MECOSTA COUNTY — Pam Daniels has been hired by Michigan State University Extension as the Disease Prevention and Management Educator.

Daniels, who will be based out of the Mecosta County MSU extension office in Big Rapids, also will provide educational program coverage for Wexford, Missaukee, Osceola, Clare, Gladwin and Isabella counties.

Daniels will provide education for those challenged with a chronic illness or at high risk related to the diabetes disease. She will help participants learn how to manage their chronic illness and also how to prevent the complicating condition of diabetes from developing.

Daniels earned her Master’s degree in Human Service Health and Wellness Counseling from Liberty College. She also has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Daniels joins the MSU extension after being previously employed by Ferris State University. She can be reached by calling (231) 592-0792.

MSU Extension helps people improve their lives through an educational process that applies knowledge to critical needs, issues and opportunities in regard to families, youth, agriculture and natural resources around Michigan.

For more information about MSU Extension, visit the MSU Extension web site at www.msue.msu.edu or contacting the local county office by calling 1-888-MSUE-4MI,

1-888 678-3464.