An education series about diabetes mellitus is held at Access Health Care (5382 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill) at 1:00 pm and the next program is on May 22nd titled “Diabetes and REAL life.” The series is directed to anyone who has been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (DM) and family.
The series is conducted by Verna Pedersen Runyan, ARNP-C, CDE. Ms. Runyan is a graduate of Soumi College, Clinton Community College, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, and Community General Hospital, Nurse Practitioner Program, Syracuse, NY. Ms. Runyan holds both New York and Florida licensure as a registered nurse and nurse practitioner. She practiced as a critical care nurse for 15 years prior to returning to school for her advanced practice (NP) degree and certification in 1995. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Ms. Runyan has been providing primary care with an emphasis on diabetes, hypertension, obesity and cardiovascular disease for the past 18 years. She has been associated with Access Health Care for six years.