Category Archives: Living with Chronic Illness

Dr. Bennet Davis Visits CHC!

On Thursday, March 24, 2016 Dr. Bennet Davis, the nation’s leading pain specialist, visited CHC and the Weitzman Institute for discussions surrounding the opioid epidemic, Project ECHO Pain and Project ECHO Buprenorphine. For those who don’t know, Project ECHO® (Extension … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Matthew Huddleston, MD

Someone once told me a good physician is a good teacher and based upon my recent conversation with Dr. Huddleston, I can attest to that being true. With a calm and compassionate demeanor Dr. Huddleston spoke about his education from … Continue reading

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Successfully Helping Patients Manage their Diabetes and Take Ownership of their Health!

The Danbury Community Health Center has implemented a new way to assist patients with managing their chronic disease and improve their overall health- Shared Medical Visits. The goal of these shared medical visits is to improve patient outcomes by empowering … Continue reading

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month!

As many of you know November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and the number of people effected by this disease is ever increasing in the United States and around the world. This month is intended to shed light on the daily … Continue reading

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Weitzman Weekly

Spotlight: Khushbu Khatri This week, I had the chance to speak with the first ever AmeriCorps member to serve at the Weitzman Institute (WI). Some may know Khushbu Khatri from her involvement in a multitude of projects but few are fortunate … Continue reading

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“Exception Women” Group – Resources

I want to share with you one of the resources we’ve been using in my “Exceptional Women”, (Living with Chronic Illness) group.  There is a wonderful book by J.S. Dorian called “Above and Beyond; 365 Meditations for Transcending Chronic Pain and … Continue reading

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Welcome to “Exceptional Women; Living with Chronic Illness”

Hello, My name is Jana Noyes.  I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist working at the CHC Groton and New London sites.  I have a group I call “Exceptional Women”, which is made up of women living with a variety … Continue reading

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