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Scripps offers a wide variety of ongoing health education classes, including Parent Connection
programs and support groups for people of all ages. If you’re looking for information to help you
live healthier, Scripps can help. Call 1-800-SCRIPPS for a listing or visit www.scripps.org. health issues and the treatments available. Free.
Presented by Scripps Mercy Well Being.
Healing Touch Training technology; hair restoration; fillers; Botox®; therapies. Free. Presented by Scripps Memorial Allergy and Asthma
Saturday and Sunday chemical peels; and tumescent liposculpture. Free. Hospital Encinitas, Conference Center. Monday, June 9, 10–11 a.m.
Level 2 April 5 and 6, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Presented by Laser & Cosmetic Dermatology As we age, our lungs become stiffer and less
Level 3 May 17 and 18, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Center, Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley. Varicose Vein Treatment elastic, the airways shrink and chest muscles
Level 1 May 31 and June 1, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, 6–8 p.m. weaken. Join us and learn more about breathing
Learn how Healing Touch, an energy-based Pain, Pain Go Away Join Leland Housman, M.D. for a presentation problems. Free. Presented by Scripps Mercy Well
therapeutic approach to health and healing, Wednesday, April 23, reception at 5:30 p.m. on the latest in minimally invasive treatments Being at Norman Park Center.
can promote physical, emotional, mental and Program at 6 p.m. for varicose veins, spider veins and venous
spiritual well-being for you, your loved ones and Join Joseph Shurman, M.D., anesthesiologist and pain ulcers. The seminar will include information Get Up and Go!
your patients. Presented by Scripps Center for specialist, as he discusses new treatments for chronic on the following procedures: endovenous laser Thursday, June 12, reception at 5:30 p.m.
Integrative Medicine. and acute pain. Free. Presented by Scripps Memorial treatment, injection-compression sclerotherapy, Program at 6 p.m.
Hospital La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, Great Hall. ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy and ambulatory Join Dee Silvers, M.D., neurologist, as he discusses
Carnival of Life phlebectomy. Free. Presented by Vein Clinic, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and many
Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Forever Young Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley. other neurological disorders and the latest treatment
Join us for a day of cancer education, a health Friday, April 25, 1:15–2:45 p.m. options. Free. Presented by Scripps Memorial
fair and family fun. Activities include health Please join Kian Samimi, M.D., plastic surgeon, and Skin Cancer–Prevention Hospital La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, Great Hall.
screenings and information, carnival games, food learn about advances in anti-aging treatments and and Treatment Options
and giveaways. Free. Presented by Scripps Cancer how results can be achieved with surgical and non- Friday, May 16, 1:15–2:45 p.m. Body-Mind Lecture Series
Center, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. surgical treatments. Presented by Scripps Mercy Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers Mondays, 12:30 –1:30 p.m.
Hospital at OASIS in Mission Valley. with melanoma accounting for three percent of all Explore health from a physical, mental and
Laser and Cosmetic skin cancer cases. Please join Michelle Pelle, M.D., spiritual perspective. Lectures are given by our
Alternatives to Hysterectomy integrative medicine physicians and other expert
Skin Treatment Thursday, May 8, 6:30 –8 p.m.
dermatologist, who will share important information
Tuesday, April 15, 6 –8 p.m. about healthy skin, skin cancer prevention and clinical staff. Topics include heart health, weight
Join Angelica Zaid, M.D., obstetrics and gynecology, management, nutrition, spirituality, exercise, pain
Join our dermatologists and estheticians for a the latest treatment options available. Presented by
Ross Christensen, M.D., interventional radiologist, management, supplements, stress management
presentation on the latest in minimally invasive Scripps Mercy Hospital at OASIS in Mission Valley.
and Seema Agarwal, licensed acupuncturist and and more. Cost is $15. Presented by Scripps
cosmetic procedures, including: laser procedures Chinese herbologist, for a discussion about uterine
such as the Pearl, Titan, and new fractional Managing Mental Health Issues Center for Integrative Medicine.
fibroids and an introduction to the latest innovative Thursday, May 22, 1:15 –2:15 p.m.
