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Hazel Hawkins Hospital, YMCA partner to combat diabetes in San Benito County

Diabetes Prevention Program will have participants meet for 25 sessions, with scholarships available for those whose insurance doesn't cover the program



Diabetes Center dedicated ahead of construction

Center will address health issues in a county where nearly half of the population is either diabetic, pre-diabetic or at risk of becoming diabetic

Pictured here from left to right: Dolores Villalon, Norma Molina, Diane Ortiz, Rosio Valdez, and Jesse De La Cruz.

Children and Youth

Diabetes Prevention Camp Celebrates Successful Week

A group of 40 school children, aged 10-14, met this week for the Youth Alliance's annual Diabetes Prevention Camp for Youth. The kids spent their days learning about healthy eating and exercise.

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Business / Economy

Hospital receives gift for diabetes and wound care center

As-yet-unidentified family's gift is one of the largest received by the hospital; center will serve a county population in which nearly 1 in 5 residents has diabetes


Children and Youth

Youth Alliance Teaches a Healthy Lifestyle at Heath Squad

Fifty-three youth learned how to maintain a healthy lifestyle at Health Squad last week.