Jonas E. Salk Elementary School students held an event for the American Diabetes Association Thursday.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Jonas E. Salk Elementary gathered their students for a School Walk for Diabetes, an event of the American Diabetes Association, on Thursday. Students and teachers of Salk Elementary are working together to raise funds to support the important research, information and advocacy efforts of the American Diabetes Association. Approximately 23.6 million children and adults have diabetes in United States, and one in three babies born today will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Not only are students raising funds, but they are also actively learning life-long lessons about the seriousness of diabetes and how eating healthy and exercising can help prevent the disease. The school receives a percentage of the funds raised for the American …
Many of the programs are free of charge.
Monday, September 12, 2011
The Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital is presenting education programs and screenings this fall. Details on each program are as follows: Knee problems are one of the most common injuries today... Have your knee problem or injury assessed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Lee and physical therapists and take home an exercise program and tips on managing common knee problems at this free knee screening. The event will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sept. 22 at the Adventist Plainfield Imaging & Outpatient Center, 15720 Route 59, Plainfield. Registration is required. To register, call 630-856-7525. An estimated 25 percent of women in the U.S. have fibroids... African American women are more likely to develop fibroids. Some of the symptoms include …