JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST 2014 DIABETES AWARENESS DAY

March 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUPITER, Fla. (March 21, 2014) – Jupiter Medical Center will host its annual Diabetes Awareness Day on Tuesday, April 1, from 8 a.m. ? 12:30 p.m., at the Raso Education Center, on the Medical Center’s campus. Space is limited, and registration is required. To register, visit www.jupitermed.com/events or call (561) 263?2628.

Jupiter Medical Center has the only hospital-based diabetes education program in North Palm Beach County to be recognized by the American Diabetes Association, and the Medical Center shares its knowledge with the community by hosting this annual event which will feature free screenings for diabetic indicators, as well as interactive exhibits including blood glucose meters, insulin pumps, “Ask The Expert” about diabetes and eye care, community resources, and more. Activities are as follows:

Diabetic Supplies & Medicare in 2014 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Medicare has specific guidelines for covered diabetic supplies. Learn about those guidelines, what’s covered and how to get reimbursed for them. Lecture given by Walgreens.

Wellness In Motion Bus – Screening Mammograms
Jupiter Medical Center will have its Wellness in Motion bus onsite for women to obtain their annual mammogram. Mammograms are performed by certified radiologic technologists and images are interpreted by board certified radiologists. Appointments required. Call (561) 263-3204 to schedule your appointment. No prescription is necessary for a screening mammogram; you may self-refer.

FREE Screenings
Blood Glucose | Blood Pressure | Body Mass Index (BMI) | Audiology Video Otoscopy

About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 575 physicians and 640 volunteers. For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.

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