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Griffin Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Managing Diabetes with Technology

By Alex Stackpole on 12/7/2018

The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free presentations about managing diabetes with tech on Tues., Dec. 11 at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the hospital, 130 Division St., Derby.

Certified Diabetes Educator Mary Swansiger, BSN, MPH, will host “Using Technology to Help with Diabetes Self-Management,” a presentation of available resources such as websites, phone apps for goal setting and tracking, continuous glucose monitors and insulin pumps. There will also be testimonials from individuals with diabetes and their experience utilizing diabetes self-management technology.

The presentations will be in the hospital’s Childbirth Education Classroom A.

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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