Diabetes discussion with Stamford Hospital docs

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Join Stamford Hospital physicians for a talk on diabetes from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at Maplewood at Darien, 599 Post Road, Darien. Debbie Milne, Director of Stamford Hospital’s Diabetes and Endocrine Center, and Dr. Melissa Goldstein will discuss diabetes, including risk factors and treatment options. Call 877-233-9355 to register. Light refreshments will […] [Read More]
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Live Well workshop at Griffin Hospital in Derby

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A free workshop series at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby aims to help individuals with an ongoing health conditions or those caring for a loved one with an ongoing health condition get their lives back. Sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Social Services Aging Services Division, Connecticut Department of Public Health and Griffin Hospital, […] [Read More]

Greenwich Hospital hosts diabetes fair

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From 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 9, Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, will host the annual Diabetes Health Fair in its Noble Conference Center. Diabetes educators and health care professionals will be available to discuss all aspects of diabetes treatment and prevention. Participants can also learn how exercise, sleep and stress affects people with […] [Read More]
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State unveils plan to fight chronic disease

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Today the Connecticut Department of Public Health released its new chronic disease prevention and health promotion plan, Live Healthy Connecticut. The plan identifies ambitious yet achievable goals in 12 priority areas, including nutrition, physical activity, obesity, tobacco, heart health, cancer, diabetes, and asthma. A comprehensive set of indicators track progress in each of these priority […] [Read More]

Griffin’s diabetes groups rescheduled

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The May 13 Diabetes Education & Support Groups at Griffin Hospital in Derby have been cancelled, but both the day and evening support groups will resume in June. Meetings will take place 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. on June 10. For more details, visit Griffin Hospital’s web site. [Read More]
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Latinas at higher risk for diabetes

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Nearly 1 million Latinas aren’t aware that they are at risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study co-authored by a Food and Drug Administration staff member. Of those women, many will likely not get the care they need because they won’t visit a physician or medical clinic, where they could take a simple […] [Read More]
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Griffin talk focuses on food and diabetes

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  The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host a free presentation to help diabetics make healthy meals at home on Tuesday, April 8 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby. Donna Skurat,  will present “What’s in Your Pantry?” at 2:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Childbirth Classroom A. The program will […] [Read More]
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Diabetes 101 at Griffin Hospital

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Griffin Hospital is offering reduced price diabetes testing and a free presentation to help individuals understand the condition on April 1. Mary Swansiger will present “Diabetes 101” on Tuesday, April 1 at 6 p.m. in the hospital’s Meditation and Learning Center, 130 Division St.t in Derby. This free presentation will provide an overview of prediabetes, […] [Read More]
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Griffin Hospital hosts diabetes talk

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The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free presentations to help diabetics understand their medication on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby. Mary Swansiger, BSN, MPH, will present “Taking Medication Safely” at 2:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Childbirth Classroom A and at 6:30 p.m. in […] [Read More]
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Griffin Hospital to host diabetes program

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A free six-week diabetes self management workshop will be offered at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St., Derby, starting in January. Sponsored by the Connecticut State Department on Aging, Connecticut Department of Public Health and Griffin Hospital Community Outreach and Valley Parish Nursing, the workshop will take place from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Mondays from Jan. […] [Read More]