FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2006 Contact: Victoria Tedeschi
Public Relations Specialist
Adventist Midwest Health
Free Diabetes Screening
Glendale Heights, IL – Approximately 6.2 million people in the United States have diabetes but do not know they have it, according to the American Diabetes Association.
Adventist GlenOaks Hospital is offering free diabetes screening for those concerned that they may have diabetes. Particularly at risk are those who are overweight, have high blood pressure, high cholesterol and/or a family history.
The screening is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at the Glenside Public Library, 25 E. Fullerton, Glendale Heights. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call 630-856-7525.