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Vassar Brothers Medical Center offers diabetes self-management workshop

Posted: 8/22/2017

To help patients and caregivers learn more about managing diabetes, Vassar Brothers Medical Center will offer a Living Well with Diabetes workshop from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for six consecutives Thursdays, beginning Sept. 14 in the hospital’s Conference Room C, at 45 Reade Place. This workshop is open to the public and has no cost. Registration is required. “Living with diabetes can be very challenging at times, but during this six-week workshop participants will learn how they can better manage this cond...

Rhinebeck hospital program focuses on managing diabetes

Posted: 2/27/2017

Balancing a healthy diet with exercise and medicine are important tools for managing diabetes. To help people live well with the chronic disease, Northern Dutchess Hospital will offer a Diabetes Self-Management Program from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for six consecutive Tuesdays, starting March 7, in the hospital’s cafeteria conference room, 6511 Springbrook Ave. “We’re bringing Stanford University’s tested program to the mid-Hudson Valley to improve the health of people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes,” sai...

Northern Dutchess Hospital’s diabetes prevention classes return in March

Posted: 2/15/2017

Type 2 diabetes can cause serious health problems and the constant finger-pricking, pill-swallowing or insulin injections that come with the preventable disease can greatly decrease one’s quality of life. To help adults reduce their diabetes risk, Northern Dutchess Hospital will offer the National Diabetes Prevention Program beginning Monday, March 13, for 16 consecutive weeks and bi-monthly follow-ups. The free educational program on modest healthy lifestyle changes is offered from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. or...

Hospital program focuses on small steps to prevent type 2 diabetes

Posted: 3/4/2016

It’s a lifestyle challenge focusing on small changes that bring big rewards: Move more and eat less to lower your risk of type 2 diabetes. That’s the main goal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Diabetes Prevention Program, which returns to Northern Dutchess Hospital beginning March 28. Two sessions are offered – either 4:30-5:30 p.m. or 6-7 p.m. – for 16 consecutive Mondays in the cafeteria conference room at the hospital’s Rhinebeck campus, 6511 Springbrook Ave. During each s...

National Diabetes Prevention Program returns to Northern Dutchess Hospital

Posted: 9/10/2015

Northern Dutchess Hospital will once again offer the National Diabetes Prevention Program that aims to help adults avoid type 2 diabetes by adopting positive lifestyle changes. This community benefit program will start on Sept. 28 in the hospital’s cafeteria conference rooms, 6511 Springbrook Ave. Participants can sign up for either a 4:30 p.m. or 6 p.m. one-hour session. For 16 weeks on consecutive Mondays, sessions will help them understand their food cravings, manage stress, develop healthy eating ha...

Monthly diabetes education series kicks off June 23

Posted: 6/9/2015

The Vassar Brothers Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center will begin a monthly education series on diabetes management for patients and caregivers with a lecture and discussion by Dr. Francine Brooks titled “Wound Healing and Diabetes.” The free lecture is from 5 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23, in Conference Room B of Vassar Brothers Medical Center, 45 Reade Place, Poughkeepsie. “Preventing chronic diseases such as diabetes is a priority for Health Quest and Vassar Brothers Medical Center,” said Char...

Learn more about diabetes at Putnam Hospital Center

Posted: 3/16/2015

More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This chronic disease affects all races, genders and ages and can cause serious health complications including heart disease, kidney failure, blindness and lower-extremity amputations. Come learn about diabetes and the risk factors contributing to it at Putnam Hospital Center from noon to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, cafeteria annex, 670 Stoneleigh Ave. Nurse and Diabetes Educator Joanne Greene, Di...

Putnam Hospital Center Diabetes Support Group to discuss foot health

Posted: 3/10/2015

“How to Keep Your Feet Happy and Healthy” will be discussed at the next Diabetes Support Group program at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, at Putnam Hospital Center, third floor conference room, 670 Stoneleigh Ave. Podiatrist Dr. Alan Berman of Somers Orthopedics will lead the discussion on foot care for diabetics. Patients with diabetes are at risk for foot problems resulting from poor circulation and nerve damage. The Diabetes Support Group meets the third Tuesday of every month and is open to people with...

Northern Dutchess Hospital helps adults avert diabetes with free spring program

Posted: 2/6/2015

Rhinebeck, N.Y . – Northern Dutchess Hospital will once again help adults avert diabetes before the devastating disease takes hold by offering a free, 16-week program this spring. The hospital’s National Prediabetes Prevention Program is for people who are borderline diabetic and want to learn how to maintain weight loss, be more physically active and manage stress. Participants will meet on consecutive Mondays from March 9 to June 26 in the hospital’s cafeteria conference rooms, 6511 Springbrook Ave., ...

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