DIABETES SESSION

  • WHAT: Diabetes and foot care
  • WHEN: Noon, Tuesday, July 28. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road, Baton Rouge
  • RESERVATIONS: 1 (866) 220-0418 or peopleshealth.com/wellness. Deadline to register is July 27.
  • DETAILS: Dr. John G. Fasick will speak. This event is free and open to the public.
  • SICKLE CELL EVENT

    • WHAT: Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation Annual Walk/Run
    • WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 22. Registration begins at 7 a.m. 5K starts at 8 a.m., 5K run at 8:15 a.m., 1-mile walk starts at 8:30 a.m.
    • WHERE: North Boulevard Town Square, downtown Baton Rouge
    • REGISTRATION/INFO: http://brscaf.org/walkrun/

    SUPPORT GROUP

    • WHAT: Epilepsy support group meeting
    • WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 27
    • WHERE: Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, 4801 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, in the Robert Trahan Conference Center, Lafayette.
    • DETAILS: Meetings are open to adults with epilepsy/seizure disorders, their family members, friends, caregivers and anyone who would like to share their experiences and support those who are managing seizures. Parents of children with epilepsy are also encouraged to attend. Adult topics can come up during meetings that may be inappropriate for young children. Parental discretion is advised.