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Posts Tagged ‘A Partnership Of Diabetics (A-POD)’

A-Pod’s September breakfast

A-Pod’s September breakfast

A-POD : A Partnership of Diabetics sponsors two Diabetes Breakfast s monthly (1st and 3rd Thursdays)co-sponsored by Running Wolf Fitness Center, Native American Community Clinic, Waite Hose, Community-University Health Care Center, and the Indian Health Board at Phillips Community Center at 2323 11th Ave.  8:30-10:30 with great food and always a [...]

Needed: Thousands of Running Wolves!

By Jake (Richard) Jacobi Shortly after Running Wolf Fitness Center opened last fall in the Phillips Community Center, I and my neighbor joined. I’d never exercised in a gym, and I’m pushing 70 years. My neighbor’s about my age. We found Running Wolf through our diabetes support group, A-POD (A Partnership of Diabetics). A-POD moved [...]

Running Wolf Exercise/Excuse alike

By Jeane Moore My name is Jeane and I hate to exercise. I am 71 years old and overweight and diabetic. Being a diabetic, of course, puts me at a higher risk for kidney and cardiovascular problems. My mother and father both died of heart-related disease. So did one of my grandmothers and one of my grandfathers. But I let myself get to the age [...]

A-Pod CHAT: Advancing Opportunities through a Partnership of Diabetics

A-Pod CHAT: Advancing Opportunities through a Partnership of Diabetics

When A Partnership Of Diabetics (A-POD) was first designed and implemented, our goal was simply to create a community-based program for advancing the skills of persons with diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. We started with POD-Tensives, a daylong workshop to introduce our strategies to participants and then sponsored [...]

Backyard Initiative Update

By Janice Barbee, Cultural Wellness Center Citizen Health Action Teams 14 Citizen Health Action Teams (CHATs) have been working just a few months, some for a year, and some over a year. 140 BYI residents have participated in a CHAT. The BY is one square mile area around the Midtown Exchange. Residents of those seven neighborhoods have [...]

PCPI Pitches PCC Proposal to Park Personnel

PCPI Pitches PCC Proposal to Park Personnel

by Robert Albee After three months of waiting, the Phillips Community Parks Initiative (PCPI) finally had an opportunity to present its proposal to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for leasing and participating in the operations of the Phillips Community Center. The actual written proposal was submitted July 9th and project [...]