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Date(s): May 17
Join Sandra and Angie on the Lenoir Memorial Walking Track for "Movement Matters." Learn more about the benefits of daily exercise and how it impacts your diabetes control. Want to rally get involved? Bring your tennis shoes and take a lap around the track with Angie and Sandra to get your "movement" started! For additional information call 252-522-7471 or 252-522-7616.
Obesity and Sleep Disorders
Date(s): June 21
Not only does obesity contribute to sleep problems such as sleep apnea, but sleep problems can also contribute to obesity. Building up a sleep debt over a matter of days can impair metabolism and disrupt hormone levels. Dr. Mitra will discuss the relationship of sleep and weight. Open to the public – no registration required. Groups welcome!
7 Ways To Get A Work-out On Vacation!
Date(s): June 7
Vacations usually mean a two-week hiatus from physical activity and fitness but it doesn't have to. There are many ways that you can sneak in a work-out without disrupting the leisurely vacation that you have been craving all year. Join Tara and find out the 7 tips to keep you motivated while on vacation! Free to the public.
Hydrate For Your Health
Date(s): June 18
Staying hydrated is essential for everyone, but people who exercise have an even greater need to maintain proper hydration. Water is the most important nutrient for life. Join Brittney to find out more about its functions and how much water is needed for proper hydration during exercise.
Getting ready for flip-flops?
Date(s): June 19
Are flip-flops really a good idea for people with diabetes? What about those exposed toes? Join Sandra as she shares information about routine foot care for individuals living with diabetes. Coe learn about the importance of self-exams, foot care and the potential complications uncontrolled diabetes can have on your feet.
Obesity and Heart Disease
Date(s): July 12
Your body is made up of water, fat, protein, carbohydrate and various vitamins and minerals. If you have too much fat — especially around your waist — you’re at higher risk for health problems, including high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease and stroke. In this presentation, Dr. Mitra makes the connection with heart disease and high blood pressure. Free to the public - no registration required. Groups welcome!
Flip flops to tube socks
Date(s): August 6
Tips for your tootsies! Joins Sandra and Angie as they discuss foot care for people living with diabetes! For more information contact Sandra Midyette, RN, CDE at 252-522-7616 or Angie Doncaster, RD, LDN at 252-522-7471. For more information about the Pink Hill Wellness & Education Center call Jennifer Scott at 252-568-2425.
Obesity and Diabetes
Date(s): August 23
According to the Center for Disease Control, we are eating ourselves into a diabetes epidemic. Dr. Mitra shares how weight is tied to the functions of the pancreas and hormones. Free to the public - no registration required. Groups welcome!
Avoiding Holiday Hang-ups
Date(s): November 12
Join Sandra and Angie as they share tips and strategies to navigate holiday festivities! Contact Sandra Midyette, RN, CDE at 252-522-7616 or Angie Doncaster, RD, LDN at 252-522-7471. For more information about the Pink Hill Wellness & Education Center call Jennifer Scott at 252-568-2425.
2013 Colorectal Cancer Screening Dates
Date(s): June 1, Sept 1, Dec 1
This free clinic is for men & women age 40 and up who have never been screened for or had colorectal cancer. The clinic will be led by members of the WellAware team and the Lenoir Memorial Gastro staff. Screening sponsored by the Lenoir Memorial Foundation. Call 252-522-7014 to complete required registration.
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