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Orange Regional Medical Center and Catskill Regional Medical Center to Host Free Diabetes Education Event

November 1, 2016

Orange Regional Medical Center and Catskill Regional Medical Center will present a free and informative diabetes program “Do A Diabetes 180: Turn Your Health Around” on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at Orange Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Building, located at 707 East Main Street in Middletown. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by November 11, 2016 by calling 1-888-321-6762.

Diabetes educators and experienced physicians knowledgeable about diabetes will be on hand to discuss topics such as Diabetes and You: Circling Back on Your Health, Do a Meal Plan 180: Diabetes Super Foods, DiabeteZzz’s: The Importance of Getting Enough Sleep and more. Guest speakers will include Elliott Friedman, MD, FACE, Alan Schaffer, MD, FCCP, FAASM, and Director of the diabetes programs for Greater Hudson Valley Health System, Shelly DeHaan, RD, CDE.

According to the American Diabetes Association, over 29.1 million children and adults in the United States – 9.3% of the population – have diabetes. Diet, insulin, and oral medication to lower blood glucose levels are the foundation of diabetes treatment and management. Patient education and self-care practices are also important aspects of disease management that help people with diabetes lead normal lives.

For more information on diabetes treatment and management, call Catskill Regional at 845-794-3300 ext. 2106 or Orange Regional at 845-333-2711 ext. 1. Catskill Regional Medical Center and Orange Regional Medical Center are members of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.


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