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Diabetes Club of Danbury Conducts Lets Play Diabetes Jeopardy at Danbury Hospital on April 19

Thursday, April 08, 2010 - Danbury, CT

The Diabetes Club of Danbury, a support group for people with diabetes, their families and friends, features a series of guest speaker programs and special presentations dedicated to discussions about living well with diabetes. The next meeting takes place on Monday, April 19, 2010, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the John C. Creasy Center for Health Education auditorium at Danbury Hospital. Park free in the Blue Visitor’s parking lot located on Hospital Avenue in Danbury.

The featured speaker will be Molly Kirschner, RD, CDE, CD-N, Clinical Manager, Animas Corporation (A Johnson & Johnson Company). She will invite attendees to play “Diabetes Jeopardy,” a question and answer game that tests one’s overall knowledge regarding diabetes and diabetes management. The program also discusses continual glucose monitoring for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Prizes will be awarded.

The Diabetes Club of Danbury meets at Danbury Hospital on the third Monday during the months of March, April, May, September and October. “The goal of the free diabetes education program is to provide continuous up-to-date information and education regarding the day-to-day management of diabetes,” said Dr. Robert Ruxin, certified diabetes educator and medical director of The Diabetes Club of Danbury. Dr. Ruxin can be reached by calling (203) 438-7339.

About Danbury Hospital

Danbury Hospital is a 371-bed regional medical center and university teaching hospital associated with the University of Vermont College of Medicine, the Yale University School of Medicine, the Connecticut School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center. The hospital provides centers of excellence in cardiovascular services, cancer, weight loss surgery, orthopedics, digestive disorders, radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for sleep disorders and asthma management. Medical staff members are board-certified in their specialties, and most serve on the faculty of the nation’s finest medical centers offering a higher level of experience.

For more information, visit our website at http://www.danburyhospital.org. If you want a doctor referral, call 1-800-516-3658




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