Greenville Hospital System invites public to heath classes

Published on Monday, July 2, 2012

Greenville Hospital System Events

QuitWell

This four-week tobacco cessation program begins Thursday, July 5, 6:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Fee: $40. To register, call 455-9355.

You Go Girl Women’s Sprint Triathlon

This women’s only event takes place Sunday, July 8 at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center and features a 250-yard swim, 10-mile bike ride and 2.5-mile run. Cost: $70. For details, visit here.

SoleMates

Anyone interested in running the Spinx Run Fest while raising funds for the local Girls on the Run program is asked to join SoleMates! A kickoff session will take place Monday, July 9, 6 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. To register, call 455-3252.

Stress Management

Learn how to control stress so it doesn’t control you on Monday, July 9, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Fee: $20. To register, call 455-4231.

Salt Sense

Learn guidelines for eating less sodium, which can help manage congestive heart failure and hypertension, on Monday, July 9, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-4010.

Understanding Endometriosis

Join the physicians of Fertility Center of the Carolinas to learn about endometriosis and how to treat it on Wednesday, July 11, 6:30 p.m., at Patewood Memorial Hospital. Light refreshments served. Free; registration required. Call 1-877-447-4636 or visit here.

Stress: Is It Worth Dying For?

Learn the origins of stress and how your body responds to it on Wednesday, July 11, 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-4021.

Fat Counts

Find out how to choose low fat, low-cholesterol foods on Monday, July 16, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free; registration required. Call 455-4010.

Convenient Care vs. the Emergency Room

Discover which ailments and injuries can be treated at Greenville Hospital System’s MD360 Convenient Care and which ones require a trip to the emergency room on Wednesday, July 18, noon-1 p.m., at Thornblade Club. Lunch provided. Free. Registration required. Call 1-877-447-4636 or visit here.

Metabolic Syndrome

Learn the risk factors that make up the metabolic syndrome and steps you can take to prevent or control diabetes, heart disease and stroke on Wednesday, July 18, 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-4010.

Your Colon and You

Learn fact from fiction regarding your colon health from Dr. Jay Crockett, a colorectal surgeon with Greenville Hospital System, on Thursday, July 19, 6:30-8 p.m., at the W. Jack Greer Library Branch in Mauldin. Free. Registration required. Call 1-877-447-4636) or visit here.

Diabetes Type 2: The Avoidable Epidemic

Join Dr. Antoinette Rhynes, a family physician with Greenville Hospital System, to find out how to prevent or reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes on Friday, July 20, noon-1 p.m., at Green Valley Country Club. Lunch provided. Free. Registration required. Call 1-877-447-4636 or visit here.

Know Your Numbers: Understanding Cholesterol

Increase your knowledge of cholesterol and the latest recommendations on Friday, July 20 at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free; registration required. To register, call 455-5173.

Strength Training for Women

Learn how to design your own program to enhance strength and muscle definition on Saturday, July 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. To register call 455-4058.

More than Fat

Learn the heart healthy benefits of specific foods and nutrients on Monday, July 23 at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-4010.

Girlology

Girlology helps ease the transition into puberty through open discussion. Sessions take place July 24, 26 and 31, 2:30-4:30 p.m., at Greenville Hospital System’s Patewood Medical Campus. Fee: $50/mom and daughter. For topics or to register, visit the events page here.

Exercise Prescription

Learn the components of a safe exercise program on Wednesday, July 25, 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Free. Registration required. Call 455-4037.

Lymphedema Information Session

Cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to a free information session on how to prevent and control lymphedema on Thursday, July 26, 4-4:45 p.m., at Greenville Hospital System’s Cancer Center (900 W. Faris Rd.). Call 455-6233 for more information.

Greenville Hospital System Family Centennial Celebration

In honor of Greenville Hospital System’s centennial, admission to the Upcountry Museum is free on Saturday, July 28 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. There will be arts and crafts for kids, an oral history presentation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a living history performance at 1:30 p.m.

MD360 Ribbon Cutting and Open House

Tour the new MD360 site in Greer (1305 S. Suber Road.) and learn how Greenville Hospital System is providing high-quality primary care, urgent care and physical therapy when it’s convenient for you on Monday, July 30, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, visit here.

Girls on the Run Coach Training

Coaches are needed for the fall session of Girls on the Run. You don’t need to be a runner, just enthusiastic about the healthy development of young girls. A training session will take place Sunday, Aug. 12 and 26, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Greenville Hospital System Life Center. Breakfast and lunch provided. Call 455-3252 to register.

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