Complete Health Improvement Helps Lead A Healthier Life

ThedaCare Program Focuses on Reversing, Preventing Effects of Diabetes, Hypertension, 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 lifestyle evaluation for total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, fasting blood sugar, blood pressure and weight, a textbook, workbook and food samples. The cost is $475/person and $250 for a spouse/domestic partner.

People can participate in CHIP, a series of 18, 1.5-hour classes in a combination lecture and workshop format that runs Mon., Jan. 9, through Thurs., March 2, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at ThedaCare Regional MedicalCenter-Appleton.

To register for this program, call 920.831.1905 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Each person must register separately. Registration deadline is Jan. 9.

For more than 100 years, ThedaCare™ has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The organization serves over 200,000 patients annually and employs more than 7,000 healthcare professionals throughout the region. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose as well as 34 clinics in 9 counties. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs as well as a foundation dedicated to community service. ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center in Appleton opened in February. For more information, visit www.thedacare.org or follow ThedaCare on Facebook and Twitter.