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Blood Sugar Rising Doc and Discussion

November 12, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST

Diabetes affects more than 100 million people and costs more than $325 billion dollars each year. Join WGCU for a virtual viewing and discussion featuring Blood Sugar Rising, a PBS documentary that puts a human face to the statistics and explores the history and science of the illness. View the documentary anytime then join WGCU and experts for a virtual discussion. RSVP today!

Panel Includes:
Brittany S Bruggeman, MD, FAAP
Fellow | Pediatric Endocrinology
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Brian Schroeder, MHA, LSSBB
Founder & CEO
Preventia Group
With over 20 years of experience living at the intersection of wellness and health care, Brian Schroeder founded Preventia Group in 2017 – and serves as Chief Executive Officer. He is also the President of the National Wellness Institute and is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Wellness Council of Indiana and Jump IN for Healthy Kids.      
Dr. Mark Pettus
Medical Director
Preventia Group
A triple-board certified Internist, Nephrologist, and Integrative Medicine physician practicing for over 25 years.  He received his M.D. from the University of Massachusetts Medical School with postdoctoral training from Harvard Medical School.  He serves as the Director of Medical Education, Wellness and Population Health at Berkshire Health Systems in western Massachusetts. In addition he serves as The Associate Dean of Medical Education at The University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Dr. Pettus is the physician lead on population health initiatives for western Massachusetts.

Joe and Tami Balavage
Help a Diabetic Child


November 12, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
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