Mental health encompasses how we think, Diabetes Education Materials
To register or for more information about our classes, call 1-800-SCRIPPS. feel and act as we cope with everyday life. It The Whittier Institute for Diabetes has translated
determines how we handle stress, make choices diabetes patient educational materials into many
Looking for a physician? Call 1-800-SCRIPPS (1-800-727-4777). We’ll find and interact with others. Learn about the signs languages. Visit their website at www.whittier.org/
a Scripps physician who is right for you and your family. and symptoms that reveal possible mental pages/pdresource.html.
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Smart Start Early Literacy Please provide me with a referral to a Scripps affiliated physician.
Thursdays, 9–10:30 a.m. Check type: l Primary Care l OB/GYN l Pediatrician l Specialist
Encinitas Street Fair The Smart Start Program is for children two to five
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Saturday and Sunday, April 26 and 27, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. years of age and their parents. The program offers
Stop by and visit us for health screenings and fun activities for parents and children to participate Name ________________________________________________________________________
information. Free. Event location: Highway 101 in together to give children an early start for school. Home address __________________________________________________________________
between D and J Streets in Downtown Encinitas. Free. Presented by City Heights Wellness Center. City ___________________________________________ State _______Zip _______________
Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
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Saturday, April 26, meet at 10:45 a.m. age and provides developmental, hearing and vision Please send me information on the following:
Tour begins at 11 a.m. screenings. Intervention services include speech, l Healthy Woman Kit l Cancer Care l Career Opportunities l Scripps Memorial Hospital
physical therapy and OT interactive intervention l l l La Jolla
Join us for a docent-guided tour of our beautiful Pregnancy Kit Diabetes Kit Low Fat Eating Guide
l Parenting l Advances in Laser Eye Surgery l Drug and Alcohol Intervention l Scripps Mercy Hospital
Wolfstein Sculpture Park. We will take you on a groups for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Free. l Scripps Mercy Hospital
l Healthy Heart Kit l Orthopedic Care l Volunteer Opportunities
75 minute tour with a description of each sculpture Presented by City Heights Wellness Center. l Integrative Medicine l Weight Management l Scripps Green Hospital Chula Vista
and artist. Be introduced to art by Christopher Lee, l Stress Management l Weight Loss Surgery l Scripps Memorial Hospital
Italo Scanga, Jeffery Laudenslager and TJ Dixon. The Encinitas
tour will conclude with refreshments and volunteer
information. Free. Presented by Volunteer Services, Sex and the Heart when to call it quits for a while until your child Learn the New
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. is truly ready to get down and potty! Free.
Wednesday, April 16, 6–7 p.m.
Presented by The Parent Connection.
What’s the link between heart disease and erectile
Volunteer Awareness Day dysfunction (ED)? What are the physical causes and
New Parent Social Monday, April 28, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Monday, April 28, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. emotional effects of ED? Join Bernard Morris, M.D., Fridays, April 25, May 16 or June 27, 10–11 a.m. Knitting is being referred to as
Short tour starting at 1 p.m. urologist, as he presents treatment options to help This class is for parents with a newborn baby the new yoga because it encourages participants
Gain valuable experience, learn new skills and restore function and revitalize your relationship. Free. and will provide tips on surviving the first few to slow down and take a break. Our craft unit
make new friends. Celebrate National Volunteer Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, weeks after baby comes home. Learn the nine volunteers will provide instruction. Once you
Week with us and learn what it takes to volunteer. Schaetzel Center, Walker Room. steps to wellness–education, sleep, nutrition, feel comfortable knitting or crocheting, you can
Enjoy refreshments while we discuss ways for
exercise, sharing, emotional support, practical continue by making Scripps newborn baby beanies
you to get involved. Free. Presented by Volunteer Basic Training for Dads to Be support, referrals and having a plan of action.
