Health

Lane RMC January 2012 Events

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Diabetes Support Group: Foot Care in Diabetes – January 10

 

When you have diabetes, proper foot care is very important.  People with diabetes are more vulnerable to foot problems.  Poor foot care with diabetes can lead to serious health problems. 

Dr. Japera Levine, of the Foot and Ankle Institute in Zachary, will speak on foot care in diabetes at the Lane RMC Diabetes Support Group meeting Tuesday, January 10, from 6 pm–7:30 pm.  We welcome all who have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes including family, friends and any others in a supporting role.

For more information, contact Sherri Brady at (225)658-4583.



AARP Drivers Safety Course – January 18

 

The AARP Driver Safety Course will be held at Lane Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

This classroom refresher course for drivers age 50 and older will help you learn the effects of aging on driving and how to adjust and remain safe on today’s roads.  Most auto insurance companies provide a multiyear discount to course graduates.

Class size is limited and registration is required.  For more information, or to pre-register, call 654-LANE (654-5263).

 

 

Blood Drive – January 27

United Blood Services will hold a blood drive at Lane Regional Medical Center on Friday, January 27, 2012, from 7:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.        

The blood drive is open to the public and registration is not required. However, donors are encouraged to sign up online @ www.bloodhero.com – Sponsor code:  LaneRegional.

Donating blood is a simple, safe, life-saving, and selfless gift that millions of Americans can give.  Lane Regional Medical Center and United Blood Services have joined to stress the importance of giving the gift of life through the donation of blood. 

 


SCALE DOWN INFORMATION SESSIONS

January 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2012

Thursdays: @ 11:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Say goodbye to those unwanted pounds! 

Get started today with Scale Down, an HMR program for weight management at Lane Regional Medical Center.

Want to find out how this life-style and weight loss program can benefit you?  Call 658-4463 to schedule your free, no-obligation information session.  These sessions are held on Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Registration is required and space is limited.

Call (225) 658-4463.

 

Office hours:

Monday and Tuesday – 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Wednesday – 8:30 AM to 12 Noon

Thursday – 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Friday – CLOSED

 

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