Events and Classes that Feed Your Body, Mind and Spirit

Use the tools below to search and sign up for Holy Spirit events and classes. Our events and classes span a wide range of health topics, including pregnancy, parenting, diabetes management, and cardiac support groups. We’re constantly adding new offerings, so check back here often.

Friday, May 1, 2015

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May 4 at 8:00am

<p>Join Holy Spirit every Monday at the <a href="http://www.colonialparkmall.com/info/holyspirit" target="_blank"><strong>Colonial Park Mall</strong></a> from 8 a.m. to noon.&nbsp;Keep active while avoiding the winter chills and summer heat through mall walking. The program is designed to provide a secure and healthy walking environment to keep your body moving. Also, enjoy access to Holy Spirit health screenings and educational health lectures.</p>

<p>Everyone is welcome!</p>

 
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May 5 at 10:00am

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-family: tahoma,verdana,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Holy Spirit offers FREE blood pressure screenings at the Joseph T. Simpson Library, 16 North Walnut Street, Mechanicsburg, on the first Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon.</span></span></p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong> Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427), <strong>Location:</strong> Joseph T. Simpson Library, Mechanicsburg</p>

 
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May 5 at 6:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for pregnant women and new mothers. Mothers can bring their babies up to 15 months old. “Mom’s Place” is for women who feel overwhelmed, sad, worried, or need extra support. “Mom’s Place” meets every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 20 Erford Road, Suite 11, Lemoyne.</p>

<p>“Mom’s Place” is led by a clinician from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. The group is educational, supportive, and fun. Light refreshments are provided. “Mom’s Place” also hosts family night where women can bring partners or spouses. For more information, please call 763-2200.</p>

 
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May 6 at 1:00pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); line-height: 24px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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May 6 at 2:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Hospital offers free and low-cost health screenings to the public each month. Screenings include blood pressure, bone density, cholesterol ($5), colorectal, and glucose ($2). The screenings are offered in the hospital auditorium from 2 to 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month.&nbsp;If you have any questions, please call 763-2553.</p>

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May 6 at 6:30pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); line-height: 24px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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May 7 at 9:00am

<p>Holy Spirit offers&nbsp;FREE blood pressure screenings at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, each Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.</p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

 
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May 8 at 10:00am

<p>Holy Spirit Diabetes Services is offering “Diabetes Management” group classes for those interested in learning more about how to manage their diabetes.</p>

<p style="margin-right: -13.5pt;">The group classes will provide attendees with information and support from the educator and their peers as they learn to successfully manage their diabetes. The classes will cover:</p>

<ul>
<li>The basics of diabetes, blood glucose testing, and A1c</li>
<li>Heart disease, lipids, and blood pressure</li>
<li>The importance of exercise and physical activity</li>
<li>Effective tools for weight management</li>
<li>Reducing sodium and added sugars in meals and snacks</li>
<li>Healthy versus unhealthy fats and carbohydrates</li>
<li>Carbohydrate counting, label reading, and tips for eating out</li>
<li>Diabetes medications, high/low blood glucose management, and sick days</li>
<li>Care of eyes, skin, feet, and mouth</li>
</ul>

<p>Classes are offered in a four-part series at two different times: 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. To register for the group classes, please call Holy Spirit Diabetes Services at 717.763.2466.</p>

<p>Classes may be covered by your insurance. Interested individuals should contact their insurance provider to see if this class is covered.</p>

 
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May 8 at 6:00pm

<h1>Girls' Night Out Harrisburg</h1>

<h2>Friday, May 8, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.</h2>

<h3>Best Western Hotel &amp; Conference Center, 800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg</h3>

