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Diabetes management program at Griffin Hospital

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The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about managing diabetes through the summer months on Tuesday, June 9 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. in Derby. Registered nurse Sharon Allkerstedt will present “Managing Your Diabetes through the Summer,” which provides tips on skin care, travel, and making healthier […] [Read More]
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Griffin Hospital in Derby hosts talk on diabetes and exerciese

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The diabetes education and support group at Griffin Hospital will host two free discussions about exercise for those living with diabetes on Tuesday, May 12 at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division St. Derby. Exercise Physiologist and Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Griffin Hospital Eunice Lisk will present “Let’s Get Physical,” an interactive discussion about exercising safely […] [Read More]
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Diabetes support group in Greenwich

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Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road, will host a diabetes support group from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 13. The topic is “New Diabetes Medications: What they are and how they work.” The event takes place in the hospital’s Noble Conference Center. No registration is necessary. For more information, call 203-863-3929.   Monday, April 13 […] [Read More]
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Live Well workshop at Bridgeport library

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A six-week Live Well Workshop series will take place on Tuesdays, starting April 21. Sessions run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bridgeport Library Black Rock Branch. Live Well is for adults and caregivers with ongoing health issues such as diabetes, arthritis, asthma, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, pain, depression, and anxiety. […] [Read More]
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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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