreach and programs that provide care to underserved populations.