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Your guide to health July 4-10

July 5th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Your guide to health July 4-10

DIABETES

"Better Blood Sugar in 30 Days" will be offered from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 8 at the IPMC Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To register, call 1-800-888-5551.

"Diabetes 101: Problem-Solving and Reducing Risks" will be offered from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 8 at the IPMC Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To register, call 1-800-888-5551.

EMOTIONAL HEALTH

"Stress Tips 101" will be offered from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, July 11 at the IPMC Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To register, call 1-800-888-5551.

HEALTH SCREENING

Lab work screening will be offered from 7 to 9 a.m., Tuesday, July 8 at the IPMC Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. No food or drink (except water) for eight to 12 hours. The costs are $25 for coronary risk panel (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, glucose, and hematocrit); $20 for liver panel (albumin, total, direct, and indirect bilirubin, bilirubin ratio, alkaline phosphatase, total protein, ALT, AST); $20 for hemoglobin A1c; $30 for TSH; and $35 PSA. Cash or check only. To register, call 1-800-888-5551.

MENTAL HEALTH

"Keeping Your Mind Sharp" will be presented from 3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, July 10 at the IPMC Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. Kari Jones, DO, will help you discover exercises for your mind to keep you mentally healthy as you age. To register, call 1-800-888-5551.

NUTRITION

"Life in the Fast (Food) Lane" will be presented from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, July 10 at the IPMC Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. Discover strategies to make better choices and manage portion sizes when dining out. To register, call 1-800-888-5551.

"Know Your Nutrition" will be presented from 4 to 5 p.m., Thursday, July 10 at the IPMC Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. To register, call 1-800-888-5551.

SENIOR HEALTH

"Medicare Part D and You" will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, July 9 at the IPMC Health Resources Center at the Kingsport Town Center. Morgan Gillenwater, Pharm D candidate, will discuss Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, including key changes and options relevant to senior citizens in the Tri-Cities area. Information on the "donut hole" will be included. To register, call 1-800-888-5551.

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