Screening Event Identifies 50% as pre-diabetic

By webmaster | Mar 21, 2018 |

Results are in from two, free diabetes screening and education events provided by the YMCA of Southeastern North Carolina, The Brunswick Center at Leland, and the Brunswick County Health Department. Of those who were tested, 50% of individuals had elevated blood levels, indicating they were pre-diabetic. “This is alarming as the national average of adultswith…

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Church Congregation gets ready to walk to Bethlehem!

By webmaster | Dec 1, 2017 |

Brunswick Wellness Coalition (BWC) hasstarted its first community program, a four-week walking challenge for congregantsof Ocean View United Methodist Church on Oak Island. The Bethlehem WalkingChallenge gives church members the opportunity to walk a collective 6,160miles. “It’s the distance from Oak Island toBethlehem, commemorating the journey Joseph and Mary made more than 2,000 yearsago,” Dr.…

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