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CornerStone Vol. 24, No. 1, Spring 2014
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More Than Skin Deep: One Woman’s Dramatic Weight Loss Journey
NYU Winthrop Named Among America’s Best Breast Centers
Local Resident Presents Generous Gift to NYU Winthrop
One Family’s Most Momentous Gift in Gratitude for Lifesaving Care
NYU Winthrop Celebrates Opening of State-of-the-Art Electrophysiology Lab
NYU Winthrop Offers Relief to Longtime Sufferers of Endometriosis
Mothers and Babies Find Support for Healthy Pregnancy and Delivery at NYU Winthrop
Unique Sports Medicine Program Scores Big Among Local Athletes and Coaches
NYU Winthrop Named to Top 100 of the 2013 HomeCare Elite(TM)
Gala Raises more than $900,000 for NYU Winthrop
NYU Winthrop Offers Bite of Hope to Pediatric Diabetes Patients
Yuletide Ball Raises Over $160,000 for Child Life Program
Once again, Local Foundation Garners Outstanding Support for NYU Winthrop
The Michael Magro Foundation Education Program
NYU Winthrop Event Rocks to Beat Pediatric Cancer
Local Kiwanis Club Shows Continued Support for NYU Winthrop
Special Visits Brighten Young Patients' Days
Golfing for a Cause
Diabetes Education Center Kicks Off 35th Anniversary Celebration with a Special Celebrity
Grateful Patient Gives Back to NYU Winthrop
NYU Winthrop Celebrates Grand Reopening of the Hempstead High School Health Center
Mothers and Daughters Gather in Support of NYU Winthrop
NYU Winthrop Hospital: Committed to Addressing Public Health Needs of the Community
Former Senator's Final "Extend the Holidays" Toy Drive Proves to be the Best One Yet
Overcoming Pancreatic Cancer is Music to One Man’s Ears
 

Diabetes Education Center Kicks Off 35th Anniversary Celebration with a Special Celebrity

Members of NYU WinthropUniversity Hospital's Diabetes Education Center Team.

In celebration of 35 years of service to the community in providing diabetes education and support to individuals with diabetes and their families, NYU WinthropUniversity Hospital's Diabetes Education Center was pleased to host an interactive night of food, fun and fine dining with Celebrity Chef Tom Schaudel on March 10, 2014. With over 100 participants, the event, which was held at the Atrium at Jewel, featured an entertaining cooking demonstration along with a delicious three-course meal that included a roasted cauliflower appetizer followed by a pan seared salmon tostada with beans and mango salsa. Dessert included peaches with greek yogurt and lavender honey.

"Thirty-five years of service to our community is certainly a momentous milestone for NYU Winthrop's Diabetes Education Center, which was the first outpatient education program in New York State accredited by the national American Diabetes Association," said Lynne Chimon, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDN, CDE, Director of NYU Winthrop's Diabetes Education Center. "We were pleased to partner with Chef Tom Schaudel on this event, which proved to be enjoyable and informative for all those in attendance."

Pictured left (l.-r.) are Virginia Peragallo-Dittko, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE, Executive Director of NYU Winthrop's Diabetes and Obesity Institute; Chef Tom Schaudel; Lynne Chimon, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDN, CDE, Director of NYU Winthrop's Diabetes Education Center; and Terrie Magro, Physician Liaison at NYU Winthrop.

Further commemorating the Center's 35th anniversary, free educational events are also being planned at NYU Winthrop throughout the year including a special program on May 1, 2014 entitled, "35 Hot Topics in Diabetes," which will provide an opportunity to hear the latest research, learn about useful self-management tools and clarify the mixed messages associated with nutrition.

Since opening its doors in 1979, the Diabetes Education Center at NYU Winthrop has helped improve the lives of countless individuals living with diabetes through its highly regarded educational and support programs. A pioneer in the field of diabetes education, the Diabetes Education Center continues to equip adults and children with the knowledge and tools necessary to manage diabetes as well as provides lifestyle programs designed to prevent diabetes.

For additional information about upcoming events or the Diabetes Education Center at NYU Winthrop, please call 1-866-WINTHROP.