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Randy Jackson to Share Story of Managing Eye Health While Thriving with Diabetes During

(PRESS RELEASE) ARLINGTON, VA — Focus on Diabetes, a multi-year eye health initiative with the American Diabetes Association (ADA), VSP Vision Care and Regeneron, will host a virtual live event, “The Real Stories Behind our Vision,” featuring Grammy-winning musician, producer Randy Jackson. Jackson will share why he’s teamed up with the Focus on Diabetes initiative and join patient advocates to share their stories of managing eye health while living with diabetes on Tuesday, June 15, at 3:00 p.m. ET. Randy will open up about what motivates and inspires him to take the next step each day to care for his vision as he lives with Type 2 diabetes, and why he believes it’s critical for everyone with diabetes to look after their eyesight in their own personal journeys. You don’t want to miss it.

What:

  • LIVE Virtual Public Event and Q&A Session on Managing Eye Health While Living With Diabetes

When:

  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. EST

Who:

  • Randy Jackson has lived with type 2 diabetes for 19 years, will share his experience about how he took the next step in his own eye health journey and why he’s teaming up with the Focus on Diabetes initiative.
  • Champion patient advocates, Randall Barker and Michael Donohoe will share their experience with diabetes-related eye complications.

Where:

  • Via Zoom. Register by clicking here.

Additional Information:
Reporter attendees are encouraged to submit questions in advance. Randy will answer as many pre-submitted questions as possible during the event.

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To learn more about the connection between diabetes and eye health, learn more at eyehealth.diabetes.org.

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