Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

Next issue:
April 2011

Submission deadline:
March 4, 2011

E-mail: bishopdl@upmc.edu

Announcements and Tidbits



Diabetes Education Classes at Shadyside

Shea Medical Center has released its diabetes comprehensive group class schedule for 2011. All classes meet on two consecutive Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., and participants must attend both sessions. The dates are as follows:

  • January 22 and 29
  • March 6 and 13
  • May 7 and 14
  • September 10 and 17
  • November 5 and 12

Classes will be held at the Diabetes Center, Shea Medical Center, Suite 509, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, 5200 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh.

To register, call the UPMC referral line at 412-647-8762. Please note that an order is needed from your doctor. The classes are covered by most insurance plans, but you need to check your plan to confirm the level of coverage.

If you have questions, please call Susan Dunn at 412-623-6797 or Melanie Yerace at 412-623-6746.

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Birth Announcements

Anwar Dudekula and his wife, Beebijam Shaik, gave birth to twins on July 31, 2010. Sofia weighed 6 pounds and is one minute older than her brother, Sohail, who weighed 5 pounds and 14 ounces.

Segun Oyenuga and his wife, Taiwo, are happy to announce the birth of their son, David Moyosore Oyenuga, on August 2, 2010. David weighed 8 pounds 4 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth.

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