SOURCE: Mount Sinai Medical Center

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cardiology & Diabetes Care

October 21, 2010 14:59 ET

Mount Sinai Medical Center Physicians Salute and Empower Latino Residents at Graduation Ceremony for Its Successful Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care Program

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 21, 2010) -  On October 28th the Mount Sinai Medical and its affiliated physicians will celebrate the Community Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care Program's graduation ceremony. This program is a collaborative educational outreach program, which was designed specifically for people mostly from the vulnerable Latino community who are disproportionately affected by Diabetes.

This program consists of a 5 week course where patients learn how to live, manage and prevent Diabetes. The graduates will be recognized for their accomplishments by a team of physicians driving the successful grassroots healthcare program; a collaboration between the Mount Sinai Medical Center and Dr. Eliscer Guzmán. 

What:
Graduation ceremony for the most recent graduates of the 5 week Community Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care Program in East Harlem. The grassroots program, which has experienced tremendous success, educates patients on everything from eating healthfully to exercise. Patients are monitored throughout the course and provided with a road map for healthy living. Because a majority of the patients are Latinos, the program is culturally tailored to meet the needs of the student body by offering bilingual teachers and curriculum specifically geared to things such as Latinos diets.

When:
Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Who:

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Latino residents from the Bronx are presented with graduation certificates by Mount Sinai Medical Center physicians and affiliates: Dr. Samer Kottiech and Dr. Eliscer Guzmán. Interviews with graduates and/or Physicians will also be arranged.

Where:
Cardiology and Diabetes Care Center
3340 Broadway, New York City, NY 10031

Time:
Graduation ceremony to commence at 9:00 AM

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