Program Focuess on Reversing and Preventing Effects of Diabetes, Obesity, Hypertension and High Cholesterol
Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) is designed to prevent and reverse the effects of diabetes, obesity, hypertension and high cholesterol. This ThedaCare program includes a before and after health assessment for total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, fasting blood sugar, blood pressure and weight, a textbook, workbook, and food samples.
People can participate in CHIP, a series of 16, two-hour classes in a combination lecture and workshop format that begins at 6:30 p.m. on Mon., Oct. 7, at Appleton Medical Center. Classes are Monday through Thursday the first week and on Tuesday and Thursday weeks 2-7. The cost for this program is $450 per person and $250 for a spouse.
For more information, or to register, call (920) 831-1905 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Registration is required. For additional information and a detailed class schedule, please visit the CHIP News page.
ThedaCare (www.thedacare.org) is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, ThedaCare At Work and ThedaCare At Home. ThedaCare is the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!