Diabesity Educational Seminar

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention, Management and Resolution

If you are amongst the hundreds of million diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes—you won’t want to miss South Nassau Communities Hospital’s Diabesity Seminar.

Rajeev Vohra MD, FACS (Director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at South Nassau’s Center for Digestive Disorders and Metabolic Diseases) and Lucille Hughes MSN/Ed, CDE, BC-ADM, FAADE (Director of Diabetes Education) will discuss the increased choice in treatment options for prevention, management and resolution of diabesity—recommended by the American Diabetes Association’s new 2018 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes.

The Educational Seminar will include information pertaining to:

  • Prediabetes-Prevention or Delay of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Obesity and Diabetes Management
  • Nutrition Therapy Recommendations
  • Lifestyle modifications
  • Combination therapy
  • Self-monitoring of Blood Glucose
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Metabolic Surgery

Join Dr. Vohra and Director Hughes to learn the newest options and benefits in Obesity and Diabetes Management and Resolution!

Register today for our upcoming Diabesity Seminar by clicking here:

Who should attend?

  • Those at risk for diabetes
  • Those with a BMI greater than 29
  • Those diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Those struggling with glucose level control

Medical Definition of diabesity

noun di·a·be·si·ty \ˌdī-ə-ˈbē-sə-tē\ Diabesity is obesity associated with diabetes: the state of being overweight or obese and of having type 2 diabetes or one of the conditions (such as insulin resistance) that precedes it.