Over two million Americans live with limb loss. Black Americans are four times more likely to experience limb amputation than white Americans. 100 Black Men of America has declared war on diabetes, a major risk factor for limb amputation.
Find out for FREE* at a special screening on Saturday, February 17th from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Beebe Memorial Cathedral. 100 Black Men of the Bay Area, Inc. is sponsoring this event in partnership with Johnson & Johnson, Beebe Memorial’s Fit4Faith Ministries, the African American Wellness Project, and the Bay Area Black Nurses Association.
Come get screened and be part of our vibrant healthcare community that prioritizes your well-being and the health of our community. Renowned Dr. Avery Ince, Vice President, Medical Affairs, Janssen Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, will lead the screening.
Refreshments will be served.
*Individuals not eligible for free testing:
o People who are unable to get on the exam bed to lay flat.
o People who have severe swelling and the pressure is too much to handle.
o People who have open wounds or sores.
o Breast cancer patients that have had a mastectomy.