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Top 5 Ways to Stop Diabetes and Get Healthy Now
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM (EDT)
How’s your health? Do you take
pretty good care of yourself? Or do you find yourself saying one or more of these statements often?
- I have to lose
- I don’t get enough
- I should eat better, but I don’t always feel like it.
- I need to quit
you're ready to get healthier now, this is the webinar for you.
Community Health Charities is partnering with the American Diabetes
Association to reveal the top 5 ways you can stop type 2 diabetes and
heart disease. Join this webinar to learn:
- If you’re at risk
for type 2 diabetes and heart disease
- How you can make
your own plan to reach your goals for better health
- How to make your plan
realistic and achievable
Join us on American Diabetes
Association Alert Day®, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at 12:00 PM (EDT) to learn more. Click here now to register!
About the Speaker: Virginia Peragallo-Dittko, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE
Ms. Peragallo-Dittko is Executive Director of the
Diabetes and Obesity Institute at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola,
NY. She served as Director of the Diabetes Education Center at
Winthrop-University Hospital from 1985 to 2010. She is also a Professor of Medicine at SUNY
Stony Brook School of Medicine, is Board-certified in Advanced Diabetes
Management and is a Fellow of the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
Peragallo-Dittko currently serves as Chair of the Prevention Committee of the American
Diabetes Association. She also serves as Associate Editor of The Diabetes
Educator journal and formerly served as Editor-in-Chief of Program
Publications for the American Diabetes Association. In 2007, she was
named Outstanding Educator in Diabetes by the American Diabetes
Association. In 1990, she was named Diabetes Educator of the Year
by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Ms. Peragallo-Dittko has the distinction
of being the only recipient of both elite national awards.
Ms. Peragallo-Dittko edited the textbook A Core Curriculum for Diabetes Education, Second
Addendum. She has been published in the area of diabetes education in
many books, as well as lay and professional journals. A respected
international lecturer, she has lectured extensively for lay and
audiences and has participated in radio and television interviews.About the Member Charity: American Diabetes Association
mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure
diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
They lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and
fight for those affected by diabetes. They also fund research to
prevent, cure and manage diabetes; deliver services to hundreds of
communities; provide objective and credible information and give a voice
to those denied their rights because of diabetes. To learn more, please
Community Health Charities through its Health Matters at Work® program offers frequent webinars on a specific chronic disease or illness. The following webinars have been prepared for educational and informational purposes only and is not medical advice or a medical opinion. For specific medical advice, diagnosis and/or treatment, please contact your health care provider or physician.