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Diabetes: What You Need to Know..From Head to Toe - Free Lecture
October 14, 2015

The Diabetes Education Center at Winthrop-University Hospital will offer a free program for the public, “Diabetes: What You Need to Know…From Head to Toe,” on Thursday, November 5, 2015. The program will be held at the Winthrop Research & Academic Center, located at 101 Mineola Boulevard, at the corner of Second Street in Mineola. It will feature a products fair at 6:30 PM, followed by the lecture at 7:30 PM.

Sharon Blasi, MS, RN, CDE, and the Diabetes Education Center Team will discuss important, practical steps you can take to protect your body and keep your diabetes under control. A question and answer period will follow the lecture.

The Products Fair will feature the latest blood glucose meters and other technologies. Attendees should register by 6:30 PM in order to take full advantage of the event.

Attendance is free, but seating is limited. To reserve a space, please call (516) 663-3916.

Limited parking is available at the Research & Academic Center. Additional parking is available at the commuter lot on the corner of First St. and Third Ave., which is free after 6 PM. Parking is also available across the street from the Center in the garage behind the 120 Mineola Blvd. building. Enter the parking garage from First Street and proceed past the security boothto the third level, where there is a walkway that leads into the rear entrance of the building. Take the elevator down to the first floor to exit the building and proceed across the street to Winthrop’s Research & Academic Center, located on the corner of Second Street and Mineola Blvd.

For information about other free community education programs at the Hospital, please call 1-866-WINTHROP.

Contact: Karen Tripmacher
Community Education & Health Benefit
(516) 663-2234