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10 Silent Symptoms of Diabetes

Do you have undiagnosed diabetes? The American Diabetes Association reported 29.1 million Americans had diabetes, with 8.1 million being undiagnosed in 2012. Additionally, 1.4 million Americans are newly diagnosed each year. In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, we want you to monitor for these 10 subtle signs of diabetes. If you have questions or concerns about …

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  • Nov 14,
  • 2017

Wayne UNC Health Care Continues to Position System to Meet Health Needs of Community

Wayne UNC Health Care is on a journey to better meet the health needs of Wayne County residents. As part of the organization’s plans, the system has re-energized its focus on improving the patient experience, expanding quality services and recruiting providers. Over the last several months, the hospital has hired 43 experienced nurses as well …

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  • Sep 28,
  • 2017

Cassandra Best was July 2017 Heart of Carolina Care Honoree

Congratulations to Administrative Assistant Cassandra Best for being named the July 2017 Heart of Carolina Care recipient! One director at Wayne UNC Health Care had this story to share about Cassandra: “While conducting unit rounding, I met a patient who had transferred to the 3rd floor from the 6th floor. During the transfer, her balloons did …

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  • Sep 08,
  • 2017

Jewel Surles, RN was June 2017 Heart of Carolina Care Honoree

Congratulations to Jewel Surles for being named the June 2017 Heart of Carolina Care recipient! Jewel is a registered nurse on the 6th floor at Wayne UNC Health Care. Her supervisor said, “Jewel continues to be an asset and resource for the other staff.” She brings years of experience and serves as a preceptor for …

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  • Aug 31,
  • 2017

Rachel Parks was May 2017 Heart of Carolina Care Honoree

Congratulations to Dietetic Assistant Rachel Parks for being named the May 2017 Heart of Carolina Care recipient! Rachel’s supervisor said, “She does a great job at obtaining patients’ diet orders and works with the patients to ensure they select a meal they would enjoy. She frequently jumps in and assists her teammates on their assigned floors …

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  • Jul 06,
  • 2017

May is Mental Health Month

For the last 68 years, May has been designated as Mental Health Month in an effort to educate people that mental illnesses are as real as other physical illnesses, and that they can be treated effectively. By acting early and effectively, you could prevent many of these illnesses from progressing, or even occurring in the first place. …

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  • May 30,
  • 2017