Category Archives: Nutrition

Fruity Fun Skewers

As summer quickly approaches we encourage everyone to eat healthy and be happy!  This weeks Featured recipe is: Fruity Fun Skewers Prep time: 15 minutes Ready in: 15 minutes Ingredients: 5 large strawberries, halves 1/4 cantaloupe, cut into balls or … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Dipak Patel

I recently sat down with Dipak Patel, DO to learn more about his background and career at CHC. Dr. Patel obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology and Nutrition from Pennsylvania State University and attended medical school at New York Institute … Continue reading

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Meet featured physician Robert Dudley, MD

As I was sitting in the lobby waiting for Dr. Dudley, I could see a little boy and his mother heading toward the exit. At around the same time Dr. Dudley walked through the front door and almost immediately the … Continue reading

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The Second Day of AmeriCorps Week, Serving Meals in New London!

For the second day of AmeriCorps Week the CHC HealthCorps members and I took a trip down to shore where we spent the day to volunteering at the New London Community Meal Center. The Meal center was established in 1985 … Continue reading

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Go Red For Women! Friday February 6th

Each year, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and stroke. But we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes! This Friday, February 6, is National Wear Red Day! … Continue reading

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The CHC HealthCorps MLK Day of Service Recap

On Monday, January 19th, the Americorps team of CHC, Inc. observed MLK day by participating in a day of service at the University of Bridgeport. They joined a group of UB students and community volunteers to create over 30,000 3-serving … 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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Food Day 2014, Join us for the Apple Crunch!

Friday October 24th is the 4th annual National Food Day!  It is a day that encourages Americans to eat healthier by inspiring changes in their own diets and the country’s food policies.  Thousands of events around the country to bring … Continue reading

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The Power of Knowledge to Save Nutrition

Nutrition and proper dieting plays a huge role in our lives on a daily basis whether we consciously think about it or we don’t. It can help with a slew of different medical issues in today’s society. Proper nutrition can … Continue reading

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