Diabetes - Learn the "basics" about diabetes. This class includes information about how diabetes affects your body, signs & symptoms, risk factors, and ways to help prevent or delay getting diabetes or its complications.
High Blood Pressure - Find out what hypertension is, how it affects your body, signs & symptoms, and risk factors. Learn ways to help prevent or delay getting high blood pressure or its complications.
Asthma - Learn what is meant by "asthma triggers" and how to identify changes that can reduce or eliminate the triggers. Find out how to correctly use inhalers and peak flow meters. Leave the class knowing more about how to manage asthma.
Osteoporosis - This class is intended for those who may be at risk for developing this major health problem. Find out about how the symptoms and risk factors for bone loss, as well as things you can do to prevent or delay getting it.
Weighing on Wellness - Hear about the current obesity epidemic, some of the causes for this condition, and the consequences of obesity. Learn the different ways being overweight or obese can be measured and explore some of the options for healthy weight loss. BMI Table
How to Talk to Your Doctor - We will talk about "building bridges" between you and your doctor by understanding the doctor's role and his/her duty to you. In particular, your doctor should communicate important health information to you in a clear and understandable manner. Your actions matter too. You can make a difference through what you say and how you say it. Making the most of your medical appointments
Move and Groove - In this class, you will learn the basics of exercise and how to get started. It is filled with fun activities such as hula-hooping, chair dancing and stretching. Participation in the activities is not required and all ages are welcome!
Kids Growing Healthy - A program geared toward 5th grade students in Tarrant County. This program offers four free, interactive sessions and a two- to three-month follow-up evaluation to identify changes in daily nutrition and physical activity behaviors.
Tobacco Awareness - Participants learn how tobacco use affects the body. This class is designed to prevent tobacco usage among Tarrant County youth.
Nutrition - Live a More Colorful Life! - An initiative by Tarrant County Public Health to educate consumers about the benefits of incorporating a wide and colorful array of fruits and vegetables into their daily diets.
Nutrition - Label Reading - Can you look at a Nutrition Facts label and know if you are getting too much fat or sugar from the pre-packaged foods that you eat? If not, this class is perfect for you. This class will review how to read a Nutrition Facts label so that you can control how many calories, how much salt, sugar and other nutrients you are getting in your pre-packaged foods.
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