SMMC offers free screenings for diabetes, hypertension

According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 30 million Americans are living with diabetes and 86 million have prediabetes and are at risk for developing diabetes. In recognition of American Diabetes Month, November, St. Michael’s Medical Center, 111 Central Ave., Newark, will host a special diabetes event on Friday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The program will include diabetes and hypertension screenings (blood glucose and blood pressure), foot screenings, educational information and a healthy holiday cooking demonstration at 12:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend this event, and walk-ins are welcome.

The Observer Staff