Health calendar 6/3

Thursday, June 3, 2004

Today

Blood pressure screening at 10 a.m. at Cape Senior Center, sponsored by Generations Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, call 651-5825.

Dr. Anthony Keele will speak about obesity during "Ask your doctor" at 8 p.m. on cable channel 5. Viewers can call 334-3095 during the show with questions.

Blood drive from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cape Girardeau Red Cross Donation Center. Donors should be at least 17.

Sibling class for children ages 4 to 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Generations Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. To register, call 651-5825.

Friday

Blood drive from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cape Girardeau Red Cross Donation Center.

Saturday

Blood drive from 8 a.m. to noon at Cape Girardeau Red Cross Donation Center.

Diabetes basic skills class from 8:45 am. to noon in the Diabetes Conference Room at St. Francis Medical Center.

Monday

Breast-feeding class at 5:30 p.m. in Healing Arts Center conference room at St. Francis Medical Center.

Brain Injury Resource Group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Generations Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Program is on relaxation exercise. Call 651-5825.

Tuesday

Diabetes basic skills class from 12:45 to 4 p.m. in Diabetes Conference Room at St. Francis Medical Center.

New Voice Club meets at 2 p.m. at St. Francis Medical Center's OP Rehab room A.

Diabetes Self-Management Support Group meets at 1 p.m. in the Generations Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Program is on new diabetes medications. Call Carla Glaus at 651-5844.

SHARE Grief Support Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Generations Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Support group is for families who lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death or ectopic pregnancy.

Grief Support Group meets at 7 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church. Program is on living with loss. For information, call 651-5549 or 651-5519.

Wednesday

Knee and hip pain seminar at 1 p.m. in Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, call 651-5825.

United Ostomy Association meets at 4:30 p.m. in Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Contact Linda Wessel at 651-5844.

Upcoming

A clinic on body and skin detoxing, body mass and nutrition will be presented at 6 p.m. June 16 and 17 at Le Bistro in Jackson by Aleda Phillips and Bobbi Jo Renner, certified life science educators. Call 243-1070 for reservations.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association opened an outpatient clinic in Cape Girardeau last week to serve people in Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois and western Kentucky who deal with neuromuscular diseases. The clinic offers services by appointment only and will be held at the Southeast Outpatient Rehabilitation building in Doctor's Park. For information, call 335-4400.

--From staff reports

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