Botsford News Release
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.
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Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare in 2014 to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to the highest quality, compassionate care, no matter where they live in southeast Michigan. The organization has budgeted net revenue of $4.1 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2014, the combined organizations had 175,675 inpatient admissions, 16,229 births and 492,148 emergency visits. Beaumont Health is the largest health system in Michigan for inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. For more information, visit beaumonthealth.org.
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