HCH Foundation Awards $14,000 to YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

A $14,000 grant has been given to the Henry County YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program by the Henry County Hospital Foundation to help reduce the incidence of diabetes by focusing on people with prediabetes. National statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show 1 in 3 adults have prediabetes that can lead to diabetes but only 11% know they have it. “The Foundation considers this one of the most important health programs in our… Read More

Interlocal Community Action Program Women's Clinic Awarded $14,000 From Henry County Hospital Foundation

A $14,000 grant has been given to the ICAP Women’s Clinic by the Henry County Hospital Foundation to help further their mission to care for uninsured and underinsured women in Henry County. “The Women’s Clinic plays an important role in our community as a safety net for women who often forego their own care due to lack of insurance or extremely high deductibles if they are insured,” said Paul Janssen, President of the Henry County… Read More
Henry Community Health
Henry Community Health06/27/2017 at 1:48pm
For those with COPD we have a Breathing Better Support Group.

Join us the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30 pm in the main level conference room at Forest Ridge Medical Pavilion. The Breathing Better Support Group is here to help patients diagnosed with COPD and their loved ones, manage health day to day and learn how to have more good days than bad.

Questions | Angie, 599.3545; Ashley, 599.3109; or Joy, 599.3576.
Henry Community Health
Henry Community Health06/24/2017 at 4:00am
It’s our kick-off meeting of our new HCH Diabetes Support Group. Won’t you join us at Forest Ridge Medical Pavilion in the Main Level Conference Room as we kick off this new tool to help you and your loved ones with diabetes.

Our first meeting is 1:30 pm, Thursday, July 13. After that we will continue to meet at 1:30 pm the second Thursday of the Month.

Diagnosed and undiagnosed, diabetes in the Unites States totals more than 29.1 million people, or 9.3 % of the population, with 8.1 million of them undiagnosed (May 2015). And, there are an additional 86 million people in the United States with prediabetes.

Diabetes can seem to be an overwhelming disease because it impacts so many areas of your daily life. That’s why it is so important to have support from family, friends and from others with diabetes.

For more information call our Diabetes Educator Patty at 521.1544.