Monongahela Valley Hospital Receives Donation for Diabetes Department


(October 1, 2019 - Carroll Township, Pa.)

Monongahela Valley Hospital's (MVH) Clinical Nutrition and Diabetes department received a gracious donation from District 14-M of the Lions Club International, which includes 44 clubs in four counties of Western Pennsylvania.

"Our global movement of service includes five areas, one of which is diabetes," said Lions Club District Governor, George Andrako, "Our strategic objective is to reduce the prevalence of diabetes and improve the quality of life for those diagnosed. We hope this donation can help people in our service region."

"We are honored to receive this donation for our community diabetes education programs," said Karen Leone-Pritts, Director of Clinical Nutrition and Diabetes at MVH. "The funds will support community outreach through diabetes prevention screenings."

MVH's Clinical Nutrition and Diabetes department offers free monthly programs and support groups designed to help with diabetes self-management. For more information on MVH's diabetes programs, visit the Clinical Nutrition and Diabetes page on the Monongahela Valley Hospital Web site.

Monongahela Valley Hospital Receives Donation for Diabetes Department photo
Pictured left to right: Kathy Guy, Karen Leone-Pritts, George Andrako, Pat Zimmerman and Melissa Marion.


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