The Center for Diabetes at Springfield Hospital Recognizes American Diabetes Month with free, comprehensive, community event - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

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Published on October 11, 2013

The Center for Diabetes at Springfield Hospital Recognizes American Diabetes Month with Free, Comprehensive, Community Event

The Crozer-Keystone Health System Center for Diabetes is proud to recognize American Diabetes Month and will once again celebrate with a free, comprehensive, community education event. The annual “Healthy Living with Diabetes,” health fair, will take place on November 2 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Springfield Hospital in the main lobby.

This event features 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 receive free glucose and cholesterol screenings, blood pressure screenings and free flu shots. The Center for Diabetes educators are available through out the day to talk with visitors about the Center’s services and educational opportunities.

Speakers include: Lawrence Wallach, M.D., medical director for the Center for Diabetes and CKHS Endocrinologist and Ingram Roberts, M.D., CKHS Gastroenterologist. Instructor Alexander Young will be giving a “Cardio Kick” demonstration and a half hour class in the main lobby.

For more information about the Center for Diabetes, call (610) 328-8920 or visit http://diabetes.crozerkeystone.org.

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 www.crozerkeystone.org.

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