Gihan (Gigi) Dawood, D.O., F.A.C.E., Joins Munson Medical Center

November 15, 2018 Dr. Dawood specializes in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism Gihan (Gigi) Dawood, D.O., F.A.C.E., has joined the staff of Munson Medical Center as a specialist in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. Dr. Dawood practices at Munson Medical Center’s Endocrinology &...

Diabetes Education Open House Set for Nov. 14

November 6, 2018 Patients of Munson Medical Center’s Diabetes Education and Self-Management program as well as the general public are invited to learn about the resources available to them to help manage their diabetes during an open house from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Munson Medical...

Program Helps Parents, Candy Givers Lighten Sugar Load

October 18, 2018 Munson Healthcare and the Northern Michigan Diabetes Initiative (NMDI) are partnering for the sixth consecutive year to promote healthier Halloween habits while providing the sweet satisfaction of giving back.     Trick-or-treaters, parents, and candy givers are encouraged to...

What’s Next After A Diabetes Diagnosis? Presentation by Jill Moore, RN, Diabetic Educator

June 11, 2018 Gaylord, Mich. — Jill Moore, RN, Diabetic Educator at Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital (OMH), will discuss steps to take after receiving a diabetes diagnosis. Moore will cover how diabetes affects the body, signs and symptoms of low blood sugar, and share tools for controlling...

Free Classes Target Pre-Diabetes Through Nutrition, Exercise

February 23, 2018 Free classes aimed at helping Benzie-area residents head off a type 2 diabetes diagnosis are available this year.  Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital offers a pre-diabetes community education class led by a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes educator on a monthly basis....