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News from Unity

Unity Health System’s Hosts Fifth Annual Diabetes Symposium

Unity Health System will host its 5th Annual Diabetes Symposium: The Diabetes Effect – Unique Considerations for Vascular and Cardiac Care on Saturday, March 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Unity Hospital, 1555 Long Pond Road.

This Continuing Medical Education (CME) event will be facilitated by experts in diabetes, wound care and cardiovascular disease will be given about the relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease, the advancements made in wound care and the controversy over blood glucose control in different medial settings.

The symposium will include a panel of health care professionals, including international expert Dieter Mesotten, M.D., Ph.D., from Leuven, Belgium, as well as local experts James Bingham, M.D., Unity Diabetes and Endocrinology Services, John Byrne, M.D., The Vascular Group, Toufic Rizk, M.D., Medical Director, Unity Wound Care Center and Chief, Unity Vascular Surgery and Dieter Mesotten, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven, Catholic University Leuven. The panel moderator will be KK Rajamani, M.D., Chief Endocrinology, Unity Medical Group.

Participants must register for this Continuing Medical Education event by Wednesday, March 13 either online or via mail. The cost of the event is $15. To register online please go to unityhealth.org/symposium.

About Unity

At Unity Health System you’ll find the friendliest and most compassionate people dedicated to providing the best possible health care experience.  We have over 70 locations in Rochester and Monroe County, including Unity Hospital, located on the Unity Park Ridge Health Care Campus in the town of Greece and the Unity St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester.  Key programs include our Joint Replacement Center, Family Birth Place, Spine Center, Diabetes Center, Stroke Center, Brain Injury & Physical Rehabilitation, and Chemical Dependency. Our Center for Aging has the area’s most comprehensive range of services for older adults which includes specialized care for dementia, a chronic ventilator unit, three skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, a short-stay transitional care center, home health services, adult day programs, and The Villages at Unity—an independent senior living community. ACM Medical Laboratory is a world leader of patient and clinical trials testing, with locations in western New York, York, England, and India, and lab partnerships across the globe.   Our shared commitment to delivering health care the way it should be is reflected in our overall employee and patient satisfaction ratings and quality outcomes. For more information, visit www.unityhealth.org.