2017 Health Education Learning Series

Sessions held at St. Petersburg Free Clinic – 5501 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33703. 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.

Health Education Learning Series

No pre-registration required, all welcome.  Current eligible Clients of the Clinic may receive diabetic supplies and DAP meds from 5:15-5:45 pm; Personal 1:1 consults available prior to class or by appointment.  For additional details please contact the clinic @ 727-327-0333

 

Monday October 30th – “ Let’s get moving”  Were pleased to have our volunteer in house Physical therapist Roger Covey join us to discuss smart ways to stay active and lose weight, without having to run a marathon or swim across the Atlantic. Roger will also discuss plans for our upcoming “walking club”.

Monday November 6th – Everything you need to know about carbohydrates.   Jeff leads us through a very informative and easy to understand session about the importance of “carbs”, how much we should be consuming and best carbs for our body, if living with a health challenge.

Monday November 13th – Introduction to Restorative chair Yoga;  We welcome back Betsy Wells Registered Nurse and certified yoga instructor who will  guide us through the journey of physical, mental and emotional relaxation through stillness, breathing and gentle movement. The practice and technique of yoga has been used for thousands of years to calm the mind and assist in optimum health and healing. Wear loose comfortable clothing and expect to walk away refreshed.

Monday November 20th – Managing your diabetes through the holidays.  Let’s face it, staying on track with your health plan becomes difficult but having diabetes shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the holidays. Jeff and Chef Donna take you through how to plan and prepare, along with smart menu and food choices to take or serve at your gatherings.

Monday November 27th – “Let’s chat”   We are excited to bring back Robin Ruybal LMHC as we follow up on our previous “let’s chat” meeting in discussing what challenges we face  living with our ongoing health conditions, such as diabetes, heart/vascular challenges & chronic stressors and ways to improve our outcomes for a better life.