January 20, 2014

Erlanger offers diabetes education and health screenings

Events for January 27-30

Submitted by Erlanger Health System

CHATTANOOGA — The Erlanger schedule of classes and events for January 27-30 includes diabetes education and health screenings.  Registration is required. For more information on our classes and events, call Erlanger HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465), seven days a week from 8 a.m. until midnight  HealthLink Plus is a free membership program open to adults 18 and older.

Monday, January 27

Bariatric Support Group

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Erlanger Chattanooga Lifestyle Center

Bariatric Support Group meetings are for individuals scheduled to have Bariatric surgery or who have already had weight loss surgery.  Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) for more information.

Tuesday, January 28

Sleep Disorders Screening

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Erlanger East (Gunbarrel Road)

Do you always feel tired, even after a good night’s sleep?  You may suffer from a sleep disorder.  Find out more with this free screening.  Registration is required.  Call (423) 778-LINK (5465) to register.

Wednesday, January 29

Bone Density Screening

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Erlanger East (Gunbarrel Road)

This screening for osteoporosis is a pixi-screening of the ankle to determine if further treatment or examination for bone loss is necessary. Registration is required.  Appointments are limited.  Call (423) 778-LINK (5465) to register.

Thursday, January 30

Diabetes Education Class

1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Erlanger Chattanooga Lifestyle Center

This class will explore ways to manage diabetes.  Call 778-9400 for more information on physician referral and insurance reimbursement.