Introducing “Living Well with Diabetes’ classes in Spanish to Rice County

HealthFinders teams up with the Rice County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership to address wellness education class needs for Spanish speakers. Introducing 'Living Well with Diabetes' classes in Spanish to Rice County HealthFinders has teamed up with the Rice County Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) to bring 'Living Well with Diabetes' Workshops available in Spanish to [...]

2018-02-02T14:04:18-05:00February 2nd, 2018|Diabetes Program, Health Updates|

CHWs support diabetes success

Cooking classes teach patients how to eat healthy to manage their diabetes. A provider at HealthFinders Collaborative connected a patient with one of our Clinical Health Workers (CHW’s), to help her set up a strong diabetes management plan.  Struggling with ongoing fatigue, headaches, and a language barrier, the patient had trouble reading food [...]

2017-08-01T16:46:12-05:00November 29th, 2016|Community Engagement, Diabetes Program|

Expanding our Diabetes Program to Somali residents!

HealthFinders teamed-up with Banadir Restaurant in downtown Faribault to create traditional Somalian food, in order to expand our food-choices thru our Diabetes Program for the Somalian population! Anne Doering, Medical Student at the University of Minnesota; Yakub Aden, HealthFinders' Community Health Worker; and HealthFinders' Nurse Practitioner, Emily Carroll headed a few doors down to Banadir to pick-up the [...]

2017-01-27T20:45:41-05:00April 28th, 2016|Diabetes Program|