If you’re serious about weight loss and want to learn more about surgical and medical weight management solutions, there will be a free weight-loss education event from 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 18 at the Ramada Plaza & Suites in Fargo, ND.
This regional event will be presented by the CHI St. Joseph’s Health Weight Management Center and Essentia Health Park Rapids Clinic team. You will hear about options available to you, and experts can answer questions about your weight-loss goals. Free body composition screening will also be available.
Health Matters: Medication Allergy Versus Intolerance
As you enter any medical facility, you are probably asked several times, “Do you have any allergies?”
This is obviously an important question as anyone who treats you will need to know your allergies before any medications can be given to you. However, they will also need to know what type of reaction you had to the medication so they can determine if you have an actual allergy or are merely intolerant to the specific agent.
A1C Champions team to share insight on diabetes journey
Terry Wiley, who has diabetes, and his wife and care partner, Darlene, will share their story and journey with diabetes during a free educational outreach program at CHI St. Joseph’s Health.
At 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, the Wileys will present “Diabetes Together” at CHI St. Joseph’s Health Diabetes Support Group monthly meeting. Anyone with diabetes and their care partners are encouraged to attend. These meeting are held in CHI St. Joseph’s lower level conference room A.
$597,693 grant enhances weight management services
Becoming involved in a weight management program just got even easier at CHI St. Joseph’s Health with enhanced program offerings and the arrival of a Lifestyle Coach and Navigator.
These new services are funded by a three-year $597,693 grant from PrimeWest Health’s Community Reinvestment Grant Program to support development and implementation of a Lifestyle Navigator Program and to enhance the current weight management programming.
CHI St. Joseph’s Health now taking scholarship applications
Maintaining and recruiting a professional medical workforce is a high priority at CHI St. Joseph’s Health. Its scholarship program enhances efforts to remain vital as a quality healthcare facility now and in the future.
Area graduating seniors and higher education students (second year and beyond) who are considering a healthcare career, especially those with a strong desire to return to a rural healthcare facility, are encouraged to apply for scholarships provided through CHI St. Joseph’s Health Foundation.