Long Beach diabetes
Attendees of the Diabetes Family Festival fill a giant circle, the universal symbol for diabetes, to help spread awareness about this growing epidemic.
About 29.1 million people in the U.S. have diabetes. The Long Beach community has a high prevalence of diabetes – as high as 24 percent in some areas.
Attendees at the Diabetes Family Festival learned facts about diabetes and see the many faces of diabetes in the community.
Nationwide there are 29.1 million people who are living with diabetes. In that group, there are 8.1 million people who are currently undiagnosed.
Lace up your shoes, bring your friends, and join us for the third annual Diabetes Walkathon Health & Information Fair on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Cabrillo High School.
The fundraiser will take place around the high school track, 2001 Santa Fe Avenue, from 9 to 11 a.m.
If a friend of yours has limited vision, let him or her know that the Low Vision Center at St. Mary Medical Center will host topical lectures in September and provide access to free specialized telephones.
The Low Vision Center provides free services to the Southern California community and helps children and adults enhance their vision to its fullest potential.
For the 20th time since U.S. News and World Report started publishing a rigorous assessment of more than 5,000 U.S. hospitals, Long Beach Memorial has earned a place nationally among “Best Hospitals.” Long Beach Memorial is listed as one of the nation’s best in the Diabetes and Endocrinology Category and “high performing” in 10 additional clinical categories.
Gail Frank (at left), professor of nutrition and director of the CSULB’s Dietetic Internship Program, presents Brittney Widler with her check as this year’s winner of the Patricia Rathmann Hartford Dietetic Internship Scholarship.
The City of Long Beach celebrated the opening of a refurbished basketball court and a new playground at Coolidge Park, with some help from The California Endowment and the Los Angeles Clippers, whose basketball players provided clinics to neighborhood children.
St. Mary Medical Center will provide free health screenings and lectures on campus at the annual Body and Soul event today, Feb. 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. Members of the public are welcome to attend the event in the Health Enhancement Center at St.
Nearly 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States ever year – that’s one in every four deaths – making it the leading cause of death for both men and women. To prevent that statistic from increasing, it’s crucial for Americans to learn their risk factors and adopt lifestyle choices that promote overall cardiovascular health.
Mobül, the new home mobility store in Long Beach, continues its commitment to community service hosting its third Mobül University class on Nov. 12, 2013 at 2 p.m.