<h3>Free to attend - open to women only age 18 and older</h3>

<p>Girls' Night Out, our annual health and wellness tradeshow just for women, is one of the most popular events offered through the Holy Spirit Spirit of Women program. Girls' Night Out features complimentary chair massage appointments provided by the <a href="http://www.hacc.edu/ProgramsandCourses/Programs/HealthCareers/Massage-Th... target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">Massage Therapy Program at HACC</font></a>&nbsp;and free&nbsp;makeup makeover appointments&nbsp;with <a href="http://www.marykay.com/mswope/en-US/Pages/default.aspx?lcov=1" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">Mary Kay</font></a>&nbsp;and <a href="https://www.myjestore.com/membertoolsdotnet/shoppingcartnew/MainCart.asp... Essentials</a>, plus shopping with our specialty retail vendors. And don't miss the roving fashion show featuring items from <a href="http://www.hellogorgeousshopping.com/home.php" target="_blank"><font color="#0066cc">Hello Gorgeous Consignment Boutique</font></a>.&nbsp; For a complete list of vendors, click <a href="http://www.hsh.org/sites/default/files/documents/LayoutProgramFinal2.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</p>

<p>Attendees can also take part in a complimentary round of health screenings, which includes a blood pressure check, BMI measurement, bone density scan for osteoporosis, cardiovascular risk assessment, non-fasting glucose &amp; cholesterol tests, and a sleep assessment.</p>

<p>In addition, Girls' Night Out offers two fitness classes for attendees to participate in.&nbsp; You can sign up for Zumba and Yoga, both at no cost.&nbsp; Class size is limited, so register early.</p>

<p><strong>Agenda</strong></p>

<p><strong>6:00 pm</strong> Appointments Begin for Free Health Screenings, Free Chair Massages and Free&nbsp;Makeup Makeovers /&nbsp;Roving Fashion Show Begins</p>

<p><strong>6:30 pm</strong> Zumba with the <a href="http://www.ymcaharrisburg.org/">Harrisburg Area YMCA</a></p>

<p><strong>7:45 pm</strong> Relaxation Yoga with <a href="http://ommyyoga.com/" target="_blank">Om My Yoga</a></p>

<h3><strong>9:00 pm</strong> Event Concludes<br />
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<strong>TO REGISTER:&nbsp;</strong>Pre-registration is now closed.&nbsp; However, you are still encouraged to attend the event and participate in all of the services available there.&nbsp; For more information,&nbsp;call the&nbsp;Spirit of Women office at (717) 972-4149 or email <a href="mailto:CommunityEd@hsh.org"><font color="#0066cc">CommunityEd@hsh.org</font></a>.</h3>

<div><strong>**Health screening appointments are offered in 30-minute blocks. The chair massage and makeup makeover appointments are offered in 15-minute blocks. Appointments are limited to a max of TWO PER PERSON.**</strong></div>

 
 
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6281
May 11 at 8:00am

<p>Join Holy Spirit every Monday at the <a href="http://www.colonialparkmall.com/info/holyspirit" target="_blank"><strong>Colonial Park Mall</strong></a> from 8 a.m. to noon.&nbsp;Keep active while avoiding the winter chills and summer heat through mall walking. The program is designed to provide a secure and healthy walking environment to keep your body moving. Also, enjoy access to Holy Spirit health screenings and educational health lectures.</p>

<p>Everyone is welcome!</p>

 
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May 11 at 6:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for those who have experienced miscarriage, pregnancy loss, or the death of a child. “Child of My Heart” meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The support group is led by a nurse practitioner from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. For more information or to register to attend, please call 763-2279.</p>

 
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May 11 at 6:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Diabetes Services offers a free monthly support group for people with pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and their families. “A Taste of Sugar” meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. in Wegman’s conference room. No registration is necessary. For more information, please contact Holy Spirit Diabetes Services at 763-2466.</p>

 
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May 12 at 10:00am

<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="font-family: tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Holy Spirit offers FREE blood pressure screenings at the East Pennsboro Library, 98 South Enola Drive, Enola, on the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon.</span></span></p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427),&nbsp;<strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;East Pennsboro Library, Enola</p>

 
6648
May 12 at 6:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for pregnant women and new mothers. Mothers can bring their babies up to 15 months old. “Mom’s Place” is for women who feel overwhelmed, sad, worried, or need extra support. “Mom’s Place” meets every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 20 Erford Road, Suite 11, Lemoyne.</p>

