Antioch Foot & Ankle Group Promoting Health & Wellness at Derst Bakery Health Fair
Savannah, Georgia, October 8, 2014 – Antioch Foot & Ankle Group continues its commitment to enhance the health and wellness of employees in the Low Country Empire. Antioch Foot & Ankle Group participated in the Employee Health Fair, sponsored by Derst Bakery in Savannah. Antioch Team members, Jacqueline Tomlin and Fatima Yusuf, distributed Diabetes Risk Tests and a wealth of educational information about diabetes. The Antioch Team shared that diabetes is the leading cause of blindness, leg, toe and foot amputations. Employees were encouraged to take the Diabetic Risk Test and to see their primary care provider, if the test showed that they were at risk. Diet and exercise were stressed as one of the keys to living with diabetes. The Team talked about foot complications associated with diabetes, as well as other foot conditions associated with working long hours on your feet. Antioch is committed to educating the public about the risks of diabetes and eliminating amputations caused by complications associated with diabetes. The Antioch Team is available, Free of charge, to distribute educational materials at any business promoting the health and wellness of their employees. It is Antioch’s way of giving back to our community. The Antioch Team left the Derst employees with the message to take good care of their health and let Antioch be a “Blessing To Your Feet”.