HEALTH EDUCATION

Retinal Days

Educators

Classes Offered: First & third Thursdays each month, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • Monthly retinal exam for Mountainlands patients. Patients who have an abnormal retinal reading will be referred to Retina Associates who will do follow-up care for a discounted price of $25 for the initial visit (documentation necessary to qualify for the discount).

Prenatal Classes

Classes Offered: Fourth Tuesday each month, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (FREE)


 

  • For: Mountainlands prenatal patients.  Classes held once a month. Topics include: late term pregnancy concerns, labor stages, postpartum care, feeding options and infant care, and hospital registration.

Sussy Rupper

Club Glucola

Classes Offered: Second & Fourth Thursdays each month, 9:00 am - 11:30 am (FREE)

 

  • For: Mountainlands prenatal patients between 24-28 weeks.  Glucose tolerance test, blood tests, hospital registration, and education about 3rd trimester concerns, and contraception.

Due to Thanksgiving, this class will not be held on the Fourth Thursday of November.

Pre-Diabetes Group Class

Classes Offered: First Tuesday each month, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (FREE)

 

  • For: Mountainlands patients who are pre-diabetic. In this class, we discuss the pathophysiology of pre-diabetes and healthy eating and lifestyle changes. We also discuss the patient's most recent lipid panel, how high cholesterol affects our general health including cardiovascular disease (CVD), and lifestyle changes to lower cholesterol. 

Lindsey Hernandez

Diabetes Educator

Diabetes Days

Classes Offered: May, November (contact us for exact dates)

 

  • For: Mountainlands patients with diabetes.  Free blood and urine screening, free foot exams, free blood pressure screening, and diabetes education classes in English and Spanish.

Healthy Heart Days

Classes Offered: April, October (contact us for exact dates)

  • For: Mountainlands patients with cardiovascular disease.  Free blood pressure screening, free blood and urine screening, and cardiovascular disease education classes in English and Spanish.

For more information or to register, call 801-429-2000