WHAT: Diabetes Education & Awareness Group meeting
WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 9
WHERE: Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, first-floor auditorium in the main hospital, 5000 Hennessy Blvd., Baton Rouge
INFORMATION: (225) 765-8020. No registration required.
DETAILS: Nurse Debra Pete will speak on “Organizing Your Diabetes.” Session is free. Hosted by OLOL Diabetes & Nutrition Center.
WHAT: Community health fair
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 13
WHERE: Shady Grove First Missionary Baptist Church, 16443 Plank Road, Baker
INFORMATION: (225) 778-0922
DETAILS: Event will include free eye exams, cholesterol and glucose testing, STD and hepatitis testing, a blood drive and more. There will also be children’s activities.
WHAT: Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center’s THRIVE survivorship program
WHEN: Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 13
WHERE: Cancer Center, 4950 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge
INFORMATION: (225) 215-1391
DETAILS: This free event, which will include food, door prizes and giveaways, is one of several activities scheduled in June, which is National Cancer Survivor Month. Anyone impacted by cancer is invited to attend.
WHAT: Session on high blood pressure
WHEN: Noon Friday, June 12. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Baton Rouge General Physicians-Family Health Center, Gehringer Conference Room, second floor, 3801 North Bould., Baton Rouge
DETAILS: United Blood Services will cover the cost of transportation and lodging up to $6,000 to the destination of the winner’s choice. One winner will be chosen. Winner must be 21 years old or older. All donors also receive a “Give Life” T-shirt, while supplies last.