Category Archives: Wound Healing Center

Free Pre-Diabetes Class Being Offered by Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate

What:              Free Pre-Diabetes Class in Honor of National Diabetes Alert Day When:             Tuesday, March 26, 2-3 p.m. Where:           Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, 2019 State Street, New Albany  How:               Space is limited, so register early by calling 1-800-4-SOURCE (1-800-476-8723). According to the American Diabetes Association’s 2011 statistics, 25.8 million Americans have [...]

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Free “Diabetes Update” Seminar Set for March 9

Who: The Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate What: Free Diabetes Update Seminar.  Learn about new diabetes medications, hear tips and tricks from a fellow diabetes patient who has successfully gotten their hemoglobin A1C under control, participate in a question and answer session with a panel of registered dietitians who specialize in diabetes care, and [...]

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Heart Healthy Dining Out Event Set for February 12

Floyd Memorial Celebrates Heart Health Month with Free Heart Healthy Dining Out Event   What: Heart Healthy Dining Out When: Tuesday, February 12, 6-8 p.m. Where: Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center How: Space is limited, therefore pre-registration is required. Call 1-800-4-SOURCE (1-800-476-8723) or visit www.floydmemorial.com/events to register. In honor of heart health awareness month, [...]

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month-Don’t Become a Statistic!

There’s no doubt that diabetes has become a national health epidemic. According to data from the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3 percent of the population – have diabetes: Diagnosed: 18.8 million people Undiagnosed: 7.0 million people Prediabetes: 79 million people The good news is that you [...]

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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 To Host Free Caregiver Fair Sept. 29

Floyd Memorial Hospital is hosting a free caregiver fair on Saturday, September 29 from 1 – 3 pm at Floyd Memorial’s Cancer Center of Indiana.  As we’ve seen recently in the media, the need for care in the home is increasing with our aging population, and loved ones and family members are tasked with the caregiver [...]

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Floyd Memorial Doctors Recognized Nationally and Regionally

Local residents can be confident that they will have the opportunity to receive the highest quality care in Southern Indiana at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services.  Several Floyd Memorial physicians have recently been recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Louisville Magazine as top doctors in their field.  The list includes: U.S. News [...]

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Free Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Screening Set for August 18

Are you at risk for stroke, heart attack or limb loss due to Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)?  Find out on Saturday, August 18 from 8 to 11 a.m. at a free PAD Screening held at Floyd Memorial Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Center. PAD occurs when leg arteries become narrowed or clogged with fatty deposits or [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Wound Healing Seminar

Floyd Memorial is offering a free “Wondering about Wound Care” seminar on Tuesday, May 22 from 6 – 8 pm in the Paris Health Education Center.  Attendees will learn options for treating all types of wounds and injuries from diabetes-related complications to circulatory issues to pressure ulcers.  A tour of the Wound Healing Center will [...]

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