World Diabetes Day, November 14, 2013IHCRC will offer free diabetes screening on World Diabetes Day, November 14, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Indian people have three times the risk for diabetes, and the Indian Health Service recommends testing for diabetes/prediabetes at least every three years. People with addition risk factors (listed below) should consider being tested more often:
- Family history of Type 2 diabetes
- History of gestational diabetes or delivery of a baby weighing greater than 9 pounds
- High blood pressure
- Acanthosis nigricans (brownish/dark skin around neck/armpit areas)
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Low HDL cholesterol or high triglycerides
We are pleased to announce Carlisa Phillips, APRN, CNP and Marisa Feuerman, APRN, CNP have joined the IHCRC. Call 918-588-1900 to make an appointment with one of our new pediatric providers.
Pediatric Health Services: Medical Care, Well Child Care, Immunizations, Physicals, Dental Care, Optometry, WIC, Breastfeeding Support Group, Maternal Child Health, Native Nations Youth Council, Spring Break and Summer Camps, Health Education and Wellness, Behavioral Health Care and In-house Pharmacy Services.
IHCRC's Summer-Fall 2013 Healthy Spirit publication available for download. In this issue: Medicine Wheel Park Sculptures to be Dedicated 4, Employee/Company Picnic 6, Teddy Bear Clinic 6, Flu Clinic 6, Crohn's and Colitis Walk 38, Komen Tulsa Race for the Cure 7, The Pulse of IHCRC 10, What are the Benefits of Working at IHCRC? 20, Employees Receive IHS Area Director's Awards 21, IHCRC Receives Graduate Psychology Education Grant 31, Future Plans of IHCRC's Graduate Psychology Interns 32, Gathering Strength and Restoring Harmony 34.