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44 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, October 2 - October 8, 1998 America's Walk for Diabetes slated f( r Sunday, Oct. 4, in Lewes This month, more than 500 area residents will gather in Lewes and Dover, teaming up with friends, relatives, neighbors and co-work- ers in the annual America's Walk for Diabetes, set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 4, in Lewes and Sunday, Oct. 11, in Dover. Walkers gather sponsors and donations from local business and individuals to raise funds for the Spieker passes rigorous recertification process Dr. John Spieker recently earned his recertification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Spieker took a written exami- nation of his basic knowl- edge of or- thopaed!c sci- ence and up- to-date surgery practices. Each year, or- SPIEKER thopaedic surgeons must take 20 credits of continuing medical edu- cation classes. Certifications for physicians who were board certi- fied prior to three or four years ago are grandfathered and do not need to retest. Beebe offers program for stress Oct. 6, 13 Beebe Medical Center Depart- ment of Integrative Health will of- fer a two-part program on the ba- sics of meditation to reduce anxi- ety, stress and pain, from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6, and Tuesday, Oct. 13. Tuition is $10. To register, call 645-3528. CNA course begins at Del Tech Tuesday, Oct. 6 A 105-hour certified nursing as- sistant course at Delaware Techni- cal & Community College, Owens campus, will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednes- days and Thursdays, from Oct. 6 to Nov. 19. Graduates will be pre- pared to take the Nurses Aide Competency Examination for cer- tification. All nursing assistants must pass this exam to be certified tO work in Delaware. For more information, call 855- 1656. The fee is $225. Alzheimer's Association's Memory Walk is Oct. 3 The Delaware chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will hold its annual Memory Walk on Sat- urday, Oct. 3. Funds raised by the Memory Walk are used to provide services to those affected by Alzheimer's disease and support for their families. It is estimated that 12,000 people in Delaware are affected by the disease. A variety of support is needed American Diabetes Foundation. nosed with the disease IcS the Association at 684-8404. and advocacy. Founded in 1940, The walk is sponsored by the Lower Delaware District Office of the Diabetes Association. The event is expected to raise $35,000 for research to find a cure for this serious disease. To date, close to 16 million Americans, including 60,000 Delawareans, have diabetes. Each year, 798,000 Americans are diag- for the Memory Walk. For more information, call the chapter at 800-219-7666. Beebe offers screening for depression Oct. 8 Beebe Medical Center will offer a depression screening to com- memorate "National Depression Screening Day," from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, in the con- ference room in the Tunnell Can- cer Center. The National Depres- sion Screening Day is an outreach event held during Mental Illness Awareness Week The program, free of charge, ludes a written self-test for depression, a screen- ing interview with a mental health professional; and an educational presentation. For more informa- tion, call Kelly Ellingsworth, pro- gram coordinator, at 645-3860. Choy, Lee named as Delaware's Top Docs Dr. Wilson Choy, Lewes or- thopaedic surgeon and Dr. Charles Lee, Georgetown aller- gy/immunolo- gy specialist, were named by "Delaware Today" as among the top physicians in Delaware. Choy prac- tices at Or- CHOY thopaedic As- sociates of Southern Delaware. sixth-leading cause of death by disease in the United States, killing more people than AIDS or breast cancer. This year alone, more than 180,000 Americans will die from its complications. For more information on Amer- ica's Walk for Diabetes; to sign up as a walker, sponsor, volunteer; or donor, call the American Diabetes He specializes in joint re- placements. Lee, in pri- vate practice, specializes in pollens and al- lergic ehinitis. "Delaware Today" con- LEE ducts an annu- M survey of physicians to deter- mine who doctors most recom- mend to their patients. The October 1998 issue states that its survey is imperfect, be- cause many good doctors do not make the list, but "Delaware To- day" believes its list cab be useful to Delawareans. One Day at a Time to meet Oct. 5 One Day at a Time, a mutual support group for people with life- threatening illnesses, their fami- lies and other interested people, will meet Monday, Oct. 5, at Beebe Medical Center. For more information, call the Beebe Medical Center Oncology Department at 645-3770. 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