HOLYOKE, MA - October 30, 2017 - Holyoke Medical Center will be hosting a free Diabetes Wellness Fair on Wednesday, November 15 from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the HMC Auxiliary Conference Center. This event is free and open to the public.
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The Diabetes Wellness Fair will offer free blood pressure checks, Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test Questionnaire, raffles, and more. Medical experts will be on hand to offer information on preventing diabetes related complications, including skin, foot, dental, eye, and ear health. Exercise and food portion control demonstrations will be presented and allow for hands-on participation.
Pharmacists will be on hand to discuss medications available to treat diabetes. Private consultations for those with more in-depth questions about medications and how to manage their diabetes can be scheduled. These one-on-one, half-hour meetings will be by appointment only; call 413.534.2789 to register.
In conjunction with the Diabetes Wellness Fair, a free flu clinic will also be held from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Registration for flu shots is required by calling 413.534.2533.
Complimentary valet parking will be available. HMC also offers regular transportation services throughout areas of Holyoke, Chicopee, and South Hadley, which will be available for a portion of the fair. To inquire about and to arrange transportation, please call HMC Transportation Services at 413.534.2607.