In Brief




Lap band support group

FLINT
— A lap band support group meets 5:30- 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Hurley Bariatric Center, 2700 Robert T. Longway Blvd. The support group is for people who have had weight loss surgery using a lap band.

Details: Visit www.hurleymc.com.— N.B.

Genesys conducts diabetes care seminar

GRAND BLANC TWP.
— “Achieving excellence in diabetes care,” a one day seminar offered by Genesys on Nov. 10, is designed for nurses, physicians and other health care providers who manage patients with diabetes.

This full day of lectures by specialists in the field of diabetes takes place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Genesys Conference and Banquet Center in Grand Blanc Township.

Goal of the seminar is to provide clinicians with additional tools to manage patients with diabetes by using safe practice strategies, incorporating microvascular and macrovascular prevention and treatment strategies, and implementing strategies that support patient adherence to medical recommendations.

A total of 6.25 CME credits are available. Cost of the seminar is $75 for physicians; and $50 for retired physicians, nurses and other health care providers.

To sign up for “Achieving excellence in diabetes care,” call Genesys at 810-606-6527 or register online

at www.genesys.org/CME.

Genesys Conference and Banquet Center is located on the Genesys Regional Medical Center – Health Park campus in Grand Blanc Township (Holly Road at Baldwin). — G.G.

Kidney Cancer support group

FLINT
— The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet Oct. 27 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave., off Robert T. Longway Blvd., between I-475 and Dort Highway.

The speaker will be J.Stuart Wolf, Jr. M.D., FACS The David A. Bloom Professor of Urology. The topic will be “Highlights of the University of Michigan Kidney Cancer Patient-Survivor Meeting held May 8. It is open to the public. Details: Call Prof. Frank Friedman

810-232-8233 or 810-762-8226. — G.G.

Women’s Conference of Hope

DAVISON TWP.
— The Women’s Conference of Hope will be held Oct. 16 at Life Fellowship Chapel, 2361 N. Irish Rd. The cost is $10, which includes lunch. Workshops during the event include Marriage 101, Self-Defense, The Occult World: Real or Fake?, Forgiven and Set Free, Homosexuality and Unfailing Hope, The American Family and Does God Still Perform Miracles. Details: Call 810-653-4950 or e-mail office@maillfc.org. — G.G.


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