Join the Pfizer sponsored discussion with Dr. Hess about Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy at the EXPO

Dr. Todd Hess will be presenting a discussion about Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy at the American Diabetes Association Diabetes EXPO on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.  Dr. Hess is the Medical Director of the United Pain Center in St. Paul and completed his training at the University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic.  He is a national thought leader concerning the treatment of chronic pain conditions and serves as a Pain Medicine consultant for the MN Board of Medical Practice, MN Attorney General’s office, and the MN Board of Podiatry.  He is also a national lecturer for the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

Dr. Hess will be speaking at 12:15 p.m. in Meeting Room 103ABC. His presentation, “Diabetes and Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy with a Focus on a Prescription Treatment Option,” will focus on nerve damage, relieving nerve pain, and ways to prevent and treat nerve damage. This presentation is sponsored by Pfizer.

A recent survey of 1,004 people with Type I and II diabetes who have symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) and 500 healthcare providers (HCPs) showed that both groups need and want more information about DPN.  If you, a family friend, or a care giver would like to learn more about diabetic peripheral neuropathy, please join us for this informative talk by one of the nation’s top pain doctors.  Pfizer also will have a booth with educational materials and tools relating to this topic at (booth # 413) at the EXPO–please stop by and see us!

We hope to see you at this FREE EVENT on Saturday, October 12th at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the Diabetes EXPO from 9am – 3pm. For more information or to pre-register and receive pre-show announcements visit www.diabetes.org/expominneapolis.

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