Category Archives: Health

Free diabetes information session Feb. 13

Do you feel like you take too many prescription medications? Are you overweight? Do you worry that high A1C levels means that you will get diabetes? There is good news; the progression frompre-diabetes to diabetes is not inevitable. Come to my FREE information session to learn how to prevent diabetes on Monday, February 13th at…
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Kay resigns as LifePoint CEO; DeStefano to take over

Charleston, SC –  LifePoint, the federally certified organ, eye and tissue procurement organization for South Carolina (excluding Aiken and Edgefield counties), announces the retirement of its founder and only Chief Executive Officer and President, Nancy A. Kay. She founded the non-profit organization and has been instrumental in its life-saving mission since day one. Since its…
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Lowcountry AIDS Services receives grant to expand HIV testing

Over the next 12 months, Lowcountry AIDS Services will be expanding its HIV testing and prevention efforts into rural areas of Berkeley and Dorchester counties as well as into high-risk areas of Charleston. To help fund the program, LAS has received a $35,400 grant from the Roper Saint Francis Physicians Endowment. In a partnership between…
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Information on prediabetes classes in Charleston

Did you know that if you FAIL to eat better, get more active, and reduce stress, you increase your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart attack, and stroke? Learn how adjustments to your lifestyle can stop diabetes in its tracks. Lisa Burbage of Wellness Beyond Fifty will be leading The Centers for Disease Control and…
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