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Diabetes Awareness Day

Pardee Hospital hosted a Diabetes Awareness Day on Wed., Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., at the Pardee Health Education Center located in the Blue Ridge Mall. Attendees of this free event were able to learn about diabetes and how to manage the disease. Blood pressure, body fat analysis and foot screenings were available at no cost. In addition, healthcare professionals were also available to answer questions and provide information helpful in the self-management of diabetes. Diabetes Awareness Day was provided by Perspectives Diabetes Self-Management Education Program at Pardee. See below some photos from Diabetes Awareness Day: [gallery link="file" order="DESC"]

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Small Changes, Big Differences

The Comprehensive Wound Healing Center at Pardee is dedicated to the provision of state-of-the-art, outpatient clinical wound care and hyperbaric medicine for acute and chronic wounds. All levels of clinical staff on our team are trained in the most current evidence based-practices for problem wound management and hyperbaric medicine. Patient care is provided in partnership with Diversified Clinical Services, the leading national provider of wound care services, that touts an 88% healing rate within 31 median days-to-heal, and extremely high patient satisfaction. When a patient is referred to the Center, they will receive a complete physical and wound assessment with treatment based on wound etiology and state of the art wound care modalities. Our treatment process includes a holistic approach, addressing underlying problems, and educating for prevention and treatment. Call us at (828) 696-4284

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Pardee Pavilion celebrates Caregiver Awareness Month

Since November is Caregiver Awareness Month, the Pardee Pavilion Adult Day Health Services decided to thank caregivers for all they do by hosting a gathering at the Pavilion.  A combination of former and current users of the Pavilion program and their family members attended. Terry Wetton played the guitar and sang. Check out the photos below from the caregiver appreciation event. [gallery link="file" order="DESC"]

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Pardee Interview with Valley Hill Fire Department Chief

We sat down with Valley Hill Fire Department Chief, Tim Garren, to get his view on staying healthy through Lighten Up 4 Life.  Sign up today to keep off that extra holiday weight!

Posted in: Wellness

Breast Center Tour now online

We filmed a virtual tour of the breast center last week so our patients could see what it is like to be in the center. The Elizabeth Reilly Breast Center at Pardee Hospital gives women and men access to the most advanced breast diagnostic and treatment services available today. Pardee's Comprehensive Breast Center includes state-of-the-art technology, advanced and innovative treatment options, highly skilled and compassionate staff, and it has recently been renovated. Click here for more detail about the center.

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