<p>“Mom’s Place” is led by a clinician from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. The group is educational, supportive, and fun. Light refreshments are provided. “Mom’s Place” also hosts family night where women can bring partners or spouses. For more information, please call 763-2200.</p>

 
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May 13 at 1:00pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); line-height: 24px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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May 13 at 6:30pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); line-height: 24px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
6223
May 14 at 9:00am

<p>Holy Spirit offers&nbsp;FREE blood pressure screenings at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, each Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.</p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

 
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May 14 at 11:30am

<p>Holy Spirit Hospital Auxiliary–A Geisinger Affiliate will hold its annual May Luncheon on Thursday, May 14, at the West Shore Country Club, 100 Brentwater Road, Camp Hill.</p>

<p>The “Afternoon Tea” event begins at 11:30 a.m. Tea and a light lunch will be served at 12:15, followed by thought-provoking entertainment. Robert Priest will astound and amaze attendees with his ability to read minds.</p>

<p>Tickets are $40. For more information and to reserve your seat, please call the Holy Spirit Hospital Auxiliary office at 717.763.2796 by May 6.&nbsp; Proceeds from the event will benefit Holy Spirit Hospital.</p>

 
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May 14 at 4:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit offers FREE blood pressure screenings at the Bosler Memorial Library, 158 West High Street, Carlisle , on the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.</p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong> Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

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May 18 at 8:00am

<p>Join Holy Spirit every Monday at the <a href="http://www.colonialparkmall.com/info/holyspirit" target="_blank"><strong>Colonial Park Mall</strong></a> from 8 a.m. to noon.&nbsp;Keep active while avoiding the winter chills and summer heat through mall walking. The program is designed to provide a secure and healthy walking environment to keep your body moving. Also, enjoy access to Holy Spirit health screenings and educational health lectures.</p>

<p>Everyone is welcome!</p>

 
6648
May 19 at 6:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for pregnant women and new mothers. Mothers can bring their babies up to 15 months old. “Mom’s Place” is for women who feel overwhelmed, sad, worried, or need extra support. “Mom’s Place” meets every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 20 Erford Road, Suite 11, Lemoyne.</p>

<p>“Mom’s Place” is led by a clinician from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. The group is educational, supportive, and fun. Light refreshments are provided. “Mom’s Place” also hosts family night where women can bring partners or spouses. For more information, please call 763-2200.</p>

 
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May 19 at 6:30pm

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; line-height: 200%;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;"><font color="#000000" size="3">Holy Spirit–A Geisinger Affiliate is partnering with the Bosler Library to offer presentations on vital health topics.&nbsp; Your Health @ Bosler is offered on the third Thursday of every month at the Bosler Library, 158 West High Street, Carlisle.</font></span></p>

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; line-height: 200%; text-indent: 0.5in;"><span style="color: windowtext; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;"><font size="3">On Thursday, May 19, Maryann M. Brodgen, Critical Care Nurse Specialist and Stroke Program Coordinator at Holy Spirit Hospital, will present “Stroke Happens! Don’t be in the Dark.” Learn what a stroke is and the impact it can have on individuals and families. Also, hear about the different types of strokes, and learn the difference between a Stroke and a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA). Ms. Brogden also will discuss risk factors, the signs of a stroke, and what to do if they occur. </font></span></p>

<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; line-height: 200%; text-indent: 0.5in;"><span style="color: windowtext; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;"><font size="3">The program will be held at 6:30 pm in Meeting Room B at the Bosler Library. For more information, visit </font><a href="http://www.boslerlibrary.org/"><font color="#0000ff" size="3">www.boslerlibrary.org</font></a><font size="3">.</font></span></p>

 
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May 20 at 1:00pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); line-height: 24px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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May 20 at 6:30pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); line-height: 24px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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May 21 at 9:00am

<p>Holy Spirit offers&nbsp;FREE blood pressure screenings at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, each Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.</p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

