HEALTH BRIEFS: Week of June 23, 2013 - Odessa American
The Medical Center Hospital Diabetes Center Support Group has scheduled a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Fellowship Hall of Redeemer Lutheran Church, 824 E. 18th St., with parking around the back off of 17th Street. Dr. Craig Spellman, nephrologist with the Texas Tech Health Science Center, will present the program on kidney disease in people with uncontrolled diabetes. Refreshments will also be provided. The meeting is open to all interested people.
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