Saint Michael's to Host Diabetes Screening and Education Event

Saint Michael's to Host Diabetes Screening and Education Event

10-15-2015

Newark, NJ—According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 30 million Americans are living with diabetes and 86 million have prediabetes and are at risk for developing diabetes. In recognition of American Diabetes Month, November, Saint Michael's Medical Center will host a special diabetes event on Friday, November 13, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Saint Michael's Medical Center located at 111 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ.

The event will include diabetes and hypertension screenings (blood glucose and blood pressure), foot screenings, educational information and a healthy holiday cooking demonstration at 12:30 p.m.

There is no cost to attend this event and walk-ins are welcome.

About Saint Michael’s Medical Center

Established by the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor in 1867, Saint Michael’s is a 357-bed regional tertiary-care, teaching, and research center in the heart of Newark’s business and educational district. Saint Michael’s Medical Center is currently a member of Trinity Health. Learn more at www.smmcnj.org.

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Contact:

Cathy Toscano, Director of Communications
Marketing and Public Relations
Saint Michael’s Medical Center
(O): 973.596.3804 / (C): 973.803.2055
ctoscano@smmcnj.org

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