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Jun 2019

Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session

Jun 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Professional Circle Auditorium, 10315 Professional Cir- 2nd Floor
Reno, 89521 United States
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Free

The Diabetes Prevention Program is a CDC recognized, evidence based program to help people with pre-diabetes make lifestyle changes to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. It is a year long class that focuses its inclusive education on healthy eating habits, increased physical activity, and lifestyle modifications in a supported and encouraging environment. This information session is for anyone who is interested in learning more about how to take charge of their health and increase quality of…

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Jul 2019

Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session

Jul 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Sierra Meeting Room 103, 1155 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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The Diabetes Prevention Program is a CDC recognized, evidence based program to help people with pre-diabetes make lifestyle changes to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. It is a year long class that focuses its inclusive education on healthy eating habits, increased physical activity, and lifestyle modifications in a supported and encouraging environment. This information session is for anyone who is interested in learning more about how to take charge of their health and increase quality of…

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Jun 2019

Improve your Balance and Prevent Falls

Jun 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium, 1155 Mill St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Join us for a lecture on how to improve your balance and prevent falls. Our expert Jessica Ryder, PT, DPT, at Renown Physical Therapy & Rehab, will help you understand why you might feel unbalanced and ways to improve balance through simple exercises. Keeping steady on your feet may be more complex than you realize. It involves a variety of senses coming together to detect where your body is in space. Common reasons for poor balance may be related to…

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May 2019

Family Health Festival

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sparks Christian Fellowship, 510 Greenbrae Dr
Sparks, NV 89431 United States
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In collaboration with local partners, Community Health Alliance, Washoe County Health District, Northern Nevada Food Bank, and Renown Health, are coming together to host a Family Health Festival, bringing free and low-cost services to kids, students, adults and seniors. No registration needed. What to expect? -Free Health services, physical activities and food resources provided for the whole family!

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Apr 2019

PlantPure Nation Health Documentary Screening

Apr 30 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium, 1155 Mill St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Presented by: Reno Vegan Chef Challenge and Biggest Little Plant Pod 2019 has been named the Year of the Vegan by both Forbes and The Economist! Interested in learning more about the Whole Food Plant-based Lifestyle? Join us for a film screening of the 2015 documentary film PlantPure Nation at Renown's Mack Auditorium. SCHEDULE: 5:30 pm - Doors open 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm - Film screening 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Q&A panelist session with local plant-based medical…

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Advance Care Planning Workshop

Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Professional Circle Auditorium, 10315 Professional Cir- 2nd Floor
Reno, 89521 United States
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Free

Completing your Advance Directive is a gift you give your family. Attend this event to learn about and then complete an Advance Directive. One-on-one assistance and a notary are available. Renown Health is planning this event in honor of National Healthcare Decision Day because we believe that the place for advance care planning to begin is at the kitchen table—not in the intensive care unit—with the people we love, before it’s too late. Together we can make these difficult conversations…

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Mar 2019

Diabetes Prevention Program

Mar 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Professional Circle Auditorium, 10315 Professional Cir- 2nd Floor
Reno, 89521 United States
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Free

Are you Pre-diabetic? You still have the opportunity to reverse that label. We are offering a program designed by the CDC that prevents diabetes by taking on diet and exercise in manageable weekly goals. This is not a fad diet that wears off after a few weeks. The results of this program have lasting effects by changing lifestyle habits. Take advantage of our class discount - $5 to enroll and $5 per class. To attend, please register below

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May 2019

A Deeper Understanding for End-of-Life Care

May 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium, 1155 Mill St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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Join us for a talk about how to get the conversation started before the end stages of life. By gaining an understanding of this type of care, you and your loved ones can feel confident in the team approach provided to the entire family during a difficult time. Learn from Renown Hospice and Palliative Care expert, Kelle Brogan, MD, a distinguished doctor who has dedicated over three decades to end-of-life care. Dr. Brogan’s inspiration in maintaining quality of life for…

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Apr 2019

Healthcare Technology to Benefit You

Apr 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Mack Auditorium, 1155 Mill St.
Reno, NV 89502 United States
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More and more, we are seeking out tools, medical resources and healthcare information online to better our health. That's why knowing what healthcare technology is available and how to access them could be an important investment. Join us for a talk with Patrick Woodard, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer and practicing board-certified hospitalist at Renown Health. Dr. Woodard will share the ways Renown is working to improve relationships through technology. Attend this event to learn simple and effective ways to:…

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Understanding Genetics Luncheon

Apr 30 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Silver Legacy, Exposition Hall, 407 N Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89501 United States
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$15

Knowing if you have a genetic risk for common diseases like cancer and heart disease could change the course of your health. You are invited to a luncheon with other active seniors to learn more about the exciting developments of the Healthy Nevada Project which analyzes genetic, clinical, population and environmental data. During this event, you may also participate in the study and receive no-cost genetic testing ($100 value).       Listen to these experts as they share why…

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