Sercives, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Saturday, April 26, 9:30 a.m.–noon from home or with the craft unit. Supplies will be
Free. Presented by The Parent Connection, provided. Free. Presented by Volunteer Services,
Encinitas Community Center Scripps Mende Well Being.
Carlsbad Village Street Faire Saturday, May 17 or June 28, 9:30 a.m.–noon Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.
Sunday, May 4, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Scripps Mende Well Being For additional classes, go to www.
Visit our booth for health screenings and educational This class allows expectant dads the opportunity sdparentconnection.org or call 1-800-SCRIPPS for a
Back in Control
information. Event location: Carlsbad Village, Grand Tuesday, May 20, 6–7 p.m.
to hear from experienced dads who have been complimentary copy of their newsletter.
Avenue from Carlsbad Boulevard to Jefferson Street. Have you heard of the latest treatments for stress
through it all. Cost is $35. Presented by The
Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Parent Connection.
Dogs and Babies Play it Safe! incontinence? Urinary incontinence affects over
Saturday, April 26, 1:30–4 p.m. 13 million Americans, 85 percent are women.
Spring Health Fair Basic Training for New Dads This class is for parents to be and new parents with Join Bernard Morris, M.D., urologist, and learn
Wednesday, May 7, 4 –7 p.m. This two part parenting class is offered as a dogs. The two and one-half hour class is taught by a about minimally invasive treatment options to
Join the physical and occupational therapists for a day sequel to the Basic Training for Dads to Be and certified pet dog trainer and covers pet interactions help women restore and improve their lifestyle.
of health screenings and education. Staff will provide addresses issues most relevant to fathers who have from pregnancy through crawling. Cost is $30 per Free. Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital
screenings for balance, posture, body mechanics and a newborn to one-year-old baby. Cost is $70. couple. Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, Noble Room.
hearing. Bicycle fittings and safety checks will also Presented by The Parent Connection. La Jolla, Scripps Mende Well Being.
be provided. Presented by Rehabilitation Center, Health After Menopause
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Infant Massage Monday, June 16, 1:15–2:45 p.m.
Tuesdays, 10–11 a.m. Discover the joys of post-menopause with Roya
Cancer Survivors Day This program is designed for parents and their Kohani, M.D., internist, as well as the need for
Thursday, June 5, 11:45 a.m.–2 p.m. The Parent Connection baby. Learn how to massage your baby. Cost is $60 increased health awareness as he discusses the
This event is to celebrate survivorship! Join us for The Parent Connection puts families in touch with per family for three group sessions. Presented by changes that occur with women over the age
lunch and listen to three speakers who are cancer other families throughout the entire county. Whether Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. of 50. Presented by Scripps Mercy Hospital at
survivors. Free. Presented by Scripps Memorial you have a newborn or a young child. A monthly OASIS in Mission Valley.
Hospital La Jolla, Schaetzel Center. newsletter provides information about playgroups, Mommy and Me Yoga
educational lectures, special tours and exhibits, Mondays, noon–1 p.m. Baby and You Classes
Volunteer Open House parties and social events. Membership is $20 a year. Lift your spirits, learn healing breathing exercises, Scripps offers a wide variety of childbirth classes,
Wednesday, June 18 The following classes are a sample of programs: balance and strengthening postures, meditation family education, parenting and support programs
Presentations at 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. and therapeutic touch. Bring a yoga mat and to provide information and support— from
Role Overload and Seasons for Fitness
Gain valuable experience, learn new skills and blanket for your baby to lie on. Cost is $10. pregnancy through your baby’s birth. Classes are
Thursday, April 17, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
make new friends. Attend our open house to discuss Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. offered countywide. Call 1-800-SCRIPPS for
By the end of the seminar you will be able
volunteer positions, requirements and benefits while more information.
to identify common struggles parents face
enjoying refreshments. Presented by Volunteer
in creating balance and family cooperation.
Services, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.
