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Welcome to Screenside Chats with CWD! This twice-a-month webinar series brings diabetes clinicians, researchers, and community members directly to YOU. This page will be updated regularly with upcoming webinar details, so check back often to see who's scheduled to talk with our team next!

Webinars take place every other Sunday evening at 7 pm.

CWD Screenside Chats

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March 14: Keeping an Eye on Your Eyes, with Ben Szirth, PhD

March 28:  International Diabetes Federation's Young Leaders Program, with Kyle Rose

April 11: The Panther Program, with Laurel Messer


Screenside Chat for March 14, 2021

Keeping an Eye on Your Eyes

with Dr. Bernard Szirth
Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 7 pm ET / 4 pm PT

For people with diabetes, it is so important to keep an eye on the health of your eyes. Join world-renowned expert, Dr. Bernard Szirth (aka "Dr. Ben") and CWD's Clinical Director, Marissa Town, RN, BSN, CDCES, for an informative discussion about advances in early detection for eye disease. Dr. Ben will be taking questions from the audience, so don't miss this Screenside Chat!

Ben Szirth, PhD, is the Director of Applied Vision Research Laboratory at the New Jersey Medical School and the Program Director of the Ophthalmic Telemedicine Program, a community base outreach service addressing the homeless and low income families of New Jersey. His main research interest is in advanced imaging devices that can detect early signs of diabetes, glaucoma and age related macular degeneration. He holds three patents in the field of ophthalmology and has published over 50 peer review papers in the area of ocular imaging in English, Japanese, Spanish and French. Dr. Szirth has lectured in over 25 Countries in Hungarian (native language), English, French, Italian and Japanese.


Previous Screenside Chats


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