Dr. Lahiri Speaking at Diabetes Support Group Monday

Dr. Greg Charlton, Sleep Specialist, LAMC, Pamela Garcia, patient Outreach Coordinator and Linda Trujillo, Sleep Lab Manager present at sleep apnea support group meeting. Courtesy photo

HEALTH News:

Aparimita Lahiri, MD, a Los Alamos Endocrinologist, will be this month’s featured guest speaker at the Los Alamos Diabetes Support Group meeting 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, in the Nambe Room at Fuller Lodge.

Aparimita Lahiri, MD

Dr. Lahiri will address promising developments regarding diabetes management and treatment. She also will touch on the genetics of Type II Diabetes in respect to who are most likely to develop the disease and what steps can be taken to slow down its development.

The Diabetes Support Group is open to anyone who has diabetes, including family, friends and others in a supporting role. Participants can learn more about diabetes, or reinforce what they already know. The purpose of the Diabetes Support Group is to help those dealing with diabetes live with and manage their chronic condition. It also wants to attract people who would like emotional support for living with diabetes, as well as those who would like to learn some strategies for managing diabetes. Each support group meeting is topic oriented and members discuss the topic and related issues during the meeting.  

The Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service sponsors this free Diabetes Support Group. Mary Beugelsdijk, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Paula Roybal Sánchez, Extension Home Economist provide leadership to the group.  

For more information, contact Paula Roybal Sánchez at the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service, 505.662.2656 or paulas@nmsu.edu. No registration is required.

Handicapped or disabled individuals in need of special arrangements in order to participate in this program should notify contact the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service at 505.662.2656 or paulas@nmsu.edu

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