Page 4 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - October 2014
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Tribal Health and Wellness News Diabetes Prevention Program Begins 10 Year Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center Presents th The SDPI (Special Diabetes attend the Lifestyle Balance Diabetes Support Group Program for Indians) Program. With this program On the Third Thursday of Every Month in the CTWC - PT Room Diabetes Prevention participants learn strategies 5:00 - 6:00 PM Program has started its to eat healthier and exercise The SDPI Diabetes Care Team will be covering tenth year as of October more. When participants different topics related to diabetes and self care. 1. Chehalis (lead Tribe) make these healthier choices Snacks will be provided. belongs to a four member Upcoming Meetings consortium which they begin to lose weight and Topics: includes Shoalwater Bay, and their blood sugars drop October 16 - Neuropathy Skokomish and Squaxin to within the normal range November 20 - Exercise Island Tribes. The purpose of this IHS (under 100 fasting). For more information contact Pat or Trisha Grant funded program is to help those 350-709-1884 or community members who are diagnosed To ask for more information about the with pre-diabetes to make a few lifestyle Diabetes Prevention Program contact: 360-709-1742 changes that will help reduce their risk of NOTICE: Information displayed on this fyer, email developing Type 2 Diabetes. Pat Odiorne 360-709-1884 or our website calendar is subject to change. Please refer to this fyers contact person for the latest update. or Individuals with pre-diabetes qualify to Gloria Jones 360-709-1810 “Stop Diabetes” November is National Diabetes Awareness Month Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center is sponsoring a Screening Event for Community Members with Diabetes. Thursday, November 13 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Referral In the CTWC “PT” Room for eye screening Light snack provided Attendees will be able to get the foot screening and referral for eye exams. If they haven’t had one done in the past 12 months. Attendees are encouraged to bring their Blood Sugar Monitors with them to have them checked for accuracy. A representative from the American Diabetes Association will be in attendance. To register or get more information contact: Pat Odiorne at 360-709-1884 or podiorne@ Foot The SDPI Diabetes Prevention Consortium Staff. Pictured are (L-R) Screenings Pat Odiorne, Chehalis; Luanne Kennedy, Skokomish; Tanya Brown, NOTICE: Information displayed on this fyer, in email Shoalwater Bay; Melissa Grant, Squaxin Island; and Gloria Jones, or on our website calendar is subject to change without notice. Please refer to this fyer’s contact person for Chehalis. the latest update. Page 4   
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