The Friedwald Diabetes Center will celebrate their recent move with a grand opening this week. The community is invited to meet the staff, tour the new location and learn about the diabetes services that are offered. The Center offers diabetes prevention programs, individual consultation, group classes, medical nutrition therapy, and support groups as well as other special programs. The Center is located at 475 New Hempstead Road in New Hempstead, NY.
On Tuesday, 12 February, there will be a buffet dinner beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Center. The evening’s program will feature a diabetes prevention seminar presented by physician Dr. Don Zwickler, who has been named the center's Director.
"I have had the privilege of taking care of many diabetic patients at Friedwald Center for the last several years," said Dr Zwickler. "The illustrious administration and staff have expended a great deal of time and effort to ensure excellent care of diabetic patients."
Dr. Zwickler attended Yeshiva University and medical school at New York University School of Medicine. Today he specializes in internal medicine and endocrinology and is a diabetes specialist.
Dorothy Harper of The American Diabetes Association (ADA) extends congratulations to the entire staff of the Friedwald Diabetes Center. In addition to the ADA, the new diabetes center is also affiliated Novo Nordisk, Nyack Hospital, Valley Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, and all major New York medical facilities. Educational services are offered in a soothing, non-clinical environment.
"I am so proud that we are implementing this innovative and exciting project, which will certainly enhance our continuum of care and renowned exemplary customer service," said Steve Staum , Administrator of Friedwald Center, is very enthusiastic about the latest addition to Friedwald Center's vast array of specialized services and programs.