2019 Health Education Learning Series

Sessions 5:45-6:30 pm
Health Center
5501 4th St N., 33703
(727) 327-0333

No registration required, all are welcome.  Current eligible clients of SPFC may receive diabetic supplies and DAP meds from 5:00-5:45 pm. Guests are welcome to attend. For 1:1 health education & diabetic consults, please contact Anna Stoiber, RN (x317) to make an appointment.

Monday, May 27th – Memorial Day – No Class

Monday, June 3rd – Meal Planning and Physical Activity – Please join us as we welcome Leona Pfeiffer to the clinic to discuss the importance of meal planning, proper nutrition, and importance of physical activity. Ms. Pfeiffer has 20+ years of experience as a Weight Watchers leader and has worked with numerous clients to help them reach their health goals.

Monday, June 10th – Reducing stress through restorative yoga. The impact stress has on blood sugar levels warrants a need to slow down and remove ourselves from the triggers of stress. Please join Betsy Wells, RN/Yoga Instructor for a 30-minute restorative yoga session, as well as a discussion of the physiology of movement.

Monday, June 17thDiana Thomas RN, CDE returns for part two of her lecture series. Ms. Thomas is employed at St. Anthony’s hospital as a Diabetic Educator. She joins us today to discuss how the impact of proper nutrition and exercise helps type 2 diabetics keep tight control of blood sugars and staves off cardiovascular changes.

Monday, June 24th – Gastrointestinal system and diabetes – We will be discussing the regular function and common abnormalities of the gastrointestinal system, and how diabetes fits into it. It’s important to recognize how blood sugar, whether high or low, can affect the physiology of this major system of the body.