The office of Jerry Hizon, MD organizes Keto Meetups every month. This month’s meetup is a screening of the documentary “The Magic Pill”, which looks at the use of ketogenic diet to treat medical illnesses such as diabetes.
The non-profit community health center, Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, is now offering hi-tech health services in communities of rural Riverside County.
A digital retinal camera was installed at their Mecca Clinic Friday to help screen patients for eye disease linked with diabetes and other conditions.
The digital images taken by the retinal camera will be sent to optometrists at the University of California, Berkeley via a secure web portal. Results will be returned to physicians at the Mecca Clinic within 48 hours where early signs of eye diseases linked to diabetes can be identified.
The Chino Walmart Supercenter will be hosting a Walmart Wellness Day event on Saturday, April 21, 2018. This free health screening event provides people in the community an opportunity to learn valuable health information, including:
Body mass index
Dental treatment including cleanings, root canals, fillings and extractions Medical Consultations |Flu Shots | Diabetes Testing Vision Screenings & Free Recycled Glasses | Behavioral Health and Counseling Health Insurance Enrollment and so much more!
In California, there was a 31% increase in non-trauma amputations in patients with diabetes-related ischemia, after adjustment for population changes from 2010 to 2016. Riverside County had a 62% increase in diabetes amputations, and San Bernardino County had a 61% increase. The California Department of Public Health does not have information on possible reasons for the increase. Chief of epidemiology and statistics of the CDC, Edward Gregg, said that “the rate of amputations is a very important indicator of overall diabetes care,” and therefore, increase in amputation rates is a cause for concern. In the article, a number of possible explanations were provided by experts.
The Everyone with Diabetes Counts program offered at the Joslyn Senior Center encourages lifestyle changes for those with diabetes while learning about your diabetes and the way it affects your health. Pre-registration is required.
Dates: Wednesdays, Sept. 20- Oct. 25
Times: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Joslyn Senior Center
21 Grant St.
Redlands, CA 92374
To register or for more information, please call the Joslyn Senior Center at (909) 798-7550.
The diabetes prevention program helps patients diagnosed with prediabetes use lifestyle change to prevent the condition from developing into the type 2 diabetes. It introduces patients to lifestyle changes designed to help them lose weight, reduce blood glucose levels and control triglycerides and cholesterol in a regimen approved by the Centers for Disease Control.