One word—cheesecake. Not usually the standard fair for people with diabetes. However, there is a doctor in Mississippi who thinks differently.
Dr. Wayne Woo (MD, MA, CDE, CPT, CCD, WCC, FACE) of the Diabetes and Endocrine Institute has become known as a very different doctor by
Dr. Woo and his wife Pat have become the talk of the community for the festivals they sponsor in their 9000 SQFT facility located in Flowood, Mississippi. Each festival follows a theme and features educational activities, games, and of course, food! The goal is always healthy living
According to Dr. Woo, healthy living is the right path for everyone. For some, it just takes diabetes to find the way. You will be truly hard pressed to find a doctor that sincerely cares enough about his patients to volunteer his time, facilities and staff for the cause most dear to them.
The next event is the 5th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival on April 24. This fun-filled, fact-filled, nutritious event will be a delight for all who attend. Registration starts at 8 a.m., and the event runs from 8:30 a.m. to shortly after noon. The Institute is taking reservations now. The event is open to the public and is first come first serve. For more information on the festival and to make reservations contact the Institute directly at (601) 932-1223.
The Diabetes and Endocrine Institute specializes in Diabetes, Thyroid and Endocrine care. Dr. Woo is one of the few physicians in Mississippi who has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for nine years. In addition, the institute has been recognized by the ADA as an educational center for the last 6 years. For more information on Dr. Woo and the Diabetes and Endocrine Institute, visit www.diabetesandendocrineinstitute.org or drwoo.org, or contact the Institute by phone at (601) 932-1223.