Helen Berdebes, Author at The Riverside Connection

Managing Diabetes: A Guide for Better Health

Primary Care Month Health Event

Managing Diabetes: A Guide for Better Health

Presented by Elizabeth Deck, DNP, FNP-BC, CDE

Tuesday, Sept. 20 | 6 to 7 pm

Riverside Health Fitness Center 100 Fitness Dr.
Bourbonnais

Diabetes can have a serious impact on our health. Join primary care and internal medicine provider, Elizabeth Deck, DNP, FNP-BC, CDE as she discusses medications, physical activity, meal planning, and monitoring options for better health with diabetes.

Attendees will have the chance to enter into a drawing for a free one-year Riverside Health Fitness Center Membership and a $100 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card.
Refreshments will be served.


To register visit riversidehealthcare.org/events.
Due to limited seating, registration is required.
This event is FREE.

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September is Primary Care Month

Finding the right Riverside Primary Care Provider and learning about the annual screenings needed to keep you and your family healthy is extremely important. This year Riverside is celebrating Primary Care Month with some fun events! Check out the details below!

Events

Thursday, September 8th 6-7pm:

Public Health Event – Managing Stress: A Guide for Better Health

Join primary care provider, Syeda Farheen Ali, MD as she discusses ways to minimize the effects stress can have and how to live better.

This event will be held at the Kankakee Train Depot. There is no cost to attend. Refreshments will be served. Attendees will have the chance to enter into a drawing for a free one-year Riverside Health Fitness Center Membership and a $100.00 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card.

To register visit riversidehealthcare.org/events

Saturday, September 10th 9am:

Kankakee Farmers’ Market

Riverside will be at the Kankakee farmers’ market with WVLI doing a radio remote including lots of spin wheel giveaways and information on Riverside primary care.

Tuesday, September 20th 6-7pm:

Public Health Event – Managing Diabetes

Join primary care provider, Elizabeth Deck, DNP, FNP-BC, CDE as she discusses managing diabetes for a healthier life.

This event will be held at the Riverside Health Fitness Center. There is no cost to attend. Refreshments will be served. Attendees will have the chance to enter into a drawing for a free one-year Riverside Health Fitness Center Membership and a $100.00 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card.

Registration coming soon.

Friday, September 30th 9am-2pm

Podcast Palooza

Stop by the Pavilion where there will be 10 different Well Within Reach podcast episodes recorded live throughout the day by our primary care providers.

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Riverside East Court Food Pantry

During the fall of 2021 Riverside Healthcare partnered with the Northern Illinois Food Bank to establish the first hospital-based food pantry in northern Illinois outside of Chicago. The pantry is based out of the Riverside Healthcare East Court Primary Care office and provides free groceries to patients in need of nutritious food that meets their dietary needs. There are also educational benefits with the use of the pantry so that patients at risk for chronic health issues, such as diabetes or heart disease, can improve health outcomes.

This week in the Connection video Jessica Simone shared more about how the pantry works for our patients. Be sure to check it out!

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On the Cutting Edge: How Robotics can Benefit the Patient

Kay Timbers, MD & Gretchen Williams, DO are presenting at Westwood Oaks – Community Room on Tuesday March 29th at 6pm about the ways robotics can help aid in general surgery.

There will be limited in person seating with refreshments being served as well as a virtual viewing option.

To register please visit riversidehealthcare.org/events

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