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Clarkston health fair offers free screenings, fun family activities for people with diabetes

Clarkston, GA June 02, 2022

Endocrine experts will provide free health services and fun family activities to the local refugee and immigrant community of DeKalb County during EndoCares® Atlanta, an in-person health education event being held on Saturday, June 11.

What: The Endocrine Society is partnering with Emory University, Grady Health and the Clarkston Community Center to bring Atlanta complimentary health services and hormone health education. The event will focus on diabetes, obesity and heart health.

Activities: Free wellness activities being offered include diabetes and cholesterol screenings, food, kids' activities and healthy cooking demonstrations. Free COVID vaccinations will also be offered for children and adults.

Attending Clinicians: 

  • Sonya Haw, M.D., of Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga.
  • Priyathama Vellanki, M.D., of Emory University School of Medicine
  • Melanie Haines, M.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Mass.

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT

Location: Clarkston Community Center, 3701 College Avenue, Clarkston, Ga. 30021

More information about the event is available on our website: endocrine.org/AtlantaEC

About Endocrine Society

Endocrinologists are at the core of solving the most pressing health problems of our time, from diabetes and obesity to infertility, bone health, and hormone-related cancers. The Endocrine Society is the world’s oldest and largest organization of scientists devoted to hormone research and physicians who care for people with hormone-related conditions.

The Society has more than 18,000 members, including scientists, physicians, educators, nurses and students in 122 countries. To learn more about the Society and the field of endocrinology, visit our site at www.endocrine.org. Follow us on Twitter at @TheEndoSociety and @EndoMedia.

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