Emmy Award-Winning TV Star Sherri Shepherd Provides Diabetes Advice at Chilton Hospital Event|
Chilton Hospital and Friends' Health Connection present “Living With and Preventing Diabetes With Sherri Shepherd” on Tuesday, May 7, at 6:45 p.m., at the Wayne YMCA, 1 Pike Drive, Wayne.
Comedienne and Actress Sherri Shepherd, who is an Emmy award-winning talk show co-host from ABC’s “The View,” will share real-life practical advice to help attendees fight or prevent diabetes and lose weight. She will talk about her personal experience with diabetes and provide tips from her new book, “Plan D: How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes.”
Chilton Hospital diabetes clinicians will also be available to offer extra tips on prevention, management and healthy lifestyles.
Pre-registration is $10, which includes a copy of Shepherd’s book. For more information call Chilton’s Community Outreach Department at (973) 831-5367.
About Friends’ Health Connection:
Friends’ Health Connection enhances mind, body and soul through its personalized support network and dynamic educational and motivational programs. It works with hospitals and other nonprofit organizations to complement their program offerings, and connects people with resources and support that can enrich their lives. For more information, visit www.friendshealthconnection.org
About Chilton Hospital:
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is the first hospital in New Jersey to received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Chilton recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. It is also a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. In addition, Chilton is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012. Chilton’s many services include a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center a weight loss surgery program and minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.