Page 5 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - October 2015
P. 5
Womens Wellness Clinic Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center Has a Podiatrist Available
Diabetic patients should have their feet checked „„Wear clean, soft socks that fit you.
Thursday, September 10, and by a Podiatrist at least once a year, even if you
Thursday, October 22 don’t have any foot problems. „„Keep your feet warm and dry. Always wear
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM shoes that fit.

At the Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center Foot-Care Tips for people with diabetes „„Never walk barefoot indoors or outdoors.
(Assured Imaging will be here inside the clinic) „„Examine your shoes daily for cracks, pebbles,
People with diabetes have to take special care
~ Incentives ~ of their feet. You should have a comprehensive nails or anything that could hurt your feet.
~ Breast care information ~ foot exam every year. Some things you can do
~ Drawing for a Pendleton blanket ~ to keep your feet healthy: Podiatrist, Deborah Behre will be here on
„„Wash your feet in warm water daily.
Please call the clinic at 360-273-5504 to Monday, October 26
schedule your appointment. „„Dry your feet well, especially between the from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
If you have any questions regarding your and
eligibility please contact: „„Keep the skin soft, with a moisturizing Monday, November 30
lotion, but do not apply in between the toes. from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Christina Hicks, N.W.W.P. Outreach Worker at
360-273-5504 EXT. 1741 „„Inspect your feet daily for cuts, bruises, If you would like to make an appointment to see
blisters, or swelling. Tell your health care her please call the CTWC at 360-273-5504 and
“Every Woman counts, tell your sisters, provider right away if you find something ask to speak to Pat Odiorne or Christina Hicks
daughters, mothers, and friends to have a wrong.

mammogram done yearly” „„Ask your diabetes care team how you
should cut your toenails.

Diabetes Clinic WIC Program NOTICE!
September 22 and October 28, (Women, Infants, and Children) provides displayed on this
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM flyer, in email or
healthy foods and nutrition information for you on our website
Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center calendar is subject
and your child up to age 5. to change without
This day will focus on the care of the diabetic notice. Please
patient. We will have healthy snacks available, For appointments or questions, contact: First Thursday refer to the flyer’s
diabetes information , diabetes meter exchange if contact person for
you are in need of an update meter. Deb Shortman at 360-709-1689 each month latest update.

Debbie Gardipee-Reyes 360-462-3227 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
or at the Chehalis
Wellness Center
Patty 360-462-3224 or
(dates and times

SPIPA main number: 360-426-3990 may change)

Patients will have Labs done, see their health care ATTENTION New CTWC
provider, see the Registered Nutritionist. Check to All CHS/PRC PRC Available
see when your last Diabetes eye exam, Diabetes foot exam, Dental
exam , review your immunizations, review your medications and also Patients! Are you Contract Health Eligible?
screen for Depression and Tobacco use. Have you received you new ID card?
Have you been This ID card along with a Purchase
If you are a Diabetic and have not been seen for your regular Diabetes referred for medical Order will help to ensure outside
care we want to see you. We will be having a Diabetes clinic every care? Are you providers are billing the Purchased
month, and plan to see all our diabetic patients. receiving medical Referred Care Department quickly
bills in the mail? and accurately.
If you want to schedule your Diabetes Appointment Please call
Pat Odiorne, RD, CDE or Christina Hicks, Community Wellness If so please bring them to the If you or your family members have
Manager at 360-273-5504 or the clinic front desk to schedule your Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center not received their card, please see
appointment. so the Purchased Referred Care
Department can process and pay Deb Shortman at
All Diabetic Patients who schedule an appointment and complete all them. the Chehalis Tribal
screenings during their visit will receive a special Incentive! And be Wellness Center.
put in for raffle at end of day!    Page 5
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10