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Senator Thompson Sponsors Latino Diabetes Conference. "Helping to raise diabetes awareness."

 

For Immediate Release: October 7, 2009
Contact: Fabiola Friot | friot@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705
Heather Zeisz | Zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705



Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will be holding a Latino Diabetes Conference on Saturday, November 7, 2009 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon located at the Niagara Library at 280 Porter Avenue.


“Diabetes is a health concern in every society,” said Senator Thompson. “This conference is a great way to raise awareness in the Hispanic community.”


The keynote speaker for this event is Dr. Juan Carlos Hernandez, M.D. from Buffalo General Hospital.  He will be doing a presentation along with a question and answer session. 


Sponsors for the conference are: NYS Senator Antoine M. Thompson, The Association of Hispanic Pastors, Hispanics United and the American Diabetes Association.


If you would like to attend, please call Fabiola Friot in Senator Thompson’s District Office for more details 716-854-8705.


Who:  NYS Senator Antoine M. Thompson – 60th District
  The Association of Hispanic Pastors
  Hispanics United
  The American Diabetes Association


What:  Latino Diabetes Conference


Where: Niagara Library 280 Porter Avenue – Buffalo, NY


When:  Saturday, November 7, 2009  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM


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