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Mercy Offering Free Class: Living Well With Diabetes

Mercy Medical Center Redding’s Wound Healing Center and Heart Center are offering classes designed to provide a comprehensive overview of diabetes.  These classes are for diabetics, their families and other interested individuals.  A range of topics will be discussed during… Continue Reading

Diabetic Seniors Can Take Steps to Keep Mobility

Arthritis and brittle bones cause many seniors to lose mobility. More than one in five people, age 60 and older, are living with diabetes. These individuals have another potential challenge to their independence: diabetic foot ulcers that can lead to… Continue Reading

Northern California Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

-from press release A News Cafe, founded in Shasta County by Redding, CA journalist Doni Greenberg, is the place for people craving local Northern California news, commentary, food, arts and entertainment. Views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those… Continue Reading

Mercy Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine Center Celebrates Third Anniversary

With advanced equipment and specialized wound care, the Mercy Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center opened three years ago to address a growing health problem affecting 6.5 million patients in the U.S. Every six minutes across the nation, an amputation… Continue Reading

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For Diabetics, Exercising is Not a Walk in the Park

For many, starting an exercise program is often daunting for people because they may be out of shape, overweight or have other health conditions that lead to inactivity. Although every journey begins with the first step, walking might not be… Continue Reading