VIDEO: Lou Brock Talks About Managing His Diabetes

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BPN, MPAC SPONSORS diabetes awareness program

ABOVE VIDEO: Baseball great Lou Brock is ranked among the top 100 greatest baseball players of all time and diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes shortly after his 60th birthday. Brock is the guest at a special diabetes awareness program today hosted by Brevard Physicians Network and Medical Practitioners for Affordable Care at the Holiday Inn Melbourne-Viera Conference Center.

ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceCoastDaily.com welcomes Lou Brock to Brevard County as he talks about his Diabetes and incredible Hall of Fame baseball career.

ABOVE VIDEO: Novo Nordisk opens the Diabetes Education Program with Cardinal great and Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock at the Holiday Inn Viera.

ABOVE VIDEO: Lou Brock is in Brevard to speak about his Diabetes, how it affected his life and how he manages it. (Part 1)

ABOVE VIDEO: Lou Brock is in Brevard to speak about his Diabetes, how it affected his life and how he manages it. (Part 2)

ABOVE VIDEO: Lou Brock is in Brevard to speak about his Diabetes, how it affected his life and how he manages it. (Part 3)

ABOVE VIDEO: Lou Brock is in Brevard to speak about his Diabetes, how it affected his life and how he manages it. (Part 4)

BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Lou Brock, Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer who played 17 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, is the guest at a special diabetes awareness program hosted by Brevard Physicians Network and Medical Practitioners for Affordable Care today at the Holiday Inn Melbourne-Viera Conference Center.

Lou Brock, Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer who played 17 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, will be a guest at a special diabetes awareness program hosted by Brevard Physicians Network and Medical Practitioners for Affordable Care on Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Holiday Inn Melbourne-Viera Conference Center.

Lou Brock, Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer who played 17 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, will be a guest at a special diabetes awareness program hosted by Brevard Physicians Network and Medical Practitioners for Affordable Care on Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Holiday Inn Melbourne-Viera Conference Center.

“We are very excited to bring such an outstanding personality and athlete to Brevard County,” said Cindy Hambidge, Administrator with Brevard Physicians Network.

Cindy Hambidge

Cindy Hambidge

Brock’s special diabetes presentation, “Hitting It Out of the Park With Lou Brock,” is sponsored by Novo Nordisk.

Brock was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes shortly after his 60th birthday and has learned to manage the disease and has prospered as a businessman since his retirement from baseball.

He now has partnered with Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company dedicated to diabetes care, to raise awareness of properly managing blood glucose levels and to demonstrate that diabetes can be successfully integrated into your life.

TOP 100 BASEBALL PLAYERS OF ALL TIME

The former Cardinal, who has been ranked among the top 100 greatest baseball players of all time, will appear at 2 p.m. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985 and has a statue mounted at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

Lou Brock was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes shortly after his 60th birthday. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

Lou Brock was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes shortly after his 60th birthday. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily.com)

Brock is the only player to have an award named in his honor while he still was a Major League baseball player.

Following his prestigious baseball career, Brock has been a successful businessman. He has owned and operated airport retail concessions at Chicago O’Hare and St. Louis International Airports, has served as a broadcast analyst and spokesman for many national organizations – including Major League Baseball – and has been a successful inventor, holding two U.S. patents.

Brock also is a spring instructor for the St. Louis Cardinals, a position he has held for more than 10 years. He and his wife, Jacqueline, both are ordained ministers and live in the St. Louis area.

BPN, MPAC ASSISTS DOCTOR AND PATIENTS

BPN-MPAC-220x135Brevard Physicians Network (BPN) is an Independent Practice Association made up of more than 300 physicians, and Medical Practitioners (MPAC) for Affordable Care is an Accountable Care Organization comprising 130+ physicians, from specialists to general practitioners in Brevard County, Florida.

For more information call 321-757-7600.

CLICK HERE for more information about Brevard Physicians Network and Brevard’s Accountable Care Organization, MPAC.

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ABOVE MAP: Lou Brock will is a guest at a special diabetes awareness program hosted by Brevard Physicians Network and Medical Practitioners for Affordable Care today at the Holiday Inn Melbourne-Viera Conference Center located at 8298 N. Wickham Road in Melbourne.


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