GemCare Wellness Sister Company Adapts Wound Dressing to Help Protect Healthcare Workers from Friction Injuries Caused by Personal Protective Equipment and Donates 8,000 Units

Innovative guide shows frontline workers how to adapt silicone dressing for PPE interface use.

Hudson, Ohio – April 16, 2020: GEMCORE, a family of companies, announced today its wholesale medical supply division, GEMCO Medical, will be donating 8,000 pieces of its GEMCORE360º Silicone Lite Wound Dressing to University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic to help protect healthcare workers who are working with COVID-19 patients. The dressing will come with an adaptation guide to show how it can be used as interface providing protection between the skin and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Free Diabetes Prevention Program Beginning March 24th in Hudson

Year-long CDC-approved program helping people reduce their chance of getting type 2 diabetes  

Hudson, OHIO – March 2, 2020: GemCare Wellness (GCW), a national health coaching and disease management company, is offering its Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognized Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) for free to the public again this Spring.

GemCare Wellness Earns CDC Preliminary Recognition

Program proven to be advancing toward full CDC recognition

Hudson, Ohio, May 15, 2019 — GemCare Wellness (GCW), a national health coaching and disease management company, has earned preliminary recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for its successful Diabetes Prevention Program. This designation is given to programs that have proven to be advancing toward full CDC recognition.

2018 Recipient of Susan Raber-Satterfield Award

Brittney Pingel announced as Coach of the Year

Hudson, Ohio, March 6, 2019 — GemCare Wellness (GCW), a national health coaching and disease management company, awarded Brittney Pingel the 2018 Susan Raber-Satterfield Coach of the Year award. The award was named after the late Susan Raber-Satterfield who helped set the clinical direction and operations of GemCare Wellness coaching with her vision of making people healthier through smart, sustainable lifestyle choices.

Solera Health, GemCare Wellness Tackle Diabetes Together

Integrated network matches at-risk Ohioans with innovative prevention program.

News provided by Solera Health. Release Date: 01/03/2019 – Solera Health, a leading integrated community network, added Ohio-based health coaching company GemCare Wellness to its national network of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-recognized diabetes prevention program (DPP) providers.

Health Coaching and Counseling with a Registered Dietitian Interview

Rob Pekare provides valuable insight into our Health Coaching Program

Release Date: 7/28/2018 – Registered Dietitian Rob Pekare from GemCare Wellness talks about phone health coaching and counseling. He shares some tips for over the road truck drivers as well as seniors who might be struggling with a slow metabolism that often comes with aging.

First Recipient of Susan Raber-Satterfield Award

Kerry Fairchild announced as the winner of the first Coach of the Year Award

Release Date: 2/12/2018 – A member of the GemCare Wellness team, Kerry Fairchild received her degree in Dietetics from Bowling Green State University with a specialization in pediatrics and is an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant. She joined GemCare Wellness in February 2016 and has coached over 600 program members.

CDC Approved Diabetes Prevention Program

GemCare Wellness Preventing Type 2 Diabetes with Proven Program for Second Year.

Release Date: 12/15/2017 – The GemCare Wellness Diabetes Prevention Program is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program, led by the CDC. It is based on research that showed people with prediabetes who lost five to seven percent of their body weight reduced their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58 percent.

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