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Community Healthcare System to Host Stroke and Diabetes Awareness Fair at St. Catherine Hospital

By: Community Healthcare System Last Updated: August 3, 2022

Stroke and diabetes are the fifth- and eighth-leading causes of death and disability in the United States,  respectively. To help educate the public and offer support, Community Healthcare System will host a Stroke and  Diabetes Awareness Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at St. Catherine Hospital’s Professional Office Building, 4320 Fir St. in East Chicago. Free health screenings will be offered from 9 am to noon, and presentations will be held from 12:30 to 2  pm.  

Screenings include: 

• A1C* 

• Blood pressure 

• Cholesterol* 

• Foot assessments 

*10-hour fasting in recommended for blood screenings. 

Event presentation topics include: 

• Diabetes 

• Stroke 

• Mediterranean Diet 

• Exercise and movement 

Registration is not required for this free event. For more information, call 219-836-3477 or visit comhs.org/programs and-events/s/stroke-and-diabetes-awareness-fair. 

Also, Community Healthcare System’s Farmers Market will be open from 11 am to 2 pm at St. Catherine Hospital’s North  Entrance during the Stroke and Diabetes Awareness Fair. Stop by one or both events for a day of wellness.