St. Catherine Hospital to host series of classes

2013-12-26T11:01:00Z St. Catherine Hospital to host series of classesSt. Catherine Hospital nwitimes.com
December 26, 2013 11:01 am  • 

EAST CHICAGO | St. Catherine Hospital is offering a series of education classes and registration information. For more details, call 219-392-7786.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS DIABETES EDUCATION CLASSES

Taught in English and Spanish. St. Catherine Hospital Diabetes Education Classes have been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education. Learn to follow a special diet, exercise and monitor glucose levels. Learn about new medication and food substitutions. A free glucose monitor is given to any patient who needs one. A physician referral and registration is required.

Call 219-392-7786 for dates, fees and to register. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System visit our website at www.comhs.org.

 ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL “SILVER SNEAKERS PROGRAM”

Silver Sneakers is a fun, energizing award-winning fitness program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events. For adults 65 and older.

 Call 219-392-7086 for dates, registration or more information. For information on other health related programs offered by Community Healthcare System, please visit our website at www.comhs.org.

 ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS BONE DENSITY SCREENING

Determines risk related to osteoporosis (bone strength). The screening is performed using the heel of the foot and results available the same day. Screening is available on Jan. 22 from 9:00-11:00 a.m., at St. Catherine Hospital Radiology at 4321 Fir St., East Chicago, Ind.

This program is FREE, but registration is required by calling 219-836-3477 or toll free 866‑836-3477. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System visit our website at www.comhs.org.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS FREE CLASS - KEEPING BABY SAFE AND HEALTHY

Pediatrician Dr. Rajaraman Iyer will address such topics as when to call the doctor, how to child-proof the house, what to do in an emergency, and nutritional needs of babies. Information on child seat safety will be available. The classes will be held on Jan 8 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria Conference Room at St. Catherine Hospital, located at 4321 Fir St., East Chicago, Ind.

This program is FREE, but registration is required by calling 219-836-3477 or toll free 866‑836-3477. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System visit our website at www.comhs.org.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS CORONARY HEALTH APPRAISAL

Determine your risk for heart disease and other related medical conditions on Feb. 25; 8-10:30 a.m. St. Catherine Hospital, Professional Office Building (POB) Conference Room. Screening includes: cholesterol (total, HDL, LDL, triglycerides), hemoglobin A1C (for diabetes), blood pressure, body mass index, metabolic syndrome assessment and a Heart Health Profile. 10-12 hour fast required.

Fee: $30/person. Register by calling 219-836-3477 or toll free 866‑836-3477. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System visit our website at www.comhs.org.

ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL OFFERS PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE (PAD) SCREENING

This simple 15 minute test screens for blockages in the arteries of the legs. Screening is available on Jan. 14; Feb 18 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., at St. Catherine Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Office at 4321 Fir St., East Chicago, Ind.

The fee is $10/person and registration is required by calling 219-836-3477 or toll free 866‑836-3477. For information on other programs offered by Community Healthcare System visit our website at www.comhs.org.

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