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Your guide to health March 6-13

March 6th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

Your guide to health March 6-13

Diabetes

“Diabetes 101: Problem Solving & Reducing Risks” will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, March 10 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

The Kingsport Diabetes Association will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, at Indian Path Hospital Building 2002 in Room 203, Kingsport. The association is designed to helping diabetics and their families better deal with the serious disease of diabetes. For more information, call 534-2646.

Emotional health

“Stress Management Through Local Artistry: Creative Journaling” will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 8 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. Bring a blank journal with 8.5- by 11-inch pages or use blank paper supplied in class. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

“Medications for the Mind & Mood” will be offered at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 11 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

The Compassionate Friends of TennVa meets at 2 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month, at the Bristol Public Library, corner of Piedmont Avenue and Good Street, Bristol, Va. The support group assists families toward a positive personal acceptance of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

Fitness

Couch to 5K starts Thursday, March 6 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. For details, call 857-7981. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

Gentle Yoga Chair Class will be offered at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, March 6, at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. The fee is $5 cash. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

Gluten free

Gluten-Free TriCities will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 6 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

Headaches

“Headaches 101” will be held at noon, Thursday, March 13 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

Heart health

“Lower Your Cholesterol” will be held at noon, Thursday, March 6, at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

“Congestive Heart Failure” will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 11 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

Lab work

Lab Work screening will be offered from 7 to 9 a.m., Tuesday March 11 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. No food or drink (except water) for eight to 12 hours before the test. There is a fee for the test. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

Mental health

The Johnson City National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, at Harrison Christian Church, off Browns Mill Road, Johnson City. For more information, call Carolyn Hawkins at 538-4216 or Fred Meyer at 239-6492.

Nutrition

“Guilt-Free Dining Out” will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, March 10 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

“One Dish Meals,” a cooking demonstration, will be held at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 12 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

Respiratory health

COPD will be discussed at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 12 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

Senior health

“Best 10 Steps to Retirement Success” will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, March 7 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

“Normal Aging Vs. Dementia” will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 10 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

Sleep

“Consequences of Sleep Deprivation” will be held at 3 p.m., Thursday, March 13 at Indian Path Medical Center Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To pre-register, call 1-800-888-5551.

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