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, September 9th – Reducing stress through Tai Chi. The impact stress has on blood sugar levels warrants a need to slow down and remove ourselves from the triggers of stress. Please join us for a Tai Chi relaxation session to reduce stress and welcome back our Tai Chi Master Richard.

Wednesday, September 11th Cooking with herbs and spices – Cooking demonstration (***Registration required, call x308 to RSVP)

Monday, September 16th – Foot care. Please join us as we address issues of Neuropathy and proper foot care for those living with diabetes.  All in attendance will receive a jar of high quality diabetic foot cream.

Monday, September 23rd – Know your numbers – Do you know your latest Hemoglobin A1c? What about your total cholesterol or blood pressure? And why do these numbers matter? We will be discussing general doctor recommendations for common test results and how they affect proper control of our diabetes.

Wednesday, September 25th – Quit Smoking Your Way – Tobacco Free Florida and the Department of Health’s Community Outreach Champion, Stephanie Staley, is here to inform and empower people to “Just Say No” to cigarettes. This will be a 2 hour class designed to help individuals quit smoking. (***Registration required, will be held in the lobby)

Wednesday, September 25th The truth about carbs – Cooking demonstration (***Registration required, call x308 to RSVP)

Monday, September 30th – Keeping your teeth clean – We welcome the dental team as they discuss the importance of dental care and the prevention of periodontal disease. They will also provide information on the Clinic’s dental program and share toothbrushes and toothpaste with all the guests.

To register in advance, please contact Anna Stoiber, anna.stoiber@stpetersburgfreeclinic.org.