Assemblyman Durso Sponsors a Free Diabetes Prevention Program

Assemblyman Michael Durso (Massapequa Park), in coordination with Catholic Health and the Village of Massapequa Park Mayor Dan Pearl, sponsored a free presentation titled “Diabetes: Healthy-Living, Eating, and Moving” at the Massapequa Park Senior Center. The presenter, Amy Ferguson, MS, RD, of St. Joseph’s Hospital, discussed how to prevent and manage diabetes. Topics included nutrition and exercise, mental and behavioral health practices, understanding your medications and reducing complications.

“I am thrilled to be partnering with Catholic Health to offer free health and wellness lectures to our senior citizen community as part of my annual Senior Health Series”, said Durso. “Thank you to Catholic Health and their affiliates for providing these important health education classes to our communities.”