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Living with Diabetes or Pre-diabetes: new four-week program


Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Health & Wellness

Are you or a family member at risk for developing diabetes or do you have diabetes and could benefit from a refresher course on how to manage your blood sugar? Winona Health’s Living with Diabetes or Pre-diabetes program is for you.

Facilitated by certified diabetes educators, Jill O’Donnell, RN, CDE, and Sue Haug, RD, LD, CDE, this new program is offered at Rushford Clinic, 109 W. Jessie Street, beginning Thursday, April 18. The four-week program meets consecutive Thursdays, from 1 – 2 p.m., April 18 through May 9. Attendees will learn:

•What lab values mean

•How health risks progress to diabetes

•Tips for weight control, nutrition and meal planning

•About various medications and how they are used

•The many hidden benefits of activity

Living with Diabetes or Pre-diabetes is for people who:

•have a family member with diabetes and want to learn how to help

•have pre-diabetes symptoms

•are at risk for developing diabetes such as:

-Abnormal glucose laboratory results

-Excess body weight (especially around the waist)

-Low HDL cholesterol and/or high triglycerides

-High blood pressure

Winona Health offers this program at Rushford Clinic via telemedicine, a videoconferencing system.

Registration is required and space is limited to 15 attendees. Cost is $50 per person and registered participants can bring one guest at no charge.

For more information and to register, call Winona Health telemedicine coordinator, Jenelle O’Donnell, at 507.457.7624, or email jeodonnell@winonahealth.org. If you would like to register for the program but you feel you cannot afford it, please let us know when you call.

Living with Diabetes or Pre-diabetes: new four-week program

Thu, Mar 28th, 2013
Posted in All Health & Wellness

Are you or a family member at risk for developing diabetes or do you have diabetes and could benefit from a refresher course on how to manage your blood sugar? Winona Health’s Living with Diabetes or Pre-diabetes program is for you. Facilitated ..... 
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Bloodmobile in Harmony on April 2

Fri, Mar 22nd, 2013
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

Harmony will be hosting a bloodmobile at the Harmony Community Center from 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. All donors will be required to provide identification before donating, so please remember your donor card or driver’s license. Typica ..... 
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Winneshiek Medical Center invites the community to share health concerns

Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Posted in All Health & Wellness

Winneshiek Medical Center is seeking community input on the health needs of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota though an online survey and local listening sessions. Called a Community Health Needs Assessment, the survey is designed to gather ..... 
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Winneshiek Medical Center invites the community to share health concerns: Mabel listening session March 20

Thu, Mar 7th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Winneshiek Medical Center is seeking community input on the health needs of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota though an online survey and local listening sessions. Called a Community Health Needs Assessment, the survey is designed to gather ..... 
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Winona Health awarded an “A” for patient safety

Tue, Mar 5th, 2013
Posted in All Health & Wellness

WINONA, Minn., March 5, 2013 – Winona Health was awarded an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The A score was awarded in the lates ..... 
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Weather-related cancellation: Winona Community Health Clinic cancelled for Tuesday, March 5

Tue, Mar 5th, 2013
Posted in All Health & Wellness

The Winona Community Health Clinic, a free clinic providing preventive healthcare services for people who are uninsured and unable pay for healthcare, scheduled for today, Tuesday, March 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Winona Health has been cancelled due to ..... 
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Controlling blood pressure prevents many health problems!

Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013
Posted in All Health & Wellness

Brenda Leigh Pohlman, MPH Blood pressure is the force of blood against the artery walls. It is often written or stated as two numbers. The first or top number represents the pressure when the heart contracts. This is called systolic pressure. The s ..... 
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Mabel Lions free pancake breakfast and health screening

Fri, Feb 22nd, 2013
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

The Mabel Lions will be hosting a free pancake breakfast Saturday, March 9 from 7:00 to 10:15 AM at the Mabel American Legion. The breakfast will consist of pancakes, sausage, applesauce, juice, coffee, and milk. FCPH and area health care profess ..... 
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