January 23, 2012

Maury Regional Diabetes Group to discuss heart disease and diabetes

COLUMBIA, Tenn. — The Diabetes Education Group at Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) will host their next meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 7, in the medical center’s Private Dining Room One. The group, which meets monthly at MRMC, encourages the public to attend this free event. This month’s topic will be “Diabetes and Heart Disease.”

Jackie Miles, a registered nurse and clinical educator with Maury Regional, will present an explanation of the cardiovascular system and the relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Miles will also discuss the effect of high cholesterol, smoking and other factors on cardiac health. Miles has many years of experience at MRMC in critical care and as the coordinator of the cardiac life support programs.

Private Dining Room One is located on the ground floor of Maury Regional Medical Center. For more information on this event and the Diabetes Education Group at Maury Regional, call Donna Shedd at 931.540.4324.