Columbus Community Hospital to Host Healthy Lifestyle Classes
Columbus Community Hospital is offering free healthy lifestyle classes to the public this year. The classes are taught by CCH’s outpatient diabetes educators.
Classes will be held in the multipurpose room at the Columbus Wellness Center at 3912 38th St. in Columbus from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the following dates:
- April 28
- July 28
- October 27
In the healthy lifestyle classes, participants will learn how to prevent and better manage health problems through lifestyle changes. They will discuss topics such as carbohydrate counting, fat and calories, weight loss strategies, the importance of increased physical activity, setting goals and healthy snacks.
The classes are recommended for people whose lifestyle and/or family history puts them at risk for health problems like high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease.
Risk factors include: being overweight or getting little exercise, being more than 45 years of age, having a family member with diabetes or heart disease, having high blood pressure or high cholesterol, having had gestational diabetes or a baby who weighed more than 9 lbs. at birth, and being from an African American, American Indian, Asian American, Hispanic/Latino or Pacific Islander family background.
To register for a class, call 402-562-4462 or register online here.