Winneshiek Medical Center offers free finger-stick blood glucose checks throughout the year. Open to all members of the community, the clinics aim to promote diabetes awareness and prevention.
Along with a free blood glucose reading, Winneshiek Medical Center diabetes educators and dietitians guide participants through the diabetes education experience and offer support to those with further questions or needs.
Contact the Diabetes Education Department at Winneshiek Medical Center for upcoming screening dates.
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Living well with diabetes
Joyce Schutte was diagnosed with diabetes in 2007. For six years, she successfully managed her health by going to classes, taking her medications, eating smaller portions and choosing to be physically active. Everything changed in 2013 when her daughter, Eileen, found out she had cancer.