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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 2 - May 8, 2003 - 75 Bayhealth helps employers save money mr mgh ergonomics back disorders from happen- ing. To reduce the incidence and cost of on- the-job in- juries, employ- ers can have an ergonomic evaluation LONCHAR completed for their employees' workstations and teach certain exercises to do throughout the day." When completing an ergonom- ics assessment, Lonchar evaluates the relationship between the em- ployee, the work environment and the work process. more are eligible for special in- centives and prizes. For more in- formation, visit the website www.msdelaware.org, email nan- cy.kemble @ ded.nmss.org or phone 302-655-5610. Briefly Beebe offers diabetes education Beebe Medical Center offers classes for adults to learn how to manage their diabetes. Topics in- clude nutrition, exercise, medica- tion, testing blood sugar, reducing Stress and preventing long-term complications. Certified nurses and dietitian educators will also teach participants how to keep blood sugar under control and feel better. Class fees may be covered by insurance; all participants must have referrals from their physi- cians. For class schedules and more information, call 947-2500. Then, she identifies the physical stresses the employee endures and recommends solutions to avoid injuries. "One easy way to prevent in- juries is to exercise throughout the day by focusing on good posture, proper rest and the efficient use of muscles and nerves," she said. "Simply changing posture, doing neck and shoulder rotations and stretching can help reduce injuries and stress as well." Employers use HealthWorks as a company doctor to provide their employees with treatment of work-related injuries, disability case management, return-to-work physical evaluations, physicals, Bayhealth offers free diabetes screenings About 66,000 Delawareans are believed to have diabetes, but on- ly 45,000 have been diagnosed. Bayhealth Medical Center offers free diabetes screenings from 1 to 3 p.m., every Wednesday, at Mil- ford Memorial Hospital Outpa- tient Services Department, 21 West Clarke Ave., Milford. For details call, toll-free, 877-453- 7107. Bayhealth offers free osteoporosis screenings Bayhealth Medical Center-Mil- ford Memorial Hospital will offer free osteoporosis screenings from 9 to 11 a.m., Friday mornnigs, at the Women's Wellness & Re- source Center. For details, call, toll-free, at 877-453-7107. Bayhealth's Lisa Lonchar, PT, recently presented the lecture Er- gonomics and Exercise at the 26th Annual Delmarva Safety Seminar & Exposition in Ocean City, Md. Lonchar does ergonomic evalu- ation and assessments for busi- nesses enrolled in Bayhealth's oc- cupational health program, HealthWorks, which serves more than 700 companies throughout Delaware. "Back pain affects 60 to 90 per- cent of all working adults and costs companies an average of $15,00Oa year per employee," said Lonchar. ?The best way to save your company money is to prevent 2003 MG MS Walk set for May 17 at Pot-Nets The 2003 AIG MS Walk is scheduled to begin with a 9:30 a.m. registration, Saturday, May 17, at Pot-Nets Bayside. The walk begins at 10:15 a.m..The an- nual walk raises funds and aware- ness of multiple sclerosis. Last year, 2,200 walkers registered in Delaware, which included 175 teams. Walkers may participate indi- vidually or as part of a teams with at least four walkers. Individuals may register up to and on walk day. There is no minimum pledge requirement, but the MS Society suggests people plan to raise at least $50; those who rase $100 or We would like to welcome: Loretta A. Higgins, MSN, CRNP Now accepting patients at our two locations 3441 King Street Row OldTowne Office Park Lewes, DE 19958 Office: (302).645-2666 Fax: (302) 645-6448 3 Sussex Avenue Milford, DE 19953 Office: (302) 422-5569 Fax: (302) 422-5718 substance abuse testing, health screenings and more. Health- Works is the largest occupational health program in Delaware. For more information on HealthWorks and ergonomics as- sessments for a company, call Bayhealth's Manager of Health- Works Occupational Health Mar- keting and Physician Staff Rela- tions Bill Leitzinger at 302-744- 7012. Maxime G. Moise, M.D. Your Health Matters Susan A. Kelly, M.D. DF.I.M6D H6ALTH Now located at: 34381 Carpenter's Way: Lewes (across from Wawa; enter on Kings Hwy.) Please call office for directions (302) 644-9080 Accepting New Patients Dr. Louis Mandrls Board Certified tn Plasttc Surgery Curious About Cosmetic Surgery? Have you ever considered cosmetic surgery, but bad concerns about whether or not you would be a good , candidate? Now's your chance to learn first-hand about the range of possibiUties available today, from minor treatments to surgical options, and which might be rtght for you. Dr. Louis Mandris, a plastic surgeon on staff at Beebe Medical Center, wtll answer your cosmetic surgery ques- tions and show how a "new you" and renewed confidence may be easier than you think/ Wednesday, May 14, 2003 SPEAKER Dr. Louis Mandris Board Certified tn Plastic Surgery LOCATION Gull House, Rehoboth Beach, across from Spring Lake TIME 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Medical Center Lewes, DE www.beebemed.org This is a free seminar. Please call 645-3337 to register.