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Published on November 14, 2013

Learn About Healthy Living with Diabetes on November 2nd

The Crozer-Keystone Health System (CKHS) Center for Diabetes is proud to recognize American Diabetes Month with a free, comprehensive, community education event. “Healthy Living with Diabetes” will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Springfield Hospital. The event will feature a health fair that will include free screenings and information about diabetes risk factors provided by Crozer-Keystone departments and national vendors.

 

Lectures and screenings include:

  • 8-10 a.m., Free Glucose and Cholesterol Screenings: Patients are required to begin fasting at midnight in order to have the screening done at the health fair. Free screening vouchers will be given after 10 a.m. to those who forgot to fast.
  • 9 a.m., “Diabetes and the GI Tract — Is it out of rhythm?” featuring Ingram Roberts, CKHS gastroenterologist
  • 10 a.m., “Diabetes and Low Testosterone — What is the connection?” featuring Lawrence Wallach, M.D., medical director for the Center for Diabetes and CKHS Endocrinologist
  • 11:30 a.m., bring your workout clothes: Instructor Alexander Young will be giving a “Cardio Kick” demonstration in the Healthplex Sports Club®.

 

Healthy Living with Diabetes is for:

  • Those who have pre-diabetes or diabetes
  • Those who have a love done with pre-diabetes or diabetes
  • Those who just want to learn more about the disease

 

Free flu shots also will be available. To register for the event call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258).

Contact Us

Crozer-Keystone Health System

Grant Gegwich, Vice President

Phone: 610-447-6316
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-604-1728

Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Grant Gegwich, Vice President

Phone: 610-447-6316
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-604-1728

Kate Stier, Director

Phone: 610-447-6314
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-541-3130

Community Hospital

Grant Gegwich, Vice President

Phone: 610-447-6316
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-604-1728

Kate Stier,  Director

Phone: 610-447-6314
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-541-3130

Springfield Hospital

Grant Gegwich, Vice President

Phone: 610-447-6316
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-604-1728

Kate Stier,  Director

Phone: 610-447-6314
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-541-3130

Healthplex Sports Club

Grant Gegwich, Vice President

Phone: 610-447-6316
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-604-1728

Kate Stier, Director

Phone: 610-447-6314
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-541-3130

Delaware County Memorial Hospital

Mary Wascavage
Director of Public Relations and Marketing

Phone: 610-284-8619
Fax: 610-284-8606
Pager: 610-318-0861

Taylor Hospital

Mary Wascavage, Director

Phone: 610-284-8619
Fax: 610-284-8606
Pager: 610-318-0861