Niagara University nurses, in conjunction with the Parish Nurse Ministries of New York, Inc., have launched a six week educational seminar intended to heighten public awareness and discussion of a person’s lifestyle management of diabetes. This free pilot program, titled DEFY DIABETES, is being held at Corpus Christi Church in Buffalo. The next seminar will be scheduled in November based upon interest expressed by the community. All are welcome, but reservations are required. For details, call 566-1163.
The DEFY DIABETES educational outreach program is based on the significant number of Americans living with or at risk for developing diabetes. This program is made possible through a grant from the New York State Health Foundation to the Institute for Leadership in New York City who is rolling out the project. The local coordinator is the Network for Religious Communities. [Read more…]