Date: 2/20/2009

St. Mary Medical Center Hosts “Step into Spring” Health Fair in Winfield

WINFIELD - Free screenings, demonstrations and valuable literature will be available for the whole family at the “Step into Spring” Health Fair, Saturday, March 7, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Winfield Family Health Center, 10607 Randolph Road, Winfield.

Sponsored by St. Mary Medical Center, the health fair will feature free bone density, blood pressure, and blood sugar screenings, body fat analysis and hands-on “Wii-habilitation” demonstrations. Free foot screenings, and “Ask the Doc” segments will be held by Ahmad El-Samad, DPM, a board certified podiatrist and Medical Director of Diabetes Limb Salvage at St. Mary Medical Center.

Healthcare professionals from St. Mary’s award-winning Joint Academy will be on hand to answer questions and provide educational materials about arthritis and joint replacement procedures. A diabetes educator and nutritionist will also be available to provide helpful information on healthy living for the entire family. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, please call 219-662-7013 or visit our website at