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Published on November 01, 2010

Phillies Phanatic and Crozer-Keystone Diabetes Services Team Up to Promote Diabetes Education


Flanked by Mary Jane McDevitt, RN,
BSN, CDE, and Mary Walden, RN, CDE,
the Phillies Phanatic delighted
participants with his antics and humor.

In addition to the Phanatic, this event featured educational lectures and workshops on topics that are important to those living with diabetes, as well as vendors and representatives of Crozer-Keystone. Attendees also received free glucose and cholesterol screenings, blood pressure screenings and free flu shots. The Center for Diabetes educators were available through out the day to talk with visitors about the Center’s services and educational opportunities.

Event speakers included Ruth Ann Fitzpatrick, M.D., CKHS endocrinologist; Christopher Williams, M.D., chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at Crozer-Chester Medical Center; and Patty Haney, Mid-Atlantic regional manager for Johnson and Johnson.

For more information about the Center for Diabetes, call (610) 328-8920 or visit

Springfield Hospital, a part of Crozer-Keystone Health System, is a not-for-profit community hospital that provides comprehensive acute-care services and wellness care. Each year, Springfield Hospital admits more than 1,700 patients and receives more than 11,000 Emergency Department visits. For more information, visit

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