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Newburgh, NY – Beginning April 19, 2018, the St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital (SLCH) Diabetes Management Program will host monthly support group meetings at both its Newburgh and Cornwall campuses. The program expansion features not only two locations, but also day and evening sessions.

The Newburgh support group meetings will take place the third Thursday of each month from 1-2 p.m. in the Drake Conference Center, located in the Main Lobby of the hospital’s Newburgh campus at 70 Dubois Street. For more information, or to register, call (845) 568-2925. 

Dates for the remainder of 2018 are April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15 and December 20.

Gatherings at the Cornwall campus, located at 19 Laurel Avenue, will be held the fourth Thursday of every month from 6-7 p.m. To register, call (845) 568-2878. Meeting space may vary, so it is recommended to call ahead to confirm. 

The meeting dates in Cornwall include April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, September 25, October 23 and November 27.

The diabetes management program offered by St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital empowers patients to understand and live with the disease. While careful monitoring and certain adjustments are necessary, many diabetics lead fun and active lifestyles. The team approach helps patients understand all the factors that go into managing the day-to-day realities of living with diabetes. The program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and is covered by most health insurance plans.

For more information, including an updated monthly schedule of office hours at both campuses and information about the eight-hour Diabetes Self-Management Education class, visit https://bit.ly/SLCHDiabetesSelfMgmt

About St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital
St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital (SLCH) is a not-for-profit community hospital with campuses in Newburgh and Cornwall, NY. The hospital is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the Hudson Valley and has achieved excellence in the delivery of compassionate and comprehensive health care services. The Joint Commission noted SLCH for excellence in Key Quality Measures in the management of Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Stroke and Surgical Care. SLCH is also recognized as an industry leader in using information technology to improve patient care, by winning the Most Wired Award for the fourth year in a row. In January 2018, SLCH officially became part of the Montefiore Health System to strengthen the delivery of health care locally and enhance access to exceptional specialty care for Hudson Valley residents.

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