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You’ve Got the Nerve: Preventing Diabetic Nerve Damage

You’ve Got the Nerve: Preventing Diabetic Nerve Damage, is a free seminar being held at 12 noon on Friday, April 24. Due to current COVID-19 hospital guidelines from the Center for Disease Control, this seminar will only be offered via livestream on our website and our Facebook page.

Please join us for Lake Charles Memorial Hospital’s first ever ONLINE ONLY seminar! In the midst of a global pandemic, chronic illnesses like diabetes do not stop, and neither does the care and treatment of those illnesses. With diabetes comes a host of other potential complications like nerve damage and slow-healing wounds. In this month’s ONLINE ONLY seminar by Donald Higgins, MD, You’ve Got the Nerve: Preventing Diabetic Nerve Damage, on Friday, April 24, Dr. Higgins will discuss diabetic wound care, nerve damage and prevention, as well as how to better care for yourself and manage your diabetes during these times of social distancing.

Dr. Higgins is a native of Lake Charles and a graduate of Barbe High School. He received a degree in biological sciences from Louisiana State University. He went on to achieve his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. His post-graduate training includes a residency at the Lake Charles Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program.

Dr. Higgins is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He is also a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and American Medical Student Association.

For more information, please visit or call (337) 494-2935. You can watch the event live online by visiting