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Empower Yourself and Manage Your Health | A Candid Conversation on Diabetes & Weight Loss

Join us November 15th for or a discussion around diabetes and weight loss, to health factors very important to our community.

Empower Yourself & Manage Your Health: A Candid Conversation About Diabetes & Weight Loss

Do you or someone you know suffer from diabetes or obesity? Do you have questions about how you can manage your diabetes and lose weight? 

Is it possible to break up with diabetes?

If diabetes or pre-diabetes looms over your head like a bad relationship, you’ll be happy to know there may be a way out.

Advocate Trinity Starts New Health, Walking Program

Take a walk with a doctor, learn about a new health topic and meet new friends every month.

The 3rd Annual Diabetes Cook Off At Washburne Culinary Institute

The 3rd Annual Diabetes Cook Off! A FREE, OPEN Community Event, Try Delicious, Healthy Recipes, Cheer Amateur Chefs, See How Easy Healthy Cooking Can Be. Saturday, November 15, 2014, Washburne Culinary Institute, 740 W. 63rd St., Building U, Open to the Public at 12:30am.

Nov 10-15 & 17, 2014 Supporting Diabetes Awareness Week

This November, in recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Near North Health Services Corporation will host its 12th Annual Diabetes Awareness Week at our 9 locations throughout Chicago. Free and confidential health screenings for Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure, and Body Mass Index. Educational workshops, diabetic- friendly cooking demonstrations, and giveaways will also be provided.

Do you want to learn how to prevent and fight DIABETES and OBESITY?

Do you want to learn to fight and prevent Diabetes and Obesity? A Community Grand Rounds will be held TODAY,  at Chicago Embassy Church, 5848 South Princeton Avenue, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Light refresments will be served. Also, Affordable Care Act In-Person Counselors will be available to assist individuals with enrolling in new coverage options and affordability programs.

Free Diabetes Testing to Fight for South Siders’ Health

To tackle the rampant incidence of diabetes in South Side communities, The Clinic at Walmart is offering free diabetes testing, every Tuesday from now thru Labor Day. Faced with an explosion of younger and younger people developing diabetes, with large numbers going undiagnosed, the Clinic is appealing to the community to get tested and take action.

Cutler visits Perspectives to promote diabetes awareness

In partnership with the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) and CVS Caremark, Chicago Bears Quarterback Jay Cutler visited Perspectives Charter Schools-Calumet to promote diabetes awareness.