MEDIA ALERT: CareSource Presents "The Best Defense is a Strong Offense" Dominique Wilkins Visits NCH to Educate Families on Diabetes Management

August 16, 2011

CareSource presents “The Best Defense is a Strong Offense” with NBA Hall of Famer and former player of the Atlanta Hawks, Dominique Wilkins. This event is free and open to the public. Wilkins is a Novo Nordisk Diabetes Ambassador and will be educating families on diabetes management and signing autographs.

Kids and parents are encouraged to attend to:

  • Learn offensive skills to defend against diabetes
  • Get free pediatric blood pressure, vision/hearing, height/weight screenings and autographs
  • Schedule well-child check-ups and sports physicals for a later date

Tuesday, August 16
1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Stecker Auditorium, Education Center
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205

Media Contact:
Betsy Woods, Media Relations Specialist
(937) 531-3158 office
(937) 232-6794 cell

Media Relations
Nationwide Children's Hospital
(614) 355-0495

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at