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How Many Rheumatic Diseases Are There?

Admin WSI Market Reach - Monday, February 12, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, CT, Feb. 12, 2018 – The third and final event of Duncaster’s free three–part program on arthritis will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 3 p.m. These discussions are part of Duncaster’s monthly series, “The Art and Science of Graceful Aging.”This program will take place on Duncaster’s campus, located at 40 Loeffler Road. The event is open to the public, however pre-registration is required.

ArthritisThis third session will provide insight about diet, exercise and management of Rheumatic disease from Hartford Hospital’s Internal Medicine Specialist, Tejas Sheth MD. People of all ages, sexes and races are affected by Rheumatic disease, although women are most commonly impacted. Rheumatic disease is not a single disorder as it includes 200 different diseases. If the diseases are not treated properly, it could cause both sick leave and premature retirement.

Dr. Sheth has over 11 years of diverse experience, especially in Rheumatology. He received his medical degree from N.H.L. Municipal Medical College and is affiliated with several hospitals throughout Connecticut.

To register for the program, contact Shelly Lombardo at (860) 380-5006 or

About Duncaster:

Duncaster, the Hartford area’s first LifeCare community, is located minutes from West Hartford and Simsbury in Bloomfield CT. This boutique Life Plan Community sits on 94 acres. While catering to the active and engaged in independent living neighborhoods, Duncaster also offers options for those seeking assisted living, memory care, long-term care and rehab services (all private) in intimate settings. Duncaster was voted the Best Retirement Community by readers of Hartford Magazine and the Connecticut Law Tribune. Residents have a role in governance and sit on the board – a rare distinction.

For more information, call us at 860-380-5006 or send us a note through our Contact Us form.

Media contact:

Andrea Obston
860-243-1447 (office) 860-803-1155 (cell)



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