2017 Health Education Learning Series

Sessions held at St. Petersburg Free Clinic – 863 3rd AVE. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. For details call 727-327-0333.

All welcome, no pre-registration required.  Current patients of the clinic may receive diabetic supplies at all sessions held at the clinic.

Monday May 29th – The clinic will be closed in observance of Memorial Day; no classes.

Monday June 5th @ 5:30pm – “Are my parents to blame for my diabetes or heart disease?”  What are the chances that we may be genetically predisposed to get diabetes, heart challenges or high cholesterol? Learn the facts from Debra Hunter – Cardiac ARNP and Jeff, your RN health educator. Also what can be done to have less risk for acquiring these challenges.

Monday June 12th@ 5:30pm – “5000 steps to a healthy salad”. At this session we will preview why it’s important to include light and fresh into your nutritional plan, showcasing a few healthy and different salads with healthy heart and diabetic smart dressings for you to take home and sample.

Monday June 19th @ 5:30pm –  “ Let’s chat” . Debra Hunter ARNP and Jeff, sit down with all of you and have a candid and lighthearted discussion about ways to make dealing with your health challenges easier. We understand at times it may seem overwhelming to deal with diabetes, heart, body system challenges and undue sadness; were here for you and will share ideas to help solve problems, reduce risks and set goals for a better life.

Monday June 26th @ 5:30pm – Sunshine Center cooking event, “Smart nutritional protein choices for the best optimum health” We are excited to share another cooking demo and event highlighting smart protein choices, with a refresher course on healthy fats & healthy protein snacks. Dinner will be served and advanced reservations (up to 1 guest) are necessary. This event will be held at the Sunshine center auxiliary building just behind the main facility located at 5th ST N @ Mirror Lake RD; enter through Iron Gate from the Centers main free parking lot on Mirror Lake Dr. Call the clinic to reserve your spot or sign up at one of our other health education sessions.   

Monday July 3rd – The clinic will be closed in observance of Independence Day holiday and there will be no education sessions this evening; join us when sessions resume on July 10th.