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Diabetes risk is topic of hospital's Nov. 16 Walk with a Doc in Newington

New Britain [November 06 2013] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut's Saturday, Nov. 16 Walk with a Doc will be held at 9 a.m. at Mill Pond Park, Newington. It will include a 30-minute walk and health tips from Manmeet Kaur, M.D., endocrinologist, who will discuss Diabetes: Are you at Risk?

Sign-in is at 8:30 a.m. New participants will receive a hat and pedometer; each walker will receive a water bottle.

On Dec. 7 the hospital will host a walk at Rockwell Park, Bristol, where internist Ellie Roesch, M.D., will talk about diet and fitness tips for 2014.

HOCC's Walk with a Doc program is part of Just Walk!, a Walk with a Doc program that hosts free community walks at area parks that are led by doctors and stress the benefits of exercise while providing health tips. Sponsor is HPC Foodservice.

Walk with a Doc was started in 2005 by a cardiologist in Ohio. There are nearly 100 active Walk with a Doc sites in the United States as well as in other countries.

For more information, please visit www.hartfordhealthcare.org/walkwithadoc or call 1-877-914-WALK.

Contact: Kimberly Gensicki, 860-224-5900 X6507














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