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  • Great River Medical Center Offers Diabetes Class in December

    West Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 – Great River Diabetes Education offers a four-week group diabetes class every month. The December class will meet from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Dec. 9. The group diabetes class is for people who are newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment, or having complications or concerns. A physician referral for diabetes education is required. Class ...

  • Health Fitness Offers Arthritis Exercise Program

    West Burlington, Iowa, Sept. 13, 2019 – An Arthritis Foundation exercise program is set to begin Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Health Fitness-Great River Medical Center. Walk With Ease can reduce pain and improve health. Classes, led by Arthritis Foundation-trained fitness specialists, will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 1 through Dec. 3, at Health Fitness, 1401 W. Agency ...

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  • Great River Friends to Hold Book Fair Dec. 3 to 6

    Great River Friends is sponsoring a Collective Goods book and gift fair in the Mercy Plaza lobby, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The times and dates are: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 It also will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Great River Klein Center, 1307 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. Besides books, ...

  • Great River Medical Center Offers Free Diabetes Program Dec. 5

    West Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 – People will diabetes are invited to a recipe exchange during Coffee Talk, a quarterly support group sponsored by Diabetes Education-Great River Medical Center. The program will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Family Medicine, Mercy-Great River Medical Center, Mercy Plaza Suite 159, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, IA. Participants are ...

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  • New Devices Boost Detection of Breast Cancer at Hospitals

    Fort Madison Community Hospital and Great River Medical Center have begun offering the only FDA-approved ultrasound screening device for women with dense breast tissue. Automated breast ultrasound (ABUS) with the Invenia ABUS 2.0 has been shown to improve breast cancer detection by 35.7% for women with dense breast tissue. Breasts are made of fat and breast tissue. A breast with more tissue than ...

  • No Appointments Needed for QuickCare

    Great River Health-QuickCare no longer requires appointments for services in its clinic. Care is available from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Wearing a mask at all times and practicing social distancing in the waiting area are required. Adult patients who require a caregiver or emotional support person and children under 18 may have one visitor ...

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