Immunizations (also called shots or vaccines) help prevent dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. Immunization isn't just for kids - to stay protected against serious illnesses like the flu, measles, and pneumonia, adults need to get vaccinated, too.
WCHC's Diabetes Education program provides patients with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes with the tools needed to lead a healthy, active life and lessen the risk of developing complications. Recognized by the American Diabetes Association and certified by the State of Iowa for Diabetes Self-Management education, WCHC provides class participants with hands on learning about:
* goal setting
* preventing complications
* meal planning
* glucose monitoring
Participants will receive a light meal, learning materials and support.
Registration is required. Sign-up by calling 863-2030.
One in 5 children in the United States are obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.