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Diabetes Education Program in October at BMC
September 22, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BHS TO PRESENT DIABETES MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

PITTSFIELD, MA – Berkshire Health Systems’ Diabetes Education program will present a free public program on diabetes management from the patient perspective on Tuesday, October 7th. “Taking Control” will be held at Berkshire Medical Center at 7:00 pm in Private Dining Room A, located near the BMC Café on the ground floor.

The speaker for the program is Ruth Charne, a member of the A1C Champions Program, a patient-led approach to diabetes education. She will discuss achieving good glucose control, learning about effective self-management, developing a balanced and healthy lifestyle, planning and prioritizing diabetes management, overcoming fears surrounding diabetes and finding resources for diabetes support.

For more information, contact Ann Kohn at the BHS Diabetes Education program, 413-395-7942.
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