LONG BRANCH – The Center for Diabetes Education at Monmouth Medical Center will host Diabetes: The Individual, The Family & The Community, an annual event to help people with diabetes and those who care about them cope with disease.
The free event will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Branches, located at 123 Monmouth Road in West Long Branch.
Held in recognition of American Diabetes Month, the event will include blood pressure, glucose and stroke screenings, as well as body composition analysis. Presentations throughout the evening will cover a variety of topics, including diabetes and obesity, the importance of exercise in diabetes and weight management, healthy eating and meal planning and diabetes education and the importance of self-management.
Radio personalities from Breeze Radio 107.1 FM and Thunder 106 FM will also be on hand with giveaways, door prizes and more. Beverages and light fare will be available.
Registration begins at 5 p.m.
Additional information and registration are available by calling 888-724-7123 or visiting the Monmouth Medical Center website at www.barnabashealth.org.