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Nov 2019

Weight Management Lecture

Nov 19 @ 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 with Kirsten Frederiksen, MD, FACP, where you will learn how your body changes with age and also weight management treatment options available for you. Dr. Frederiksen will talk about barriers to weight loss, including medications and psychological and medical conditions. With planned weight loss, individual treatment is very important in order to lose fat without losing muscle. Improving quality of life and physical function is the goal of weight loss. Attend this lecture to learn…

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Oct 2019

Healthy Living Workshops

Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sanford Center for Aging CMM-113, 1664 N. Virginia St
Reno, NV 89557 United States
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The Healthy Living workshop is designed to enable you to self-manage your chronic diseases. This workshop teaches the skills needed in the day-to-day management of any type of ongoing health condition in order to maintain and/or increase an active and fulfilling lifestyle. Healthy Living Workshop topics include: •Techniques to deal with difficult emotions •Managing symptoms •Appropriate use of medications •Goal setting •Communicating effectively •Nutrition •Decision making After taking the workshop participants have reported: •Improving exercise •Better communication with healthcare provider…

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Diabetes Self-Management Workshops

Oct 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
UNR Center for Molecular Medicine Bldg, 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557-0146 United States
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The Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) workshop is designed for caregivers, pre-diabetics, and people with type 2 diabetes. This workshop teaches the skills needed in the day-to-day management of any type of ongoing health condition in order to maintain and/or increase an active and fulfilling lifestyle. DSMP Workshop topics include: •Techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration •Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance…

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Chronic Pain Self Management Workshop

Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UNR Center for Molecular Medicine Bldg, 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557-0146 United States
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The Chronic Pain Self Management Program is an evidence-based program developed by Stanford University School of Medicine. During this six-week workshop you will learn: •Skills to help you maintain a wellness focus and improve your quality of life •Techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, isolation and poor sleep •Strategies for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance •Appropriate use of medications •Healthy eating •Decision making and problem solving Who should participate in Chronic Pain Self Management? Adults experiencing pain from…

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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
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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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Aug 2019

Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session

Aug 5 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Renown Regional Medical Center – Artisans Room 107, Center for Advanced Medicine C, 75 Pringle Way, Reno, NV 89502, USA
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.  This class 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 life. Participants must be over…

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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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