Event in Nashville Aimed at Preventing Vision Loss From Diabetes

In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month this November, join Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital for a free art demonstration and a discussion on how to prevent vision loss from diabetes

Dear PSA Director,

More than 100,000 people in Nashville are living with diabetes, which means that they are at risk for vision loss associated with diabetic macular edema (DME), an eye condition caused by diabetes that if not caught early, can lead to vision loss or even blindness. 

In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month this November, join Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital on Thursday, November 7th at 6:00 p.m. for a free art demonstration with professional artist and diabetes patient, Suzanne Gardner. Come view pieces of Suzanne‚Äôs artwork, and hear her remarkable story about living with vision loss from diabetes. A retina specialist will also be at the event to discuss how to prevent vision loss from diabetes.

For any questions or to RSVP in advance, please call: (800) 988-6920. 

Thank you in advance for your support.

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MORE THAN ONE-HUNDRED THOUSAND PEOPLE IN NASHVILLE HAVE DIABETES AND ARE AT RISK FOR DIABETIC MACULAR EDEMA, AN EYE CONDITION THAT IF LEFT UNDETECTED MAY LEAD TO BLINDNESS.  PLEASE JOIN US AT 6 P-M, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER SEVENTH AT SAINT THOMAS MIDTOWN HOSPITAL FOR A FREE ART DEMONSTRATION LED BY AN ARTIST WHO NEARLY LOST HER SIGHT FROM DIABETES. HEAR HER STORY, WATCH HER PAINT A LOCAL LANDMARK, AND SPEAK WITH A RETINA SPECIALIST TO LEARN HOW DIABETES CAN AFFECT YOUR VISION. TO LEARN MORE, OR TO RSVP, CALL 800 988-6920, 800-988-6920.

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