News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 25, 2014

Paris health center to offer free clinic on foot care for diabetics on April 8

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — In recognition of National Foot Health Awareness Month, Dr. Philip Holloway, podiatrist, will offer a free foot clinic for new diabetics at 5:30 p.m. on  April 8 in Paris, Ill.

The event will take place  at Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center’s Wound Care Center.

Blood glucose testing and foot screenings for neuropathy (nerve damage) will be available. The event will include education on foot care and proper footwear, as well as referral assistance for diabetic shoes and inserts.

For more information call Leslie Brown, registered nurse and Wound Care Center manager, at 217-465-2606, ext. 570. RSVP by April 2.