This fair is an opportunity to learn about diabetes, including the newest methods and tools for managing the disease. Attendees can talk one-on-one with healthcare professionals that specialize in the treatment of diabetes, and learn about the best foods to include in a healthy diet.
Diabetes experts on-site will also offer tips and tricks to exercise in any season as well as free literature to take home. Free diabetic product samples will also be available.
Attendees can enter to win a grand prize by filling out a brief health questionnaire.
For more information, please contact Doug Miller, MPH, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator, at (978) 630-5719 or douglas.miller@
About Heywood Healthcare
Heywood Healthcare is an independent, community-owned healthcare system located in the North Central region of Massachusetts. It is comprised of Heywood Hospital, a non-profit, 153-bed acute-care hospital in Gardner, MA; Athol Hospital, a 25-bed not-for-profit, Critical Access Hospital in Athol, MA; Heywood Medical Group with primary care physicians and specialists located throughout the region; and four satellite facilities -Winchendon Health Center and Murdock School-based Health Center in Winchendon, West River Health Center in Orange and Heywood Rehabilitation Center in Gardner.
About Heywood Hospital
Part of the Heywood Healthcare system, Heywood Hospital is a 153-bed acute care hospital in Gardner, MA, which provides a broad range of high quality medical, surgical, obstetrical, pediatric and behavioral health services on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The hospital’s Centers of Excellence include the Watkins Center for Emergency and Acute Care; the LaChance Maternity Center; the Diabetes Center; and the Heywood Heart Center, an affiliate of the Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence at UMass Memorial Health Care.