Health calendar 4/18

Thursday, April 18, 2002

Today

Heart smart screenings from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. There are some fees for the tests; call 651-5825 for details.

Blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. at Dempster Building at Southeast Missouri State University. Donors should bring identification.

Carboyhdrate counting class from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Diabetes Center at St. Francis Medical Center. To register, call 331-5897.

Diabetes Support Group meets from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in conference room A at the St. Francis Education Center. For the topic or to register for the meeting, call Ken Green at 331-5136.

Fibromyalgia Support Group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in conference room B at St. Francis Education Center. For information, call 331-5107.

Safety and first aid seminar for granparents from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. To register, call 651-5825.

We Can Support Group for cancer patients meets at 7 p.m. in the reception area at the Regional Cancer Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

The Stroke Club meets from 7 to 9 p.m. in the learning labs at St. Francis Education Center.

"Ask Your Doctor" airs at 8 p.m. on Channel 5 with Dr. Muhannad Al-Kilani speaking about diabetes and general endocrinology. The show is sponsored by the Cape Girardeau County Area Medical Society, Southeast Missouri Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center.

Friday

Insulin adminstration instructor class from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Diabetes Center at St. Francis Medical Center. For information, call 331-5897.

Saturday

Organ and tissue donor awareness walk begins at 1:30 p.m. behind the Southeast Missourian and ends at the pavilion across from Hutson's Furniture store. For information, call Breita Church at 332-0070 or Cheri Huckstep-Reed at 335-2229.

Monday

Insulin administration instructor class from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Diabetes Center at St. Francis Medical Center. To register, call 331-5897.

Early discharge class from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the conference room at the Healing Arts Center. The class is for mothers who plan an early discharge after delivery. For details, call 331-5107.

Childbirth preparation class from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Harrison Room at Southeast Missouri Hospital. There is no fee but pre-registration is required. Call 651-5833 for information.

Manic Depressive Support Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. in conference room B at St. Francis Education Center.

Tuesday

Heart smart screenings from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. There are some fees for the tests; call 651-5825 for details.

Blood drive from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Delta, Mo., High School. Donors should bring some identification.

Infant massage class from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the conference room at the Center for Health and Rehabilitation. The class is $45 per single parent or couple. To register or for information, call 331-5107.

Basic skills class on diabetes from 5:45 to 9 p.m. at the Diabetes Center at St. Francis Medical Center. To register, call 331-5897.

Wednesday

Heart and health screenings from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Healing Arts Center. No appointment is necessary. For information and costs, call 331-5970.

Hepatitis C Support Group meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in conference room A at St. Francis Education Center.

Blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. at Cape Girardeau Senior Center. Donors should bring some form of identification.

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