Learn about the benefits of exercise for optimal
well-being. Free. Presented by The Parent Cancer–Are
Connection, Scripps Mende Well Being. You at Risk? Heartsaver AED and First Aid
Monday, April 14, 10–11 a.m. Saturdays, April 5, May 10, June 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Babysitter Training Toilet Teaching: Potty Training Made Easy
While a tremendous amount of progress has been This is a course for anyone who is interested in
Sunday, April 27, 1–6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 7–9 p.m. learning basic CPR and first aid. The course
Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley made in cancer research, there is much to learn.
Saturday, May 31, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Join and learn about what types of cancers affect includes recognition of heart attack, stroke and other
Wednesday, June 25, 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Monday, June 16, 7–9 p.m. life threatening emergencies, automatic external
Scripps Mende Well Being women such as ovarian and cervical cancer and
Learn the basics of child and babysitting safety in this recommended screening ages. Free. Presented by defibrillator (AED) practice, airway obstruction
fun class for children 11 years of age and older. Cost is Learn how to tell when a child is ready, how removal techniques and basic first aid. Cost is $60.
to encourage a child to use the potty and even Scripps Mercy Well Being at Norman Park Center.
$55. Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Presented by Scripps Well Being Encinitas.
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Brain Healthy Lifestyle Reducing Your Risk of Stroke condition caused by the compression of a key Food Handlers
Saturday, April 5, 10 a.m.–noon Monday, May 12, 10–11 a.m. nerve in the wrist. James Chao, M.D., surgeon, Thursdays, 6–9 p.m.
The health of your brain plays a critical role in Stroke can happen to anyone. The good news is will discuss the symptoms, causes, risk factors This three hour course provides certification for food
almost everything you do. The good news is that you can prevent stroke by controlling your and surgical and non-surgical treatment options handlers and meets the requirements of the San Diego
we now know there is a lot that you can do to risks. Join us and learn to recognize the symptoms for this syndrome. Presented by Scripps Mercy County Food Handlers Ordinance. Cost is $25.
help keep your brain healthier as you age. Free. of stroke. Free. Presented by Scripps Mercy Well Hospital at OASIS in Mission Valley. Presented by Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista.
Presented by Alzheimer’s Association and Scripps Being at Norman Park Center.
Clinic Department of Geriatric Medicine at Care for the Skin You’re In
Scripps Green Hospital, Room C226A. AARP Safe Driving Thursday, June 19, 1:15–2:15 p.m.
Saturday, May 17, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Your skin plays the most important role in
Health Care Decisions This eight hour course is geared protecting your body against pathogens. How
Friday, April 11, 10–11 a.m. for motorists age 50 and older. The well do you care for your skin? Join us and
An advance health care directive is a way to make program helps improve driving skills, teaches how learn how to properly care for your skin. Free. Weight Loss Surgery Programs
health care wishes known. Join us and learn your to avoid accidents and traffic violations and qualifies Presented by Scripps Mercy Well Being. Are you considering weight loss surgery? Join our
rights as a patient, how to fill out hospital forms participants for insurance discounts. Cost is $10. surgeons and learn more about surgery options
properly and the importance of planning ahead. Presented by Scripps Mercy Hospital, Education Common Eye Conditions and the programs available. Free.
Free. Presented by Scripps Mercy Well Being at Center, Rooms 5B and 5C. Friday, June 27, 1:15–2:45 p.m.
Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic
Villa Serena Senior Apartments. Please join Ken Yamada, M.D., ophthalmologist,
Presented by Mark Takata, M.D.
