Chronic Disease Management – individual health coaching or group sessions
- Immediate counseling provided, with education, emphasizing the recommendations of the National High Blood Pressure Education Program: maintaining a healthy weight, being physically active, following a healthy diet plan, reducing sodium intake, drinking alcohol in moderation, taking prescribed drugs as directed
- Rechecks for all elevated results
- Monthly or quarterly clinics available
Utilizing the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) recommended framework focusing on seven areas of self-care:
- healthy eating
- being physically active
- monitoring blood glucose levels
- taking medication correctly
- learning to solve problems that arise in your diabetes management
- taking steps to reduce your risk of diabetes complications and learning to cope with the emotional ups and downs that come with living with a chronic disease
Classes look at the dynamics of stress and discover how it affects your health, emotions, thoughts and behavior. Learn techniques to manage stress in your work and personal life.
- Weekly or monthly weigh-in programs available
- Educational sessions combine healthy eating and physical activity components
Tobacco Cessation Program – Beat the Pack
4 week program consisting of 4 live sessions and follow up support calls
Employee Wellness Classes
WELLNESS AND YOU
Staying Healthy During Cold & Flu Season – This class will explain the difference between a cold and the flu. Prevention and treatment strategies will be given. Discussion will focus on the benefits of influenza vaccinations. (30 or 60 minute class)
Women’s Health – Let’s take a look at some conditions that affect women: Cancer, Osteoporosis and Heart Disease. Learn Steps that allows you to take a proactive approach to your own health.
Men’s Health – Take an in-depth look at some of the leading health issues men experience. Learn what to be aware of and what to look for in your health and the health of loved ones.
Generational Wellness – Did you know that for the first time in history, four generations of employees are represented in the workplace? Take a look at generational health problems, facts, and statistics.
The Reluctant Exerciser – This class looks at how to select the right exercise program for you. You will learn how to increase the intensity of your exercise within safe guidelines.
Counting Carbohydrates – Learn which foods contain carbohydrates and ways to determine the number of carbs in different foods to make wise meal choices. Discover how fiber, sugar and alcohols affect the total carb count.
Eating Well at Work – Sometimes going to work can sabotage the best healthy eating plan. Discover the five nutritional “traps” common to the workplace.
Eating Well Using Nutritional Labels – Does the nutrition label seem confusing? This class presents an overview of the nutrition facts label, as well as a breakdown of each section for a more detailed look.
Eating Right, Bite by Bite – Learn from a Registered Dietitian why healthy diets are important, what makes and what does not make a healthy diet.
The Buzz on Caffeine – Learn the effects of caffeine on the body. Guidelines for safe consumption and caffeine-free alternatives are also offered.
Eating for Heart Health – What is a healthy eating pattern? Discover ways to put together healthy meals.
Digestive Health & Detoxification – This class discusses the functions of the GI tract and gives an overview of the detoxification process.
Breaking Up with Stress – Take this opportunity to look at the dynamics of stress and discover how it affects you. Learn techniques and approaches to manage stress in your life.
Sleepless in Huntsville – One out of three adults reports sleeping problems. Participants learn to identify what is “normal sleep,” if they have a sleep problem, and how to improve their quantity and quality of sleep.
Less Stress for the Holidays – This class gives fun and creative ideas from cooking, to gift giving – all with a healthy holiday twist
How to Beat the Winter Blues – Nearly 20% of the U.S. population suffers from some form of “Winter Blues.” Learn the meaning of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), how to recognize its warning signs, and techniques to alleviate these symptoms.
PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT
Diabetes: Connecting the Pieces for Self-Management – This class will help employees understand diabetes and glucose management. Learn the relationship between food, exercise and medication to achieve optimum long-term health.
Skin Cancer: Protect the Skin You’re In – Explore the causes and risk factors for skin cancer. Examine three types of skin cancer and their prevention. You will be provided with guidelines for skin self-examinations.
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Digital Media – Discover the importance of being “aware” of how digital media can work for you or against you Learn how to adopt some of the better skills for staying safe while using digital media.