Diabetes is what happens in the body if sugar doesn’t get processed right so that little or none of it gets into the cells where it’s needed. And if sugar builds up in the blood, it causes all sorts of havoc in the body. It all comes down to insulin – a chemical made in the body by an organ called the pancreas, the awesomely awkward-looking organ shown in red here:
Join us at the next session of the Ladder, Saturday April 9th at 12:30pm at the UROC building in North Minneapolis (2001 Plymouth Ave N, Minneapolis), to learn about diabetes causes and prevention. Lunch will be provided, as well as hands-on activities and mentorship on next-steps for scholars of all ages interested in pursuing health care careers!
The UROC building is reachable by Metro Transit bus routes 19, 32 & 7.
The Ladder is a Society of Medical Scholars ages 9 to 99. Meetings are every second Saturday of the month.
A Scholar Reads,
A Scholar Listens,
A Scholar Teaches and,
A Scholar Learns.
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