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Briefly Hearing screening set at MMH March 6 The Audiology Department at Bayhealth Medical Center-Mil- ford Memorial Hospital will offer free hearing screenings from 9 to 11 a.m., in room 1210 of the hos- pital, on Friday, March 6. The screening is a pass/fail as- sessment that determines whether hearing loss is present. Eligible candidates are people who suspect they have a hearing loss or are in- terested in having their hearing checked. People whose screen- ings suggest possible hearing loss may schedule follow-up diagnos- tic evaluations for a fee. Those people whose hearing loss is confirmed or wear hearing aids are ineligible for the screen- ings. Interested people should register by calling the Audiology Department at 302-424-5701. Al- though appointments are pre- ferred, walk-ins are accepted. improving the health-care for Dia- betics in Delaware. Diabetics whose insurance does not cover such materials as test strips for glucose monitors, testing strips, insulin, injection aids, syringes, insulin pumps and diabetes educa- tion are asked to call the ADA at 684-8404 or 302-656-0030. Juvenile arthritis affects thousands aually The Arthritis Foundation led a week-long awareness effort focus- ing on educational programs in ju- nior high and high schools to mark Juvenile Arthritis Aware- ness Week, March 2-8. Juvenile arthritis is a group of painful, sometimes debilitating " conditions that affects 285,000 American children. The diseases may cause joint deterioration, and in severe cases, affect the child's growth, but with diagnosis, care and education, these children can live a happy, healthy life. For more information, call the Delaware chapter at 1-800-292- 9599. Diabetic health-care bill hearing set for March 18 Members of the American Dia- betes Association (ADA), Delaware Chapter, and those who advocate for diabetes education and improved health-care urge members of the public to attend a hearing regarding a bill that would ensure universal insurance cover- age for diabetics. The bill is House Bill 175, and it is spon- sored by Jane Maroney. The hear- ing, set by the House of Represen- tatives Economic Development, Banking and Insurance Commit- tee, is Wednesday, March 18, at 7 p.m., in Legislative Hall, Dover. Included among those who are urged to attend are Type I diabet- ics, Type II diabetics, their fami- lies and friends, small business owners, health-care professionals and those who are concerned with Hepatits support group meets Monday, March 9 A chronic hepatitis support group will meet in the Beebe Medical Center classroom at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9. Call Lynda Sue, 645-6698, for more information. COPD support group to meet March 9 The next meeting of the Chronic Pulmonary Disease Support Group, for COPD patients and their families will be held Mon- day, March 9, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Bayhealth Medical Center- Kent General Hospital's General Foods Conference Center. COPD is defined as emphyse- ma, chronic bronchitis and other chronic respiratory conditions. For more information, call 302- 674-7135. With So Much At Stake... Let Me Help You Make The Right Choice In Medicare Supplement Plans! Should you have coverage for... Medicare Parts A & B? Costly deductibles and prescription drugs? Jayne Health Care outside the U.S.? Waldridge Now with new, government standardized Medicare Supplement plans, Delaware insurance companies may offer as many as 5 identical plans from bare bones to deluxe coverage. Having more coverage than you need is a waste of money. Having less might put you at financial risk! 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(CHEER) and TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, Inc., the new Medicare B contractor, have an- nounced a new service for Medicare beneficiaries in Sussex County: Beginning in March, every third Thursday a representative will be available to answer Medicare Part B questions and concerns. This service will be located at the Georgetown CHEER Center, 546 S. Bedford St., Georgetown. The hours will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The representative will have access to the Medicare B system to check the status of claims, deductive or answer any questions. CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, March 6 - March 12, 1998 - 41 For more information, call Dix- ie Carlisle at 856-5187. Delaware State Lions Day Saturday, March 7 Lions throughout the state are working on community projects March 7, Delaware State Lions Day, as they do throughout the year. The Lions will sponsor a di- abetes forum, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m,. at McVey Elementary School, in Newark, as one of its projects. This forum is open to the public; people with diabetes are asked to bring their caretakers with them. There is no charge. For more in- formation, call the Lions diabetes chairman, Eric Widen: 653-4153. The Senso TM is 100% Digital The World's Fastest The World's Most Sophisticated and Completely Automatic DIGITAL HEARING AID HEARING AID ASSOCIATES Millsboro- 934-1471 Hours: Monday- Friday 9-5 p.m.. Evenings available by appointmenL 2 miles N. of lit. 24 on Rt. 30 o 6 miles S. of Rt. 9 on Rt. 30 DELAWARE BAY SURGICAL SERVICE 00oecializing in Vascular, Oncologic, Thoracic and General Surgery 424 Savannah Road, Lewes, Delaware 19958 (302) 645-3712