BMH Announces Upcoming Diabetic Wellness Workshop, May 8

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Vermonters can sign up now for Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s upcoming Helping Yourself to Health Self-Management Program, a series of free workshops focused on helping people manage and improve their health. The evidence-based Helping Yourself to Health programs provide a supportive atmosphere for participants to focus on building skills to manage health conditions by sharing experiences and providing mutual support.

Diabetes Healthy Living, one of the program’s workshops, will meet from 2:00pm to 4:30pm on Mondays beginning May 8, 2017 to June 19th, 2017 at Red Clover Commons third floor conference room.

The program continues for total number of 6 weeks excluding Memorial Day. The workshop is for those with diabetes or caretakers of a person with diabetes. It is free for eligible participants and preregistration is required.

For more information or to register for a program, contact: Elisha Underwood at 802-257-8867.

Founded in 1904, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) is a licensed, 61-bed, not-for-profit community hospital located in southeastern Vermont, serving a rural population of about 55,000 people in 22 towns in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. The BMH medical staff includes board-certified providers in primary care and many other specialties, with a shared mission of providing exceptional health care delivered with compassion and respect. The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Health System includes the BMH Medical Group, a multispecialty group practice of primary care and specialty care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Over 110 active volunteers assist BMH’s 600 employees in caring for our community.

Helping Yourself to Health and its website MyHealthyVT.org are the result of a partnership among the Greater Burlington YMCA, the Vermont Department of Health, and Vermont Blueprint for Health, three Vermont organizations dedicated to helping Vermonters get the support they need to take control of their health. The free Helping Yourself to Health programs help Vermonters get started and provide them the support they need to keep going. To learn more visit MyHealthyVT.org.

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Date: 
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 2:00pm