Program helps prepare diabetics for summer season

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A program at a Brooklyn hospital is helping diabetics manage their blood sugar during the summer season.

The Diabetes Self-Management and Prevention Program is located at NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County.

Officials say the program helps teach patients about proper hydration, controlling blood pressure, reducing A1C blood glucose levels, and promoting healthy eating.

Pre-diabetic patients learn skills to prevent diabetes.

The program is available to New York City residents with a referral from their doctor.

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