Island Doctors Diabetes Awareness Weekend

On October 12th and 13th, Island Doctors participated, sponsored, and co-hosted three events in Putnam and St. Johns County.  Saturday morning Island doctors conducted complimentary screenings at the "St. Augustine Community Health Fair" at the St. John's Boys & Girls Club (hosted by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.), and Island Doctors will co- sponsored a community survivorship with Florida Radion Oncologist Group (FROG) in Palatka.

Island Doctors screenings included all or some of the following: blood pressure, glucose, body mass index (BMI), and cholesterol.  Other activities included "putt-putt for prizes" and the "wheel to your good health".  All prizes presented are health-related in nature.

The weekend's festivites ended with an inspiring health message on Sunday morning at St. Paul AME Church in St. Augustine.  The message was delivered by Readus C. Smith, III , CEO, Community Health Initiative.  Afterwards, Island Doctors announced details to the launch of an additional health campaign, "Thinning is Winning."

For more information about similar upcoming events please contact us or call Marcus Williams at (904) 806-8873.