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‘Diabetes and Dentistry’ set for Sept. 15

Published 10:34am Thursday, August 28, 2014

A free program, “Diabetes and Dentistry,” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Freeborn County Historical Museum, 1031 Bridge Ave., Albert Lea.

Diabetes can affect your oral health. Dr. Rachel Nolander-Poppel, D.D.S., and Gala Kubat, diabetes educator at Mayo Clinic Health System, will share specifics on how to keep your teeth and mouth healthy when diabetes is a factor. The program will cover:

• What does having diabetes mean for your oral health?

• What you can do to help prevent dental disease increased by diabetes?

• Extra insurance benefits people with diabetes need to know about and use.

Please register to ensure adequate seating and handout availability by calling the Patient Education Center at 507-379-2046.