Managing Mental Health Issues and learn about the causes of the most common eye
Mondays, April 21, May 19, June 16
Foot and Ankle Disorders Thursday, May 22, 1:15–2:15 p.m. conditions for seniors including cataracts, glaucoma,
Starts at 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 15, 1:15–2:45 p.m. Mental health encompasses how we think, macular degeneration and all of the new treatment
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Join Franz Kopp, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, and feel and act as we cope with everyday life. It options and technology available for these common
learn how to treat your feet properly in order determines how we handle stress, make choices eye changes in seniors. Presented by Scripps Mercy
to achieve an active, pain free lifestyle. Leading and interact with others. Learn about the signs Hospital at OASIS in Mission Valley. Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
edge techniques, proven traditional methods for and symptoms that reveal possible mental Presented by Alan Wittgrove, M.D.
the care and the most common foot and ankle health issues and the treatments available. Free. Joint Replacement Classes Saturdays, April 12, April 26, May 10, May 31
Total Hip Replacement Starts at 10 a.m.
disorders will be discussed. Presented by Scripps Presented by Scripps Mercy Well Being.
Mercy Hospital at OASIS in Mission Valley. First Wednesday monthly, 10 a.m. Thursday, June 5, starts at 7 p.m.
Varicose Veins Third Friday monthly, 1 p.m. Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Managing Advanced Parkinson’s Wednesday, May 28, 6:30–8 p.m. Total Knee Replacement Schaetzel Center
Thursday, April 24, 1–2 p.m. Zachary Rattner, M.D., interventional Second Monday monthly, 1 p.m.
Fourth Thursday monthly, 10 a.m. Presented by Sunil Bhoyrul, M.D.
Current Concepts of Parkinson’s radiologist, will present a non-surgical treatment
Classes are intended for patients who have Tuesdays, May 6, June 3, starts at 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 22, 1–2 p.m. for the pain of varicose veins, spider veins and
scheduled a joint replacement or who are potential Thursdays, April 17, May 15, June 19
Both programs are presented by Dee Silver, M.D., leg ulcers. Free. Presented by Scripps Memorial
candidates for a joint replacement. Free. Presented Starts at 7 p.m.
neurologist, specializing in the treatment of Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mende Well Being.
by Scripps Green Hospital, Hastings Room. Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Free. Presented by Schaetzel Center
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mende
Well Used Eyes
Friday, May 30, 1:15–2:30 p.m. Music and Wellness Scripps Mercy Hospital
Well Being. Mondays, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Join Matthew Kirk, M.D., ophthalmologist, and Presented by Eugene Rumsey, M.D., Laurence
learn about signs and symptoms of potential eye Experience the therapeutic benefits of music making Tanaka, M.D. and George Zorn, M.D.
Breathe Free and Easy even if you are a non-musician. Music therapy
Thursday, April 24, 1:15–2:15 p.m. conditions and the latest treatment options. Cost Call 1-800-SCRIPPS for dates, times
is $3. Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital includes activities such as drumming, vocalizations and location.
Lung disease is the third leading cause of death in the
La Jolla at OASIS in Mission Valley. and songwriting to help restore physical energy,
U.S. and the number one cause of death in infants.
Additionally, worsening environmental conditions
improve creativity, enhance immune function and Nutrition Classes
worldwide are having a significant impact on the
Arthritis–Intervention emotional well-being. Cost is $15. Presented by Taught by a registered dietitian, these classes teach
and Treatment Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. delicious ways to manage your food choices and
respiratory system. Join us and learn about the
signs and symptoms of respiratory problems. Free. Friday, June 6, 10:15–11:45 a.m. provide a plan that will fit your lifestyle. Free.
As many as one in three adults in the United States
Diabetes Management Classes Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla,
Presented by Scripps Mercy Well Being. Scripps offers diabetes education for individuals
suffer from arthritis. There’s no need to suffer Schaetzel Center.
with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Most health
Mindfulness-Based anymore! Please join Michael Verdolin, M.D., pain
plans cover the cost of classes. Presented by Heart Healthy Nutrition
Stress Reduction management specialist and anesthesiologist, who Tuesday, April 15, 6–7:30 p.m.
Scripps Whittier Diabetes Program. Offered at
Wednesday, May 7–July 2, 6:30–9 p.m. will discuss arthritis from an interventional and Tuesday, June 17, 6 –7:30 p.m.
various locations countywide.
