Jersey Shore University Medical Center To Hold Lectures On Diabetes Awareness Day

Contact:Robert Cavanaugh
Phone:732-776-4166
Email:rcavanaugh@meridianhealth.com

Jersey Shore University Medical Center To Hold Lectures On Diabetes Awareness Day

Discussions and education for healthy living strategies for managing diabetes

Jersey Shore University Medical Center and area physicians will join together on Diabetes Awareness Day, Friday, November 7, to educate and discuss healthy living strategies for managing your diabetes.

The event will take place in Lance Auditorium at Jersey Shore University Medical Center from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will feature three highly respected board certified Internal Medicine physicians; Melissa Young, M.D., Jay Sher, M.D., and Sunil Asnani, M.D., who each specialize in treating Diabetes. There will also be demonstrations by Meridian fitness and nutrition experts. Registration is required. Please call 1-800-DOCTORS to reserve a seat.

According to the American Diabetes Association, there are 23.6 million people in America with diabetes. Diabetes Awareness Day is an opportunity for those who have or know someone with diabetes, to learn more about the disease and how to manage it.

Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit university teaching and home to the K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital - the first children's hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and nationally-designated stroke center in the region. Jersey Shore University Medical Center specializes in cardiac care and surgery, orthopedics and rehabilitation, cancer care, and advanced women's and children's health services.

####