Entries by Jill Slaff

Small Eatonville Has High Diabetes Rate

Monday, March 18, 2013 Central Florida News 13 EATONVILLE — A new study out Tuesday will show one in four residents in the town of Eatonville has diabetes. The group Healthy Central Florida says the rate of diabetes in the historically black town is triple the rate in neighboring Maitland and Winter Park, and double the national […]

Healthy Central Florida Releases In-Depth Study: Highlights Health Disparities Amongst Three Central Florida Communities

Nearly one in four residents in Eatonville has diabetes, more than double the national rate and nearly triple that of its neighbors in Maitland and Winter Park   WINTER PARK, Fla., March 18, 2013 – Healthy Central Florida marks its one-year anniversary with the release of the State of Our Health, the first in-depth study of the […]

Dr. Oz visits Winter Park to Kick Off Initiative

Florida Hospital and the Winter Park Health Foundation have partnered up with three local communities – and one well-known television doctor – to launch an initiative to make Central Florida a healthier place to live. Healthy Central Florida (HCF), a community-based partnership starting in Winter Park, Maitland and Eatonville, aims to make Central Florida the […]