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BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING WITH VITA
Thursdays, March 3 and March 17
3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Booker T. Washington Community Center, Staunton.
Free. Call 540.332.4976 for more information.
TYPE ONEderful KID’S DAY
(Event for Children with Diabetes and Their Families)
Saturday, March 19 • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Augusta Community Care Building
Insulin pump and CGM representatives, JDRF, the Artificial Pancreas Project at UVA, nutrition education, exercising with diabetes, kid’s activities, discussions with other parents of diabetics. Free. Call 540.332.4190 for more information and to register.
Lipid Panel Screening
Thursday, March 10 • 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, LDL, glucose and your ratio. Results can be faxed to your physician and kept on file for future screenings. To register, contact Angela Kaltenborn, 540.332.5527. Cost: $25.00 Lifetime members, $30.00 for non-Lifetime members.
Gain Independence from Tobacco (GIFT)
Begin Your Journey to Stop Smoking/Using Smokeless Tobacco
Taught by a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist. Guidelines and recommendations are given on an individual basis. For class information or one-on-one consultation, contact Dana Breeding, 540.332.4988.
Living Well With Diabetes Class
This one-session program, taught by a Diabetes Health Educator, is designed for individuals who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes.
Thursday, March 10 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Augusta Community Care Building. Free. For class information and to register, call 540.213.2537.
Diabetes Prevention Class
Designed for newly diagnosed and those needing an update on diabetes self-management.
March 1, 8, 15 from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm in the 1st Floor Heart
and Vascular Conference Room.
Free. For class information and to register, contact Jean
Magee at 540.213.2538.
LUNCH AND LEARN
Topic: Medical House Call Program
Speaker: Thomas Shapcott, M.D.
Tuesday, March 22 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Augusta Community Care Building Free. Reservations Required; Call 540.245.7900.
Diabetes and Nutrition
Type 1 Diabetes Support Group
For those with Type 1 Diabetes and their family and friends.
Thursday, March 3 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Free. Reservations preferred; Call 540.213.2537 for exact location information.
Oncology and Cancer
For more information about Cancer Support Groups, contact Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105.
Friends Listening to Friends
For newly diagnosed cancer patients who have fears, questions or concerns. This group also addresses life after cancer treatments.
Tuesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 from 11:00 am-12:15 pm
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room.
Continuing Survivorship Group
For cancer patients who have completed treatment but still feel the need for continued support. For information, call 540.245.7105.
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
For those who are impacted by Parkinson’s Disease and their family members, partners and friends.
Speaker: Karen Hurt, Director, Waynesboro Senior Center. Saturday, March 5 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Augusta Community Care Building; for information,
email Ben Herz at [email protected] or [email protected].
Shenandoah Valley Stroke Club
For those who have experienced a stroke and their family members, and friends.
Friday, March 4 at 12:00 pm. For more information contact Shelley at 540.332.4047
Check out the Augusta Health website for other classes at www.augustahealth.com/calendar.