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Mineola Lions Club Shows Continued Support to Diabetes Prevention at Winthrop-University Hospital
June 3, 2015

The Mineola Lions Club recently presented Winthrop-University Hospital with a donation of $10,000, continuing its generous support of diabetes prevention at the Hospital. As a regional leader in diabetes education and prevention, this donation will further advance the Hospital’s mission to treat pre-diabetes, diabetes and its devastating effects.

“We deeply appreciate the Mineola Lions’ commitment to diabetes prevention and their continued support of Winthrop’s leading efforts,” said Virginia Peragallo-Dittko, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE, Executive Director of Winthrop’s Diabetes and Obesity Institute.

The Edward Smith Mineola Lions Club is an ardent supporter of Winthrop’s efforts in diabetes prevention. Over the years, the Mineola Lions Club has been committed in its support of the Diabetes Education Center through numerous donations.

For more information on diabetes prevention at Winthrop-University Hospital and its comprehensive programs, please call (516) 663-2350.

Contact Courtney Allison         
Publications Specialist
(516) 663-2234