Monthly Archives: January 2017

MLK Diabetes Self-Management Program Receives Recognition from American Diabetes Association

MLK Health Center & Pharmacy has received the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program. The Association’s Education Recognition Certificate assures that educational programs meet the National Standards for Diabetes Self -Management Education Programs. Programs that achieve Recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable health professionals who can provide participants with comprehensive information about diabetes management. According to the American Diabetes Association, there are 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the population in the United...

MLK Health Center Receives CVS Health Foundation Grant

The grant has been awarded as part of the CVS Health Foundation’s commitment to address the need for more accessible, coordinated health care in our local communities. The grant will support MLK Health Center’s diabetes and cardiovascular disease programs. “The grant we’re receiving from the CVS Health Foundation will help us in our continued effort to reduce overall health care costs and improve patient care outcomes for those in our local community,” said Janet Mentesane, Executive Director for MLK....