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Published on April 12, 2012

Diabetes talk, free screening at Peninsula Wellness Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544
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MONTEREY, Calif. — Myths and prevention related to diabetes will be discussed at a free event at Peninsula Wellness Center in Marina on Thursday, April 19. Participants will also receive a free glucose test and a guest pass to the wellness center.

Michelle Barth, a registered dietitian at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, and Agnieszka Lech, a doctor at Peninsula Primary Care in Marina, will lead the discussion on one of the most-talked-about health conditions of our time.

The event is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the center, 2920 2nd Ave., Marina. Space is limited. RSVP by calling 883-5656.

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ABOUT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, established in 1934, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 207 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through locations including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at http://www.chomp.org/