Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

Area Agency on Aging offering free virtual workshops for chronic pain, disease, diabetes

ROCKWALL, TX (August 14, 2020) The North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging is offering a series of FREE virtual or phone-in workshops for self-care. Each series of six workshops covers: Self-testing (select workshops) Exercise Dealing with health worries Healthy eating Dealing with pain & fatigue Problem-solving and MORE! Register today for self-management programs: 800-272-3921. […]

November’s National Diabetes Month focuses on Heart Disease

November’s National Diabetes Month focuses on Heart Disease

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 6, 2019) November is National Diabetes Month; and this year the National Institutes for Health is highlighting the link between diabetes and heart disease.  According the NIH, when blood sugar is high and moving through blood vessels, the heart can be damaged, leading to heart disease. “We think of diabetes as […]

Rockwall Baseball To Host Poker Night Benefiting Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 19, 2019) Rockwall Baseball will host a JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Poker Night at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at The Wimpee’s residence, 1800 Dalton Road in Rockwall.  There will be food for those playing as well as guests. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three players. Our […]

Volunteer Leader Workshops for Chronic Disease, Diabetes Self-Management

Area Agency on Aging Chronic Disease Self-Management Series for Volunteer Leader Training (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Sept. 14, 2018) If you want to become healthier and assist others to do the same, become a certified leader for the Chronic Disease Self-Management and Diabetes Self-Management Programs. Training is free and no prior teaching or medical experience […]

Senior Diabetes Lunch & Learn at Rockwall YMCA

ROCKWALL, TX (April 14, 2014) JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall will host a Senior  Diabetes Lunch & Learn from 12 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 22nd. Everyone is welcome to come bring a brown bag lunch, take advantage of free blood pressure screenings, and learn about Diabetes prevention. The educational program is free and open to […]

Lake Pointe Diabetic Support Group to meet Feb 6

ROWLETT (January 29, 2014) A Diabetic Support Group will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the Lake Pointe Medical Center In-Service Room (north entrance, across from Cafe). The topic will be “Diabetes and You” with guest speaker Ellen Smith, RN, Diabetic Educator. Everyone affected by Diabetes is welcome. Come with […]

Texas Health Presbyterian Rockwall offers diabetes classes, health screenings

Hospital earns accreditation for its diabetes education program, partners with Helping Hands and other organizations to provide services (ROCKWALL-February 7, 2013) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall is pleased to announce that its diabetes education program was recently accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. This program provides residents in and around Rockwall County increased […]

Ashton Podiatry: Taking all the right steps

Ashton Podiatry: Taking all the right steps

Ashton Podiatry Associates honored as True Blue DFW Business (Dallas) May 29, 2012 –  Ashton Podiatry Associates, which offers expert evaluation and treatment of injuries, diseases and disorders of the foot and ankle, was recently invited to participate in the True Blue Business Recognition Series, a program that publicly recognizes exceptional companies and business owners in […]

Too few ZZZs? Maybe it’s Shift Work Disorder

Most people are going to bed at 10 o’clock at night – not going to work. But more than 15 million Americans perform some kind of nonstandard shift work1, including nurses, air traffic controllers, firefighters, radio DJs and truck drivers. Approximately one-fourth of those who work a night, early morning and/or rotating-shift may be suffering […]