Learn about new developments in diabetes at Griffin

The Diabetes Education & Support Group at Griffin Hospital will host two free presentations about diabetes research on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby.

Dr. Patricia Chandler, director of Pfizer New Haven Clinical Research Unit, and Rockiy Ayettey, grants coordinator and research associate, Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center will host “What’s New in Diabetes Research?”

The program will give an in-depth view of new developments in diabetes and diabetes studies being conducted at both facilities will be discussed.

The presentations will be 2:30 p.m. in the hospital’s childbirth classroom A and at 6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s dining room.

The Diabetes Education & Support Group meets September - June on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss the management of diabetes, its challenges and day-to-day dietary concerns.

All diabetics and their families are welcome to attend. No registration is required. Free valet parking is available for the 2:30 p.m. session. For more information, call Mary Swansiger at 203-732-1137.