 
 
 
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May 25 at 8:00am

<p>Join Holy Spirit every Monday at the <a href="http://www.colonialparkmall.com/info/holyspirit" target="_blank"><strong>Colonial Park Mall</strong></a> from 8 a.m. to noon.&nbsp;Keep active while avoiding the winter chills and summer heat through mall walking. The program is designed to provide a secure and healthy walking environment to keep your body moving. Also, enjoy access to Holy Spirit health screenings and educational health lectures.</p>

<p>Everyone is welcome!</p>

 
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May 26 at 10:00am

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"><span style="box-sizing: border-box; font-family: tahoma, verdana, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Holy Spirit offers FREE blood pressure screenings at the East Pennsboro Library, 98 South Enola Drive, Enola, on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon.</span></span></p>

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 20px; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.714285714285714em; color: rgb(80, 80, 80); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif;"><strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427),&nbsp;<strong style="box-sizing: border-box;">Location:</strong>&nbsp;East Pennsboro Library, Enola</p>

 
6648
May 26 at 6:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit Health System offers a free support group for pregnant women and new mothers. Mothers can bring their babies up to 15 months old. “Mom’s Place” is for women who feel overwhelmed, sad, worried, or need extra support. “Mom’s Place” meets every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 20 Erford Road, Suite 11, Lemoyne.</p>

<p>“Mom’s Place” is led by a clinician from Holy Spirit Hospital’s Behavioral Health department. The group is educational, supportive, and fun. Light refreshments are provided. “Mom’s Place” also hosts family night where women can bring partners or spouses. For more information, please call 763-2200.</p>

 
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May 27 at 1:00pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); line-height: 24px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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May 27 at 6:30pm

<p><span style="color: rgb(80, 80, 80); line-height: 24px; font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">The loss of a loved one can be a difficult experience to bear, but you do not have to go through those feelings alone. We offer&nbsp;Bereavement Support Groups&nbsp;at no charge for those who have suffered a loss. Each program contains six 90-minute sessions conducted by a Board Certified Chaplain. The sessions are offered either Wednesday afternoons (1-2:30 p.m.) or Wednesday evenings (6:30-8 p.m.).&nbsp;To register or for more information, call&nbsp;717-763-2118&nbsp;or&nbsp;717-972-4255</span></p>

 
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May 28 at 9:00am

<p>Holy Spirit offers&nbsp;FREE blood pressure screenings at the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, 100 North 19th Street, Camp Hill, each Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.</p>

<p><strong>Contact:</strong>&nbsp;Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

 
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May 28 at 4:00pm

<p>Holy Spirit offers FREE blood pressure screenings at the Bosler Memorial Library, 158 West High Street, Carlisle on the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.</p>

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<p><strong>Contact: </strong>Cheryl Sola (717-763-2427)</p>

 
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May 29 at 10:00am

<p>Holy Spirit Diabetes Services is offering “Diabetes Management” group classes for those interested in learning more about how to manage their diabetes.</p>

<p style="margin-right: -13.5pt;">The group classes will provide attendees with information and support from the educator and their peers as they learn to successfully manage their diabetes. The classes will cover:</p>

<ul>
<li>The basics of diabetes, blood glucose testing, and A1c</li>
<li>Heart disease, lipids, and blood pressure</li>
<li>The importance of exercise and physical activity</li>
<li>Effective tools for weight management</li>
<li>Reducing sodium and added sugars in meals and snacks</li>
<li>Healthy versus unhealthy fats and carbohydrates</li>
<li>Carbohydrate counting, label reading, and tips for eating out</li>
<li>Diabetes medications, high/low blood glucose management, and sick days</li>
<li>Care of eyes, skin, feet, and mouth</li>
</ul>

<p>Classes are offered in a four-part series at two different times: 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m. To register for the group classes, please call Holy Spirit Diabetes Services at 717.763.2466.</p>

<p>Classes may be covered by your insurance. Interested individuals should contact their insurance provider to see if this class is covered.</p>

 
 
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