BHS In the Community
|BHS Community Outreach Plans Diabetes Event|
|November 4, 2010
For Immediate Release
BHS Community Health Outreach to Hold Diabetes Event
PITTSFIELD, MA – The Berkshire Health Systems Community Health Outreach program will hold a special event focusing on diabetes later this month. The program, free and open to all, will be held on Thursday, November 18th from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the Salvation Army in Pittsfield.
The event will feature education from diabetes specialist Candace Lusa, RN, a Certified Diabetes Educator, diabetes screenings and risk assessments and blood pressure testing. In addition, a limited supply of blood glucose meters will be distributed for free, based on the need of the patient.
No registration is required for this event, and anyone wishing to attend can stop by at any time during the 8:30 to 11:30 timeframe.