November 2012 Your Health Matters
Jefferson Regional offers the Take Control of your Diabetes program which focuses on teaching participants the importance of healthy eating, stress management, how diabetes medicine works and how to prevent and treat diabetes complications such as low and high blood sugar.
Jefferson Regional’s Nutrition Link program provides individual nutrition counseling with a registered dietician for treatment of health issues including diabetes.
Patient Testimonial: Dorothy Nix speaks about her experience at Jefferson Regional’s Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center
Foot problems commonly develop in people with diabetes and can quickly become serious. Included in this article are ways to give your feet the extra care they need.
Jefferson Regional is the only hospital in Western Pennsylvania and only one of 44 hospitals nationwide to receive the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline Silver Quality Achievement Award for its exceptional heart attack care.
Louise A. Urban has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.