Erlanger offers a variety of educational classes and support groups January 21 – 24

Posted on January 15, 2013

The Erlanger schedule of classes and events for January 21-24 includes childbirth education, weight management  information and diabetes education. Registration is required.  For more information on our classes and events, call Erlanger HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until midnight HealthLink Plus is a free membership program open to adults 18 and older.

Monday, January 21

Childbirth Education

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Erlanger East (Gunbarrel Road)

This childbirth education class/series is designed for expectant parents and taught by experienced OB nurses. These classes include stages of labor, relaxation and labor support techniques, hospital procedures, pain management options, after birth and home care for moms and in-hospital care for newborns. There will also be time for questions and answers. Registration fee is $125. Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) to register.

Bariatric Support Group

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Erlanger Chattanooga Lifestyle Center

Bariatric Support Group meetings are for individuals scheduled to have Bariatric surgery or who have already had weight loss surgery. Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) for more information.

Diabetes Education Class

1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Erlanger Chattanooga Lifestyle Center

This class will explore ways to manage diabetes. Call 778-9400 for more information on physician referral and insurance reimbursement.

Wednesday, January 23

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Seminar

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Erlanger East (Gunbarrel Road)

Area residents who are overweight and /or with health problems related to obesity are invited to learn more about the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Center at Erlanger. It is a free seminar and registration is required. Call Erlanger’s HealthLink at (423) 778-LINK (5465) to register. Visit Erlanger’s You Tube Channel at www.youtube.com/erlangerhealth and click The Weight Loss Program under Playlist to watch first-hand accounts from those who have gone through the program.

Thursday, January 24

Diabetes Education Class

1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Erlanger Chattanooga Lifestyle Center

This class will explore ways to manage diabetes. Call 778-9400 for more information on physician referral and insurance reimbursement.

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