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Northwest Texas Healthcare System Diabetes Center brings awareness

 Northwest Texas Healthcare System Diabetes Center, recognized by the American Diabetes Association, will be hosting a Continuing Education Lecture series to celebrate “Diabetes Management in the past 100 Years,” according to a news release.

During this month’s awareness, Amanda Ast, MS, RD/LD Diabetes Educator, will discuss impactful information and the latest research for medical professionals. Ast will also continue her monthly classes, “Living With Diabetes” for people diagnosed with diabetes who want to learn more about how to manage life with diabetes.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40% of people who died from COVID-19 were living with diabetes. It is important to learn more, since more than one in 10 Americans are living with diabetes, according to the release. NWTHS provides resources for medical professionals and patients, including nutrition counseling and one-on-one diabetes education. You can learn more at .