Dr. Bill Releford’s
Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program
Launches Los Angeles Initiative
To Address Declining Health of African American Men
Initiative A Part of Effort To Screen
500,000 African American Men
for Diabetes and High Blood Pressure by 2012
LOS ANGELES – A visit to your local barber may get you more than a haircut in November. Dr. Bill J. Releford, D.P.M., founder of The Diabetic Amputation Prevention (DAP) Foundation, announced today the launch of its Los Angeles Initiative of the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program in over 100 barbershops in Los Angeles County on Saturday November 7, 2009. In light of the country’s current health care crisis, the timing couldn’t be better.