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Free diabetes screening today

Statement as issued Tuesday by Parkview Health:

Fort Wayne, Ind.– Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - Parkview Community Nursing in collaboration with the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne will provide a free diabetes screening event at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, Tuesday, March 25 from 5 - 7:30p.m.

The event takes place on Alert! Day which is promoted by the American Diabetes Association in order to bring awareness around the risk of diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is a growing epidemic effecting 25.8 million Americans. However, 27% of these people are not even aware they have the disease.

The event will include:

  • Free diabetes risk test
  • Free Blood Glucose Testing
  • Access to diabetes resources and general information available
To learn more about the event, please contact the Renaissance Pointe YMCA at (260) 447-4567.

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