News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 12, 2012

Paris hospital plans free diabetes event Tuesday

Special to the Tribune-Star

PARIS, Ill. — Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center will host its annual Diabetes Update at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Visiting Specialty Clinic.

This year’s theme is “Looking Through the Eyes of Diabetes.” The featured speaker will be Dr. Aaron Rhoads, owner of Chittick’s Family Vision Center in Paris.

Home Care Advantage will be displaying and educating attendees about diabetic shoes. The company will be available before and after Dr. Rhoads’ presentation.

The free event will feature door prizes and refreshments. Complimentary blood pressure and blood sugar screenings will be available.

Register by Friday by calling Leighsa Cornwell at 217-465-2606 or 1-866-465-4141, ext. 228.