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Lahiri to speak at support group meeting

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Dr. Aparimita Lahiri, M.D. will be the featured guest speaker at this month’s Diabetes Support Group.

Lahiri is a Los Alamos Endocrinologist. The talk will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday in the Nambe Room at Fuller Lodge.
Lahiri will address promising developments regarding diabetes management and treatment. She will also touch on the genetics of Type II Diabetes in respect to who are most likely to develop the disease and what steps can be taken to slow down its development.
The Diabetes Support Group is open to anyone who has diabetes, including family, friends and others in a supporting role. Participants can learn more about diabetes, or reinforce what they already know.
The purpose of the Diabetes Support Group is to help those dealing with diabetes live with and manage their chronic condition. It also wants to attract people who would like emotional support for living with diabetes, as well as those who would like to learn some strategies for managing diabetes.
Each support group meeting is topic oriented and members discuss the topic and related issues during the meeting.
The Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service sponsors the free Diabetes Support Group. Mary Beugelsdijk, certified Diabetes educator and Paula Roybal Sánchez, extension home economist provide leadership to the group.
For more information, contact Sánchez at the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service, 662-2656 or paulas@nmsu.edu. No registration is required.
If you are handicapped or disabled individual in need of special arrangements in order to participate in this program please notify contact the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service at 662-2656 or paulas@nmsu.edu