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Manage Your Diabetes Like a Champion!
Diabetes Patient Speaks Out About Taking Control of the Disease. Kirk Kenyon was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at the age of 43 and he wants people to know that diabetes does not have to limit you. Kirk will be speaking at Newport Health Center on Tuesday, November 29 at 6:00 PM. In a conversation with participants, he will discuss developing a balanced, healthy lifestyle, overcoming fears surrounding diabetes and finding resources for diabetes support. The workshop is free and open to the public. Please call 863-4100 by November 25 to reserve your place for this timely discussion. Newport Health Center is located at 11 John Stark Highway, Newport, NH.
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NOVEMBER 2011

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