Monthly Archives: October 2012

Floyd Memorial & Tumbleweed Join Forces for Special Olympics Indiana

What: Celebrity Server Night at Tumbleweed, featuring Floyd Memorial Hospital associates Where: Tumbleweed Restaurant on State Street in New Albany When: Tuesday, November 13, 5-8 p.m. Why: To raise funds for Special Olympics Indiana   On Tuesday, November 13 from 5 to 8 p.m., 10 Floyd Memorial Hospital associates, ranging from a vice president, to [...]

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Free Diabetes Fair & Foot Screening Set for November 10

What: Free Diabetes Fair and Foot Screening  (Including foot screenings, A1C blood sugar and blood pressure screenings, sleep apnea and body composition screenings valued at over $300) Where: Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center When: Saturday, November 10, 8-10:30 a.m. How: Registration via telephone is required.  Call 1-800-4-SOURCE. On Saturday, November 10, Floyd Memorial’s Joslin [...]

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Free “Grocery Shopping for Diabetes” Guided Tour at Sav-a-Lot Offered by the Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate

Diabetes can be an overwhelming condition for many patients.  From counting carbs to testing blood sugars to understanding medications, maintaining good health with diabetes is undoubtedly a challenge.  But for those patients who are up to the task, knowledge truly is power.   Amy Brown, RD, CDE, CES, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator [...]

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Floyd Memorial Steroid Injections Not Affected by Meningitis Outbreak

Floyd Memorial Hospital would like all of our patients and their loved ones to know that we are NOT affected by the recent meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid injections.  The contaminated injections came from the New England Compounding Center (NECC), which Floyd Memorial has never used as a supplier.  Steroid injections at Floyd Memorial [...]

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Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana Offers Free Breast and Colon Cancer Risk Screenings

As part of Floyd Memorial Foundation’s Healthier Community Initiative, the Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana will be offering free breast and colon cancer risk screenings at the New Albany YMCA on Tuesday, October 23 from 9 to 11 am.  Breast cancer risk assessments will be given and colon cancer risk screening kits will be [...]

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Floyd Memorial Stars in Pink Glove Dance Video to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

The Pink Glove Dance is spreading…to Floyd Memorial.  More than 250 staff members at Floyd Memorial are starring in their own Pink Glove Dance video to help spread the word about breast cancer awareness and prevention.  The video was submitted to a national competition to determine the best Pink Glove Dance video of 2012. As [...]

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