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Diabetes Wellness Program

The Diabetes Wellness Program offers education about better diabetes management. The sessions are led by Stephanie Cordaro, MS, RD, CDN, a dietitian affiliated with St. John's Episcopal Hospital, and feature expert healthcare professionals as guest speakers. The program meets at St. John's Episcopal Hospital, 327 Beach 19th Street, First Floor Board Room, Far Rockaway, New York 11691. For more information please call Stephanie Cordaro at 718-869-5425.

Date Topic Guest Speaker
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 1:30pm Diabetes Control & Prevention Jonathoan Eckstein DO, Family Practice
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 1:30pm Coping with Diabetes Jacqueline Lutchmidat LMSW, Social Work Manager
Monday, May 1, 2017- 1:30pm Diabetes & Diet Healthy Cooking Stephanie Cordaro RD, CDN, CDE, Nutrition
Monday, June 5, 2017 - 1:30pm Diabetes & the Kidney Nikita McClean RN, Nurse Manager Dialysis
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 1:30pm Diabetes & Medication Aziz Wahab RPH, Pharmacy
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 1:30pm Diabetes & Exercise Farhat Shaikh PT, MSPT, Director, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 1:30pm Diabetes & Foot Care Joseph Tarrentino, DPM, Podiatry
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 1:30pm Diabetes & Eyecare Richard Luck, DO, Ophthalmology

The group meets on the first Monday of every month at 1:30 pm in the Hospital’s first floor Boardroom.

Childbirth Education Class

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is pleased to offer childbirth preparation, newborn care and breastfeeding classes. Our goal is to enable parents to be fully informed of their choices in childbirth, as well as the care of their infant. Our instructor has extensive training and offers hands on experience as to what you can expect giving birth in the Hospital and bringing your bundle of joy home.

Classes meet the 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in St. John's Episcopal Hospital, Room 715, Tower 7

For more information please contact Debbie Steger-Cohen, RN, MSN, IBCLC Lactation Consultant & Childbirth Education Coordinator at 718-869-7276 or

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