WDZY Richmond VA 10-06-2021

Dr. Thomas GraceOur guest today is Dr. Thomas Grace, Director, Blanchard Valley Diabetes Center discusses Challenges of Diabetes & the Benefits of Continuous Glucose Monitoring, our audience will learn why Dr. Grace, the Director of the Blanchard Valley Diabetes Center, and why he is teaming up with Dexcom to raise awareness of the benefits of a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system that is proven to have significant benefits on a user’s health. Many people are not aware of these monitoring devices, which use a small, wearable sensor and transmitter to measure and send real-time glucose values wirelessly to a smart device or receiver, that can now be paid for through Medicare. Dr. Grace has Type 1 diabetes he tell his story and also will provide important information about how treatment and reimbursements are changing.

Aldo VazquezAldo Vazquez, of AAA, is our next guest he will discuss why Car crashes are the leading safety issue facing children, with approximately 183,000 children injured in 2018.  That’s more than 500 injuries per day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. We recently celebrated National Child Passenger Safety Week on (Sept. 19-25). AAA clubs nationwide and the NSC are sharing shocking new research showing that 52% of all car seats inspected by Child Passenger Safety Technicians were improperly installed, yet only 1 in 5 consumers seek expert help installing a car seat.how parents and caregivers can educate themselves and seek out the many free resources, such as virtual or in-person car seat inspections in their communities.

Maggie FerenceMaggie Ference, Senior Vice President, BB Credit & Ops Director, Huntington National Bank will discuss the opportunities that exist for small businesses today, including support and funding for startups, especially for minority business owners. For more information please visit: www.huntington.com

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