2010-09-02 / Upcoming Events

Diabetes health fair at N.K. senior center

VNS Home Health Services will hold a diabetes health fair for people with diabetes and pre-diabetes, as well as friends and family of those with diabetes, at the North Kingstown Senior Center on Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The health fair will include the opportunity to speak one-on-one with a certified diabetic educator and dietitians, as well as blood glucose screenings, blood pressure screenings and a variety of representatives of programs and services for diabetics.

The speaking program will include a diabetes overview from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. by Dr. Henseler from East Greenwich Medical and Wellness Center and South County Hospital.

From 10:45 to 11:15 a.m., Deborah Cote, MS, PharmD, certified diabetic educator and pharmacist at South County Hospital, will speak about medication and diabetes.

Call VNS at 782-0500 for information.

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