Center for Healthy Living Workshops
All workshops take place at the Center for Healthy Living. To register for any of the workshops, please call Millie Fenneman, practice administrator, at 49-45505. Limited seats are available.
Living Tobacco Free Series – Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and Nov. 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Learn tips and techniques to prepare to break the habit. Special focus will be placed on behavior change, overcoming withdrawal and cravings, coping with stress, managing weight, preventing relapses, and more.
Diabetes 101 Series – Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, 13, and 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
During this four-week Type 2 Diabetes Basics series, you will learn current clinical information of diabetes management, including a list of diabetes medications, insulin action times and other treatment options. Physical activity is also emphasized in each session, explaining how regular activity positively impacts glucose levels and heart health. Important information on pre-diabetes is also provided because studies show that many people with pre-diabetes go on to develop diabetes within 10 years. Information contains ideas that one can follow to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Lastly, sample restaurant menu meals will be used to help you learn about carbohydrate counting, dietary fiber and its importance, and sodium and transfat information.
Successful Cholesterol Management – Oct. 21, 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Have you recently been diagnosed with high cholesterol? Or are you working to reduce your chances of a diagnosis by trying to keep your numbers in check? Come learn about what cholesterol is, where it comes from, and what types of screenings are available. We will also discuss how to keep your numbers low by eating healthy, being active and investigating medication options.
Sleep, Stress, and Hormones – Nov. 14, 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Do you ever wonder how lack of sleep affects your health and well-being? Did you know there is a connection between sleep, stress and hormones? In this workshop you will learn about the importance of sleep on learning and memory, metabolism and weight, safety, mood, heart health, and the immune system