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Kernan Sponsors Diabetes Talk

"Nutrition Education for Diabetes: A Focus on Carbohydrate Counting"

Baltimore, MD (October 19, 2012) - Kernan Hospital, Maryland's leading orthopaedic and rehabilitation hospital, is hosting a free diabetes educational talk on Thursday, November 8, 2012, Noon to 1 p.m., in Conference Room A of the Flynn Conference Center.

Denise Lichaa, RD, LDN, CNSC, Clinical Dietician will present "Nutrition Education for Diabetes: A Focus on Carbohydrate Counting." A free glucose screening will also be available.

Seating is limited. For more information, contact Carol Butler, at 410-448-6760.

About Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
A 144-bed rehabilitation and orthopaedic specialty hospital, Kernan is a leader in the treatment of musculoskeletal disease, joint replacements and care of sports injuries; neck, back, upper and lower extremity injuries; scoliosis; plastic surgery; and dental surgery for adults and children. Kernan's William Donald Schaefer Rehabilitation Center provides the most technologically advanced therapy for orthopaedic injuries, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, stroke, multiple sclerosis and other neurologic disorders. Kernan is also the home of the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine.