March 22, 2016

Whitney N. Yarber, Communications Specialist

Dine and Discover Series Continues March 29

VALDOSTA – Valdosta State University Campus Wellness will present Dine and Discover: Diabetes and Hypertension from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, in Student Union Meeting Room 1 and 2. All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend.

Dawn Taylor, nurse manager at the South Georgia Medical Center Diabetes Management Center, will provide tips on how to prevent high blood pressure and diabetes and explain how to manage and maintain a healthy lifestyle after being diagnosed with diabetes or a related condition.

Sponsored by South Georgia Medical Center, Dine and Discover is a monthly educational series that promotes and encourages an increased awareness and practice of a healthy lifestyle. Additional events will be announced throughout the semester.

Admission is free of charge. A heart healthy lunch will be provided. Enrollment is limited to 45 participants per event. Visit to register.

Contact Rebecca Murphy, a member of the VSU Wellness Committee and associate director of Human Resources for Employee and Organizational Development, at (229) 259-5105 or or Monique Madison, graduate assistant for Campus Wellness, at for more information.

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