Thursday, May 8–July 3, 6–8:30 p.m. treatment perspective. Presented by Scripps Mercy
Hospital at OASIS in Mission Valley. Creating the Perfect Plate
Thursday, May 8–July 3, 2–4:30 p.m. Diabetes Education Thursday, April 24, 6–7:30 p.m.
Retreat date, Saturday, June 21, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Mondays, 1–3 p.m.
This eight week course and day long retreat, is
Need New Parts? Tuesdays, 1–3 p.m. (Spanish) Successful Weight Management
Friday, June 6, 1:15–2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 6–7:30 p.m.
an intensive training in the use of mindfulness Project Dulce offers classes for
Contemplating hip or knee replacement surgery?
meditation and mindful yoga to help cope individuals and families who are living with diabetes.
Join experts as they discuss what you need to
with stress, pain and illness. The techniques
know about joint replacement surgery. Cost is $3.
Classes include information about the disease and Eating Right During
and practices taught in this course complement strategies for prevention and disease management. Cancer Treatment
Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
conventional medical treatment and preventive Free. Presented by City Height Wellness Center. Tuesday, May 27, 6–7:30 p.m.
at OASIS in Mission Valley.
health practices by mobilizing and strengthening Eating the right foods before, during and after cancer
our body’s innate resources for healing and Don’t Forget About Your Skin CPR Classes treatment can help you feel better and stronger.
responding to stress. Cost is $495. Presented by This four hour basic cardiac life support class is Taught by a registered dietitian, learn about diet needs
Friday, June 13, 10–11 a.m.
Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. an American Heart Association CPR course and during treatment and how to cope with side effects.
Your skin changes as you age. You might notice
includes all modules for the health care provider, Free. Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.
wrinkles, age spots, easy bruising and dryness.
High Blood Pressure Sunlight is a major cause of skin aging. Join us
lay rescuer and renewal participants. Cost is $45.
Friday, May 9, 10–11 a.m. Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Vegetarian Cooking
and learn more about skin changes as you age.
About 65 million American adults have high blood Wednesdays, 12:45–1:45 p.m.
Free. Presented by Scripps Mercy Well Being at In Case of Emergency
pressure. High blood pressure is not a normal part of Learn how to prepare healthy food for healthy living
Villa Serena Senior Apartments. This four hour class provides instruction in life-saving and taste healthy and delicious samples prepared
aging. There are things you can do to help keep your
blood pressure normal, such as eating a healthy diet techniques for rescue CPR, choking, drowning,
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome electrical injuries, poisoning and burns. Cost is $24.
by our vegetarian chef. Cost is $15. Presented
and getting more exercise. Free. Presented by Scripps Friday, June 13, 1:15–2:45 p.m. by Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. Call
Mercy Well Being at Villa Serena Senior Apartments. Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. 1-800-SCRIPPS for a list of classes.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful, progressive
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If you are looking for information to help you live healthier,
Scripps can help. For information, registration or physician
referral, call 1-800-SCRIPPS or visit www.scripps.org.
Scripps Green Hospital Scripps Home Health Care
Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Scripps Clinic
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Scripps Mercy Medical Group
Scripps Mercy Hospital The Whittier Institute for Diabetes
Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista
Affiliated Physician Groups
Connect the Docs San Diego Physicians Medical Group
Mercy Physicians Medical Group Scripps Mercy Physician Partners
Penn Elm Medical Group XiMED Medical Group
Eat Healthy, Live Healthy Sahaja Yoga Meditation Diabetes
Thursdays, 2:30–4 p.m. Thursdays, 4:30–5:30 p.m. Do you have diabetes? Are you interested in
A series of classes geared especially for Latino Restorative Yoga The class promotes relaxation and flexibility, participating in a clinical trial? The Scripps
families focusing on nutrition and physical fitness. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10–11 a.m. which contributes to overall healthy living. Free. Whittier Diabetes Program currently has 10
A balanced diet and regular physical activity are key This class is designed for people with chronic Presented by City Heights Wellness Center. ongoing clinical trials.
ingredients of a healthy lifestyle and contribute to illness including heart disease. Cost is $10 a month.
the well-being of individuals with chronic diseases. Your physician’s permission is required. Presented Meditation Class
Free. Presented by City Heights Wellness Center. by Cardiac Treatment Center, Scripps Memorial Fridays, 9–10 a.m.
