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 January 29th –  Breakfast 101 ;   We often hear the importance of starting out your day with a healthy nutritional breakfast, but for those living with diabetes, heart issues, high cholesterol  or weight related challenges what are options for healthy choices. Chef Donna from the University of Florida joins Jeff for this very informative session as we provide you with several optimum choices for breakfast, along with information on choosing the healthiest breakfast bars and quick, light, on the go meals. We will also discuss the pros and cons of juicing. Please join us and taste test a few healthy alternatives.             

Monday February 5th – Health benefits of 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 of yoga has been used for thousands of years to calm the mind and relieve stressors that lead to illness. Wear loose comfortable clothing and expect to feel refreshed!

Monday February 12th    start @ 5:30pm – Walking club meeting and outing:  The clinics health education department welcomes all who have signed on to the “Two Feet” walking club. We will chart our course for increased activity by including a nice 15-20 minute walk at your own pace and discuss plans and schedule for our next few meetings.  Please remember to wear comfortable clothing and proper footwear, we will supply water. NOTE: You must have signed up in advance and have had medical check/clearance to participate this evening.

Monday February 19th – The clinic will be closed in observance of Presidents Day holiday

Monday February 26th – Do’s & don’ts of diabetic foot care and understanding blood flow in the lower extremities; Join Jeff and Dr. David Gross podiatrist / vascular foot surgeon, as we review the greater challenges met by persons living with diabetes or vascular issues, proper ways to take care of our feet and how blood flows in and out of our lower extremities.