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Learn How to Manage Diabetes throughout the Summer at Griffin Hospital

By Janet Maurice on 5/26/2015

The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about managing diabetes through the summer months on Tues., June 9 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby.

Sharon Allkerstedt, RN, will present “Managing Your Diabetes through the Summer,” which provides tips on skin care, travel, and making healthier food choices during vacation, special occasions or at barbecues.

The presentation will be offered at 2:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Childbirth Classroom A and at 6:30 p.m. in the hospital Dining Room. Ask for directions to these rooms at the hospital’s front desk.

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.

All diabetics and their families are welcome to attend. No registration is required. Free valet parking is available for the 2:30 p.m. session. For more information, call Mary Swansiger, BSN, MPH, at 203.732.1137.

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