Just in time for the holidays, “Diabetes Facts’’ will be the presentation topic for the next Franciscanfit -- Steps to Good Health monthly Mallwalkers program.
The free program, sponsored by Sisters of St. Francis Health Services Northern Indiana Region hospitals and Westfield Southlake Mall, is scheduled for 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 24.
The public is invited to attend a 9 a.m. presentation of the program theme offered by Cindy Mako, RN, a certified diabetes educator with Saint Anthony Medical Center in Crown Point. The presentation will include an overview of diabetes types, symptoms, risks and treatments. Blood glucose screenings also will be offered.
New Mallwalkers members are welcome to register for the program, which takes place on the mall’s lower level, outside of JC Penney, on the fourth Wednesday of each month.
Regular walkers hours are 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 9 to 11 a.m. Sundays.
For more information, call (1-800) 931-3322.
Sisters of St. Francis Health Services Northern Indiana Region hospitals include Saint Anthony Medical Center in Crown Point; Saint Margaret Mercy, with campuses in Hammond and in Dyer; Saint Anthony Memorial Health Centers in Michigan City and Franciscan Physicians Hospital in Munster.