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Diabetes educator joins staff

Diabetes educator joins staff

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Hospital news

For more information, contact: Larry Blanc

St. Anthony Hospital is please to welcome Melissa Naff, Certified Diabetes Educator. Melissa is a graduate of Oregon State University in nutrition and food management and did her dietetic internship at Oregon Health Sciences University. She has worked at Holy Family and Sacred Heart Hospitals and for the Community Health Association in Spokane, Washington.

Melissa will be providing education on how to successfully manage diabetes and improve ones health through behavioral changes. Melissa explained that there are seven key areas to work on: diet, activity, monitoring, medicine, healthy coping, reducing risks and problem solving.

Melissa is now in the process of moving into her office. More marketing information will be coming out in the near future. If you would like to contact Melissa please call the main switchboard at 541.276.5121 and ask for Melissa Naff.