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Quality diabetes care services at Mount Nittany Health

Published on April 17, 2014

In the United States, 25.8 million people have diabetes, a serious group of diseases that affect the body’s ability to produce or respond properly to insulin.

Every day at Mount Nittany Health, staff and physicians are taking strides to make people healthier by focusing on diabetes prevention, management and education through comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services.

Most recently, Mount Nittany Medical Center received Joint Commission Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes. Through diligent planning, collaboration and dedication, the prestigious Gold Seal of Approval&t...

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Understanding the signs of child abuse, and how to talk with your children

Published on April 14, 2014 By Kristina Taylor-Porter, MA, executive director, Children's Advocacy Center of Centre County, Mount Nittany Health

April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month, and with national statistics of one in four girls and one in six boys will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday, the likelihood of knowing a child or adult who has been victimized is high.

As adults, it's our obligation to recognize the potential signs of abuse and take an active role in preventing, responding and reporting our suspicion of abuse. Oftentimes, there are no physical signs of abuse; however, the most recognizable signs are changes in the child.

Some signs of abuse may include but are not limited to:

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Healthy Weight for Life: Weight loss/management class series

Published on April 11, 2014

Having difficulty trying to lose or maintain a healthy weight?

Registered dietitians from Mount Nittany Health welcome you to attend their Healthy Weight for Life: Weight loss/management class series to learn how to lose or manage weight to feel your best.

The class series is held every Wednesday in May and the first Wednesday in June (7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4) from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm in conference rooms 2 and 3, on the ground floor of Mount Nittany Medical Center.

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  • Quality diabetes care services at Mount Nittany Health
  • Understanding the signs of child abuse, and how to talk with your children
  • Healthy Weight for Life: Weight loss/management class series

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