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Griffin Hospital Talk Explains Diabetes

By Janet Maurice on 1/27/2016
Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby, will host a free  presentation on the basics of diabetes to help individuals understand the condition on Tues., March 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Mary Swansiger, BSN, MPH, will present “Diabetes 101,” an easy-to-understand overview of prediabetes, diabetes type 1, and diabetes type 2 as well as risk factors and prevention.

According to the American Diabetes Association, an estimated 25.8 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes, including 7 million who are undiagnosed. There is also an estimated 79 million people with prediabetes.

The presentation is part of Griffin Hospital's Healthy U Talks, a series of free wellness talks featuring Griffin Hospital medical experts and community partners providing trusted health information and answers to questions on a wide range of topics. Light refreshments will be served.

To reserve your spot or for more information, call 203.732.1511 or visit griffinhealth.org/events to register online. Space limited to 20 particpants so register now.

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