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Ask the Pharmacist about Diabetes Medication Feb. 14

By Alex Stackpole on 2/1/2017

The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free presentations on diabetes medication on Tues., Feb. 14 at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the hospital, 130 Division St., Derby.

Pharmacist, Matt Carrano, RPh, from Market 32/Price Chopper in Oxford will present “Ask the Pharmacist.” The presentation will discuss medications for treating diabetes and potential medication interactions, and he will be available for any medication-related questions. Carrano graduated from the University of Connecticut and was licensed to practice in 1985. He will also be bringing 25 glucometers, lancets and testing strips, courtesy of Market 32/Price Chopper.

The Diabetes Education and Support Group at Griffin Hospital will be Tuesday, Feb 14th, from 2:30-3:30 pm and 6:30-7:30 pm in Childbirth Classroom A.

Both talks will be in the hospital’s Childbirth Education Classroom A. There is free valet parking for the 2:30 p.m. session.

The Diabetes Education & Support Group meets September - June on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss the management of diabetes, its challenges, and day-to-day dietary concerns. Individuals with diabetes and their caregivers are welcome to attend.

No registration is required. For more information, call Mary Swansiger at 203-732-1137.

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