Antioch Foot & Ankle Group Promoting Health & Wellness at Gulfstream Aerospace, Brunswick, GA
Savannah, Georgia, October 9, 2014 – Antioch Foot & Ankle Group continues its commitment to enhance the health and wellness of employees in the Low Country Empire. Thursday, Antioch Foot & Ankle Group participated in the Employee Health Fair,sponsored by Gulfstream Aerospace in Brunswick, Georgia. Antioch Team member Jacqueline Tomlin and Fatima Yusuf distributed Diabetes Risk Tests, and a wealth of educational information about diabetes. Retired nurse, Ola Raymond, who volunteers with the Antioch Team, provided Blood Pressure Checks for the employees, as well. 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 stresses 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. The Antioch Team left the Gulfstream employees with the message to take good care of their health and let Antioch be a “Blessing To Your Feet”.