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Diabetes Support Group to Discuss Sleep Health April 11

By on 4/3/2017

The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free presentations on sleep health on Tues., April 11 at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the hospital, 130 Division St., Derby.

A. Royce York, Director of Respiratory Services at Griffin Hospital, and Jackie Hoyle, Coordinator of the Sleep Wellness Center at Griffin Hospital, will discuss “Sleep Wellness and Diabetes.” There is a correlation between sleep apnea and insulin resistance, so come to learn how improved sleep may help your diabetes.

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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