For Immediate Release
Date: August 26, 2005
Contact: Marjorie Schneider, 845-279-5711, Ext. 3007
Putnam Hospital Center’s Free Diabetes Support Group to Focus on Heart Health
The next meeting of Putnam Hospital Center’s free Diabetes Support Group, scheduled for Wednesday, September 14th, will focus on the topic of heart health. It will be held at 6 pm, in the ground floor café classrooms at Putnam Hospital Center, located at 670 Stoneleigh Avenue in Carmel.
“Getting to the Heart of Diabetes” will be presented by PHC cardiologist Glenn Boyar, MD, of Comprehensive Cardiac Care. Dr. Boyar will discuss diabetics’ susceptibility to cardiovascular disease, what they can do to decrease their risk and how to manage their heart health.
Family and friends are welcome to attend meetings of the free Diabetes Support Group, which is designed to teach individuals how to keep their diabetes under control and to live a healthier life. The meetings, which are facilitated by Joanne Greene, RN, CDE, provide participants with an opportunity to hear from knowledgeable professionals and to network with others who have diabetes.
Registration is recommended by calling 845-279-5711, Ext. 6263.