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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Diabetes prevention health fair is tonight

 

November 15, 2018



WORLAND - Banner Health Washakie Medical Center is hosting a wellness and diabetes prevention health fair this evening at the hospital from 4 – 7:30 p.m. as a way to celebrate National Rural Health Day.

“The reason we are doing this is to prevent diabetes type two. One out of three people in the United States have pre-diabetes and we can prevent it going into full diabetes. Diabetes is the eighth leading cause of death in America. It contributes to heart attacks, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, loss of toes, feet and limbs,” Banner Health Washakie Medical Center chief nursing offic...



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