Northwestern Texas Health System Diabetes Center
Northwestern Texas Health System Diabetes Center Raises Awareness
The Northwest Texas Healthcare System Diabetes Center, recognized by the American Diabetes Association, will host a continuing education conference series to celebrate “the management of diabetes over the past 100 years,” according to a press release.
During this month’s outreach, Amanda Ast, MS Diabetes Educator, RD / LD, will discuss impactful information and the latest research for healthcare professionals. Ast will also continue its monthly “Living with Diabetes” courses for people with diabetes who want to learn more about how to manage their lives with diabetes.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 40% of people who died from COVID-19 were living with diabetes. It’s important to know more, as more than one in 10 Americans lives with diabetes, the statement said. NWTHS provides resources for healthcare professionals and patients, including nutritional counseling and one-on-one diabetes education. You can find out more at nwths.com.
Cooper Wellness Strategies hires CEO of Downtown Athletic Club
Cooper Wellness Strategies announces the addition of Paul Wright as general manager of the Downtown Athletic Club (DAC), powered by Cooper Aerobics, in Amarillo, according to a press release.
He will manage operations and programs for on-site facilities, including member engagement programs, CooperFit cardiovascular fitness assessments, and Cooper® Tracks individualized exercise and education programs, in the fitness center. 45,000 square foot full-service DAC form.
“We are delighted to welcome Paul Wright to our team,” said Margaret Hodge, owner and president of DAC. “Paul has more than four decades of solid credentials with a proven leadership record as general manager of two high-end fitness facilities, as well as a passion for the health and fitness industry.”
Prior to joining Cooper, Wright worked for the State of California as a Health and Safety Analyst, evaluating and implementing health, safety and wellness programs for the Injury and Injury Prevention Program. diseases. His over 40 years of experience in the health and fitness industry consists of managing business development and providing health and wellness solutions in a variety of roles. This included 30 years of business development for Savvy Health Solutions, a company he founded to develop programming strategies for businesses and provide workplace wellness opportunities to their employees.
“Joining the Downtown Athletic Club gives me a unique opportunity to expand Cooper’s goal of improving the quality and quantity of people’s lives through prevention at this fitness center,” said Wright. “In my new role overseeing DAC, I look forward to providing the best member experience for our members. Wright enjoys training, golfing, and volunteering at his church. He can’t wait to return to Amarillo’s home with his wife, Susan.