Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Understanding Type 2 Diabetes | World Diabetes Day

What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose). It’s the most common type of diabetes, making…

Sunday, October 29, 2023
Facts for World Stroke Day

Fact #1: Stroke Kills Brain CellsStroke is a medical emergency that occurs when a clot or rupture interrupts the blood flow to the brain. Without the presence of oxygen-rich blood,…

Friday, October 20, 2023
National Mammography Day

According to the American Cancer Society, when breast cancer is detected early, and is in the localized stage, the 5-year relative survival rate is 99%. Early detection includes doing monthly…

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
World Mental Health Day

Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental illness—it’s essential to your overall health and quality of life. Self-care can play a role in maintaining your mental…

Sunday, September 17, 2023
A Successful Blood Drive

Another successful blood drive in the books Thanks to @versitibloodcenterofillinois for coming out! #dupage #wheaton

Saturday, August 19, 2023
Call 2-1-1 Dupage!

Do you ever need help but aren’t exactly sure where to go? Then 2-1-1 DuPage is the resource for you. The new helpline for the county can help residents find…

Monday, August 14, 2023
Rep. Grant Co-Sponsors Bills for Affordable Insulin and EpiPen Costs

Wheaton, IL – Addressing the concern of rising insulin prices that have impacted many Illinois families, State Representative Amy Grant (R-Wheaton) has co-sponsored legislation ensuring more affordable access to insulin. Recently signed…

Thursday, July 13, 2023
Wheaton Eye Clinic Tour

I recently toured the amazing facility of the Wheaton Eye Clinic with Dr. Krishna B. Patel MD. She taught me so much about what goes in to keeping the vision…

Monday, May 15, 2023
Misericordia Home

Last week in Springfield, I attended a reception for Misericordia. The facility is a place that truly lives up to its name, which is Latin for “heart of mercy”. They…

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
VIDEO: National Nurses Week

I rose on the House floor this week to recognize National Nurses week which takes place annually from May 6th to May 12th and is a time when we pause…