Today’s news:

7th annual Diabetes Walk for Health

The Brooklyn Diabetes Task Force will celebrate its Seventh Annual Diabetes Walk for Health, August 15 at the Prospect Park Bartel Lot on 15th Street, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The walk, which offers a 1.5 mile and a three mile walk route, depending on your level fitness, will include information on diabetes and related topics, health screenings, music, and free raffles. Attendance is free of charge.

Brooklyn has one of the highest incidences of diabetes in the five boroughs. Statistics reveal that every one in three central Brooklyn residents has diabetes.

The Brooklyn Diabetes Task Force is committed to raising awareness about diabetes prevention and management through this walk. It is important for the public to learn about the risks for diabetes, how it can be prevented and the management options available to them. Health professionals will be in attendance to answer any questions.

For more, call 718-270-2424 or email brooklyndiabetestf@gmail.com.

Pin It
Print this story Permalink

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynDaily.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynDaily.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

CNG: Community Newspaper Group