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Botsford Hospital Hosts Diabetes Foot Screening Day

Novi, Mich. (August 19, 2009)---Botsford Hospital is participating in the American Diabetes Association Foot Screening Day on Wednesday, September 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Botsford’s program will be held at the Botsford Wellness Complex located at 39830 Grand River Ave. in Novi. This free event focuses on educating individuals with diabetes and pre-diabetes, as well as those dedicated to living a healthy lifestyle. 
 
The program will include: 
· Foot screenings by physicians from the Botsford Podiatry Clinic 
· Education on self foot exams, as well as healthy foot care behaviors 
· Diabetes educators to answer questions and provide informative material 
· Blood pressure screening 
· Blood glucose screening 
· Diabetic shoe display and ordering information 
· Diabetes trivia game with raffle prizes 
· Sit and Be Fit demonstration (seated, no impact, toning, strength, cardio with bands and dumbbells)- 11:00 a.m. 
 
Learn more about Botsford’s diabetes and nutrition services including upcoming support groups and events. 
 
For more information, please contact Botsford Hospital’s Diabetes and Nutrition Services department at (248) 477-6100.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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