Hospital La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, second floor. Cost is $10 a month. Presented by Cardiac Scripps offers a variety of support groups at multiple
Treatment Center, Scripps Memorial Hospital La locations countywide.
Stroke Exercise Jolla, Schaetzel Center, second floor.
Alateen—Fridays, 7–9 p.m.
Cardiac Screening Tuesday and Thursday
Breastfeeding—Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Preventive care cardiovascular 10:15–11:15 a.m. Fridays
risk assessment includes Scripps offers exercise classes Diabetes—for adults with type 1 and type 2
blood pressure check, lipid for stroke survivors to help Over 80 and Healthy? Kids Konnected—second Thursday monthly,
profile which includes total maintain range of motion and mobility. If you’re age 80 or older, with 7–8 p.m.
cholesterol, HDL and LDL Requirements for participation are a signed no significant medical conditions Men’s—second Tuesday monthly, 12:15–1:15 p.m.
consent from the participant and their physician. such as heart disease, diabetes or Postpartum—Thursdays, 2:30 p.m.
cholesterol, triglycerides, blood glucose, body fat
Free. Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital cancer, you are unique. You’re invited to join Spanish Al-Anon—Mondays and Fridays, 7–9 p.m.
measurement and review of family history. Cost Spanish Autism—second Monday monthly, 6–8 p.m.
is $25. Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, second floor. other healthy seniors who are helping Scripps
La Jolla, Cardiac Treatment Center. discover new frontiers of medical research. Mondays, 11 a.m.–noon
Stroke/Parkinson’s Exercise Most research studies focus on treatments to Spanish Overeaters Anonymous—Tuesdays, 7–8 p.m.
Stroke Assessment/Peripheral Tuesdays and Thursday, 11 a.m.–noon combat disease. At Scripps, we want to find Spanish Postpartum—second and fourth Wednesdays
Scripps offers classes for stroke and Parkinson’s out more about the role that genetics play in
Vascular Screening survivors and provides a varied exercise program keeping people like you healthy! This research
monthly, 5:30–7 p.m.
Preventive care stroke assessment screening S.T.A.R. Communication—Fridays, 11 a.m.–noon
to supplement the physical activity prescribed by may help us identify specific genes that protect Take Off Pounds Sensibly—Thursdays, 6–8 p.m.
includes carotid ultrasound, aortic aneurysm your physician. Physician release form is required. people from serious illness and show us new Toy Library— every other Wednesday, 11 a.m.–noon.
ultrasound, ankle brachial index (ABI), blood Free. Presented by Scripps Mercy Well Being. ways to maintain good health for life. It’s easy to Weight Loss Management—first and third Saturdays
pressure check, lipid profile which includes monthly, 10–11:30 a.m.
participate in our study, and it won’t take much
total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, Yoga for the Patients with MS of your time. From a small blood sample, your
Widowed—second and fourth Mondays monthly,
triglycerides, blood glucose, body fat measurement Thursdays, 9–10 a.m. 10 a.m.–noon
and review of family history. Cost is $125. DNA is analyzed and stored with samples from WomenHeart—third Tuesday monthly, 5–6 p.m.
Scripps in conjunction with the Multiple Sclerosis
Presented by Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. other healthy people for future medical studies.
Society offers yoga classes for patients with MS.
All of your medical and genetic information will
Free. Presented by Cardiac Treatment Center,
be kept in complete confidence. To learn more
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Schaetzel
about how you can be part of this important
Center, second floor.
medical research, call 1-800-SCRIPPS.
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