In observance of National Diabetes Month, Springside of Pittsfield and Amedysis Home Health will host a program titled "Diabetes: Is Sugar The Enemy" from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Springside of Pittsfield, 255 Lebanon Ave.

Laurel Cinelli, RN, clinical manager for Amedysis, will discuss the types, causes and symptoms of diabetes; blood sugar control; meal and exercise programs; diabetes medicines, treatments and management.

Springside's Chef Ken will offer diabetic-friendly hors-d'ouevres.

RSVP to the Admissions Department at Springside at 413-499-2334, ext. 141.