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Diabetes management program at Griffin in Derby

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Individuals diagnosed with diabetes can learn how to take control of the health disorder and get control of their lives again through a free six-week diabetes self management workshop at Griffin Hospital this April. The Live Well Diabetes Self-Management Workshop will focus on several topics for those with diabetes, including what to eat, foot care, […] [Read More]
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Griffin Hospital hosts chronic disease workshop

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Griffin Hospital is hosting a pair of free six-week workshops to help individuals suffering from chronic conditions take back control of their lives. Live Well Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops provide health information and strategies to help those with chronic conditions like diabetes, depression, heart disease, arthritis, and pain and anxiety increase their energy and take […] [Read More]

Milford Hospital hosts diabetes education program

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 On Thursday, March 26, Milford Hospital will host a free community education program “Diabetes:  After the Diagnosis”  for those who are newly diagnosed or living with diabetes.   Registered dietitian and diabetes educator Maureen Devlin will present the program. During her discussion, Devlin will discuss the facts on managing diabetes including making healthy choices, eating well […] [Read More]
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Griffin hosts diabetes support group in Derby

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The diabetes education and support group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about fall risks for those living with diabetes on Tuesday, March 10 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby. Studies show that older adults with diabetes have a higher risk of falling and fall more often than their peers who […] [Read More]
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Agency on Aging seeks leaders for health workshop in Bridgeport

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The Southwestern CT Agency on Aging seeks professionals and volunteers to be trained as workshop leaders for Live Well, and Live Well Diabetes, nationwide evidence-based health promotion programs. Developed by Stanford University, these community-based workshops are for older adults and caregivers who want to learn ways to better manage their diabetes and ongoing health issues […] [Read More]
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Diabetes education and support at Griffin in Derby

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The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about fall risks for those living with diabetes on Tuesday, March 10 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby. Studies show that older adults with diabetes have a higher risk of falling and fall more often than their peers who […] [Read More]
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Live Well Workshop at Bridgeport library

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The Black Rock Branch of the Bridgeport Public Library will host the Live Well Workshop Series from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, March 3 through April. Learn new techniques to take control of your chronic health issues. Live Well is for adults and caregivers with ongoing health issues such as diabetes, arthritis, asthma, high blood […] [Read More]

Can dieting decrease risk of diabetes and other inflammatory diseases?

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Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease. In their study, published in the Feb. 16 online issue of Nature Medicine, researchers described how […] [Read More]
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Griffin Hospital’s Wellness for Life starts March 3 in Derby

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Due to frequent inclement weather, the start of Griffin Hospital’s new Wellness for Life program is postponed to March 3. Wellness for Life is a 12-week, evidence-based lifestyle change program that helps prevent and treat many chronic diseases. According to a report by the US Department of Health and Human Services, 80 percent of chronic […] [Read More]
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Diabetes education at Griffin Hospital in Derby

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The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about being prepared for dangerous situations in living with diabetes on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby. Entitled “Disaster Preparedness for People with Diabetes,” the programs will discuss ways individuals can be prepared for potential disasters. […] [Read More]
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