Diabetes Alert Day Risk Assessment Free Screenings Offered on March 26
Diabetes is often called the “silent killer” because people
who have it are often unaware they are affected. Southeast Georgia Health
System will take steps to increase awareness of this serious disease on
Diabetes Alert Day, a national event promoted by the American Diabetes
On Tuesday, March 26, the Health System will offer free diabetes risk
assessments and blood glucose screenings from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the W.H.
“Bill” Gross Health Information Center on the Camden Campus,
2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys, and 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.at the Glynn
Brunswick Mall, 219 Mall Boulevard, Brunswick. Fasting of eight hours,
or two hours after a meal, is recommended for accurate screening results.
In addition to this day of free screenings, Southeast Georgia Health System
offers year-round diabetes education classes and support groups at its
Brunswick and Camden campuses. The Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient
Diabetes Education Program was awarded the American Diabetes Association
Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management
For more information about Diabetes Alert Day or diabetes education classes
and support groups, call 912-466-5606in Brunswick or 912-576-6488in Camden
County or email firstname.lastname@example.org.