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Promoting Awareness of Health and Wellness Topics
 

Summit Health professionals present informational programs on relevant health and wellness topics. These engaging PowerPoint presentations take 45 minutes and are followed by 15 minutes of Q&A. Lunch & Learn programs are recommended for 25 – 35 participants per session. Multiple sessions can be accommodated per day. The impact of “teachable moments” that occur during health screening sessions is enhanced when Lunch & Learn programs are offered to participants immediately before or after screening sessions.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

1. Women’s Wellness
2. Men’s Wellness
3. Healthy Heart
4. Diabetes
5. Cancer Screening
6. Nutrition
7. A Lifestyle, Not a Diet
8. Fitness
9. Smoking Cessation
10. Weight Management
11. Back Care
12. Allergies
13. Stress Management
14. Safe in the Sun
15. Self Care
16. Injury Prevention
17. Sleep Disorders
18. Asthma


1. Women's Wellness
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Learn more about self-care topics that women most frequently have questions about, including:

  • Breast cancer, mammography, and self-exams
  • Eating disorders
  • Pap smear and preventive screenings
  • Skin care

2. Men’s Wellness
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Learn more about the top self-care concerns of men, including:

  • Prostate problems, testicular cancer and self-exams
  • Hair loss and skin care
  • Back care and sports injuries
  • General nutrition and exercise

3. Healthy Heart
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thumbnail of presentationCardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., but you can take steps to minimize your risks. Learn about:

  • Startling statistics and facts about heart disease
  • Which risk factors are controllable and which aren’t
  • Recommended levels for cholesterol, blood pressure, and glucose
  • Lifestyle steps you can take to protect yourself against cardiovascular disease.

4. Diabetes
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thumbnail of presentationMore than 18 million Americans have diabetes, which is strongly linked to obesity. Learn about:

  • What diabetes is, and why it is a health risk
  • How good nutrition and physical activity can reduce your risk of diabetes
  • The latest therapies and treatments, and the importance of compliance

5. Cancer
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thumbnail of presentationApproximately one third of all cancers are related to diet and lifestyle habits. Cancer affects men and women differently. Learn about:

  • What cancer is and how it is related to risk factorThe most common forms of cancer and how screening helps detect cancer
  • The seven major warning signs of cancer
  • How lifestyle changes, including smoking, diet, and exercise, can help you reduce the risk of cancer

6. Nutrition
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thumbnail of presentationNutrition plays a key role in your overall health, including risk reduction and disease prevention. Learn about:

  • Components of a healthy diet – proteins, fats, carbohydrates, fiber, and water
  • How vitamins and supplements can help
  • Food guides and pyramids, and how they have changed over the years
  • How you can choose your optimum diet

7. A Lifestyle, Not a Diet
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thumbnail of presentationThis seminar covers all the necessary information for a successful weight management program. During the first part of the seminar, participants learn the hazards of being overweight and the benefits of exercise. The second half of the seminar covers nutrition information, including:

  • Understanding the new food pyramid guidelines
  • Reading a food label
  • Defining portion size
  • Healthy tips for cooking and shopping

8. Fitness
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thumbnail of presentationWhether you are just starting a new fitness program or exercise regularly, a well-conceived training program will help you get and stay fit at any age. Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program. Learn about:

  • How to set appropriate fitness goals
  • The five basic components of physical fitness
  • Training guidelines for a safe and fun workout

9. Smoking Cessation
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thumbnail of presentationQuitting is not easy, but it is attainable. Whether you are aren’t sure you want to quit, are thinking about it, or are ready to take action, learn:

  • How quitting smoking can reduce your risk of serious disease
  • Powerful techniques to prepare for quitting and actually quit
  • How to stay off tobacco for good
  • How diet and exercise can help prevent weight gain as you quit

10. Weight Management:
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thumbnail of presentationWe are bombarded everyday with weight loss fads and messages. In this program, learn no-nonsense facts about:

  • Health risks of excessive fat
  • Factors contributing to excess fat
  • Emotional and eating disorder concerns
  • Healthy habits and strategies to lose weight

11. Back Care
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thumbnail of presentationBack pain can result from a simple strain or be a symptom of a more serious condition. Either way, it can prevent you from living a normal life. Learn about:

  • The spine and vertebrae
  • Risk factors and causes of back pain
  • Exercises and habits to prevent low-back pain
  • Managing acute and chronic back pain

12. Allergies
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thumbnail of presentationAllergies can make you feel miserable, and some are dangerous. While there is no cure, you can control your environment to avoid allergens. Learn about:

  • Common triggers
  • Food allergies
  • Testing and medications
  • What you can do

13. Stress Management
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thumbnail of presentationStress is a part of life, but the inability to cope with stress can be harmful. Poor stress management can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, and even cancer. Learn about:

  • Short term and long term effects of stress
  • Environmental, social, and lifestyle stressors
  • Coping strategies
  • When to seek help

14. Safe in the Sun
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thumbnail of presentationLearn how to safely enjoy summer and protect yourself from accidents and ailments more common during the peak of summer. Learn about:

  • Heat exhaustion and heat stroke
  • Dehydration
  • Eye damage, burns, and drowning
  • Skin cancer detection and prevention

15. Self Care
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thumbnail of presentationThis interactive seminar covers the importance of self care, the three Cs of developing a treatment plan, and how to get the most from your healthcare providers. Learn about:

  • Colds and flu
  • Asthma and allergies
  • Fever
  • Heartburn

16. Injury Prevention
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thumbnail of presentationThis program begins with identifying each attendee's injury or problem. Discussion includes rules for good musculoskeletal health and appropriate treatment of chronic and acute injuries. The biomechanics of sports-related injuries are covered, as well as options for treatment, including the use of medications and conservative. Following the lecture, attendees actively learn proper stretching techniques.

17. Sleep Disorders
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thumbnail of presentationThis presentation reviews signs and symptoms of common sleep disorders, including insomnias, parasomnias, hypersomnias, circadian rhythm disorders, and sleep problems associated with medical or psychological problems. Emphasis is placed on prevention of sleep disorders and development of healthy sleep habits. Learn how to seek help if you believe you have a sleep disorder or would like more information about improving your sleep.

18. Asthma
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thumbnail of presentationMillions of Americans and Children suffer from asthma, which is becoming more prevalent. Learn about:

  • What causes asthma and its attacks
  • The risks, signs, and symptoms
  • How asthma is diagnosed
  • Treatment options



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