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For Immediate Release:
October 25, 2012


Southcoast Health System and Bayside YMCA present a new healthy living series "Partnering for a Healthy East Bay"

First event on November 8 to focus on diabetes


BARRINGTON, R.I. — Southcoast™ Health System, in partnership with the Bayside YMCA, presents "Partnering for a Healthy East Bay," a new monthly series focused on helping you and your family live a healthy lifestyle.

The free health education programs are designed to help you make healthier decisions and support your well-being.

The November health education program "Diabetes. Are you at risk?" will take place on Thursday, November 8, at 7 p.m. at the Barrington Public Library, 281 County Road in Barrington.

Southcoast's certified diabetes educator, Geraldine Santos, RN, MSN, will discuss common myths, statistics and risk factors for diabetes. A diabetes risk assessment will also be offered.


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Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-961-5280
Pager: 508-387-2532
Fax: 508-961-5876
poyants@southcoast.org



Southcoast Health System is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and East Bay, Rhode Island.

It includes the three hospitals that make up Southcoast Hospitals Group — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Southcoast provides advanced clinical services, such as open heart surgery, angioplasty and heart rhythm services, comprehensive cancer care, neurosurgery, weight loss surgery, orthopedic surgery, advanced imaging services and is the only provider of maternity services in the region.

Southcoast is a not-for-profit charitable organization that depends on the support of the community to provide services. More information is available online at www.southcoast.org. Connect to Southcoast through social media at www.southcoast.org/connect/.





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