Classes

For more information on the classes please call (213) 977-2150 or email at HealthEd@GoodSam.org

Living with Diabetes

During this 4 class series, participants learn how to prevent or manage diabetes with the M’s: Meals, Movement, Monitoring, Medication, Medical Support and Mental health. We also provide diabetes support groups and cooking demonstrations.

Heart and Stroke H.E.L.P.

The Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Program (HELP) 3 class series helps people reduce their risks of heart attack or stroke through blood pressure control, cholesterol reduction and weight management. Participants also learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke, and the actions to take.

Nutrition Education & Chronic Disease Awareness

Participants learn the benefits of all 6 nutrients: Carbohydrates, Protein, Fats, Vitamins, Minerals & Water. Other topics include: food label reading, meal planning, physical activity, hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease awareness.

Lactation Consultations

An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) will conduct an assessment and develop a care plan to address breastfeeding challenges such as establishing and maintaining mother’s milk supply, infant weight gain or help with special needs infants.

Breastfeeding Classes and Breastfeeding Support

Class topics include benefits of breastfeeding, hunger cues, soothing a fussy baby, how and when to give solid foods and how to help a choking infant. Certified Lactation Educators provide breastfeeding support, answer breastfeeding questions, and assist with breastfeeding positioning & latch.

Infant CPR

By practicing on an infant manikin, participants learn how to assess an infant, call for help, perform 30 chest compressions, and give breaths. Participants also practice how to clear the airway of a choking infant.

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