Core Health Program

A turning point | Health Beat – Health Article

Kimberly King hopes to be around to see her granddaughter, Zariah, grow up to excel in high school and college. Perhaps she will see her get married. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat) Kimberly’s mother and grandmother both passed away at age 45. They both had diabetes and high blood pressure, just as she does. (Chris Clark | Spectrum Health Beat) Community Health worker Dhania Peña is helping Kimberly through a Core Health program for adults with diabetes, congestive heart…

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Adiós Programa Puente… | Health Beat – Health Article

Afrontar la condición resulta mejor que la adaptación pasiva a la naturaleza de la enfermedad. (Para Spectrum Health Beat) Durante los últimos días en verano del 2018, la enfermera Joanna Rodriguez derivó si acaso a dos pacientes a la atención médica primaria debido a la hiperglicemia (exceso de azúcar o glucosa en la sangre). Cabe señalar que los servicios que Programa Puente ofrece son de carácter preventivo. La meta de los equipos clínicos conformados por enfermeras y promotoras de salud,…

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