NOVA ScriptsCentral holds Panel on Diabetes and the American Workforce

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An analysis of how Diabetes impacts our every day lives whether or not we have the disease.

Amazing panel to talk about Diabetes and the American Workforce
We want to have conversation about diabetes but from the perspective of how this growing disease in fact impacts all of us.

NOVA ScriptsCentral will present “Diabetes and its Impact on the American Workforce” taking place at Convene Tysons (1800 Tysons Blvd Mclean VA 22102) on November 20th, and featuring Connie Hwang MD, Gary Puckrein PhD, Shannon Hines MS, Basim Khan MD.

NOVA ScriptsCentral in association with Sun Life hosted its first ever Diabetes Discussion Panel. This multi-disciplinary panel, titled “Diabetes and its Impact on the American Workforce,” brought four panelists together from different industries in order to have a meaningful and robust conversation with a new perspective. Building the ground work for further discussion this panel explored how diabetes impacts the every day American, whether or not they suffer from the disease, as well as how it also impacts business.

Executive Director of NOVA ScriptsCentral Donney John said about the event: “We want to have conversation about diabetes but from the perspective of how this growing disease in fact impacts all of us. The panel we have assembled brings a wealth of knowledge and insights into how the American workforce is continuing to be impacted by this growing problem.”

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About NOVA ScriptsCentral: Established in 2006, NovaScripts Central’s mission is to provide quality integrated pharmaceutical care and medication access to the low-income uninsured children and adults of Northern Virginia. They are founded on the belief that all individuals should have access to quality healthcare regardless of where the care is being delivered.

About Sun Life: In the United States, Sun Life is one of the largest group benefits providers, serving more than 60,000 employers in small, medium and large workplaces across the country. Sun Life’s philanthropy efforts are focused on diabetes awareness, education, management and support programs throughout the U.S. Partners in these efforts have included the American Diabetes Association, local YMCA chapters, the Boston Celtics and the Kansas City Royals. Sun Life’s Team Up Against Diabetes grant program also supports community organizations around the country. For more information, visit

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