The Diabetes Heart Disease Connection

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 11:00am
Event Location: 

UA Health Sciences Innovation Building, 1670 E. Drachman Street, Tucson

What’s the Connection between Heart Disease and Diabetes?

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn

September 28, 2019
11 am – 1:30 pm
Lunch Provided (Vegan/Vegetarian/Made Without Gluten Option Available)

Featured presenters include:

David Marrero, PhD

David Marrero, PhD
Director, Center for Elimination of Border Health Disparities, University of Arizona Health Sciences
Professor, Public Health, UA Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Professor, Medicine, UA College of Medicine - Tucson


Linda Dingle, RN, CDE

Linda (Parker) Dingle, RN, CDE
Public Health Nurse, Pima County Health Department, Tucson
Certified Diabetes Educator 
Lead Trainer, Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (University of Illinois) 
Lifestyle Coach, National Diabetes Prevention Program (Emory University)


Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, Moderator
Director, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center
Chief of Cardiology, Professor of Medicine, UA College of Medicine - Tucson


UA Health Sciences Innovation Building
1670 E. Drachman Street, Tucson

Cost: $15 per person in advance
(Registration closes Sept. 25 at 10 p.m.)

With questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this Lunch & Learn, please contact Jennifer Bunger at (520) 626-2901 or

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Presented by the Sarver Heart Center Women’s Heart Health Education Committee


Event Coordinator: 
Jennifer Bunger
(520) 626-2901
Event Contact Department: 
Sarver Heart Center