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Additional Information on Diabetes
If you would like more information on diabetes care, please visit our Diabetes Care page.
For more information: (314) 542-4848

Diabetes & Nutrition Classes
Primary Care of Cedar Hill is offering monthly evening classes to help you manage your diabetes. Learn more about:

- Managing your medications - Food label reading and serving sizes

Our next class is January 21 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. For more information and to register, call 636-274-2700.

Class will be available online only. Web link will be provided to registrants.

Fees: Free
For more information: (636) 274-2700

Diabetes Update 2021
Join St. Luke's for our annual Diabetes Update, where we will discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on diabetes care. You will be provided with helpful tools to take control of your health, including resources and a panel of experts to answer your questions. The goal of Diabetes Update is to motivate EVERYONE to take their health to heart! This is a FREE online event and registration is limited. Make the move today to stay informed and connected.

Featured Speakers:
Puja Natesan, MD: Family Medicine, Pediatrics & Primary Care

N. Pearl Philip, MD: Infectious Disease

Karen Chang-Chen, MD: Endocrinology & Metabolism

Thursday, November 4
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Register Now!

Fees: Free
For more information: (314) 542-4848

Diabetes: You Can Manage It
Are you living with diabetes? This informative video will empower you to take charge of your health by providing the information and resources needed for a successful diabetes self-management plan.

Watch Now!

Fees: Free
For more information: (314) 542-4848

Healthy Weigh Program
Do you want to lose weight and improve your health? Have you been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and want to prevent type 2 diabetes? Do you want to lower cholesterol levels, control blood pressure and decrease joint pain? Our registered dietitians will help you implement lifestyle changes to reduce weight, improve your health and reduce your risk of getting type 2 diabetes. This program has proven results and can reduce the risk by up to 58% and can also improve outcomes for those already diagnosed.

For information, fees, dates and to register please call 314-205-6483. Visit St. Luke's Hospital Nutrition Wellness & Diabetes Center for more information.
To Register: (314) 205-6483
For more information: (314) 205-6483   email: nutritionwellness@stlukes-stl.com

Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) for Weight Loss
A personalized weight loss program for individuals with a BMI greater than 30 that focuses on behavior and lifestyle changes. Participants work one-on-one with a registered dietitian up to 22 visits in one year.

Program is covered by Medicare with no deductible. If not covered by Medicare, we will work with you to verify your insurance coverage. A physician's order is required to bill insurance. Self-pay options are available.
For more information: (314) 205-6483   email: nutritionwellness@stlukes-stl.com

Living a Healthy Life Course
Living with a chronic condition such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, pain or anxiety can be a daily challenge. But it doesn't have to be! Sign-up today for a free virtual class to learn how to better manage your chronic condition from the comfort of your home. Attend this seven-week class, beginning October 8, and discover how to make healthy food choices, increase physical activity and exercise safely, cope with pain and fatigue, communicate with your healthcare team effectively, develop action plans to improve your health and well-being. This program is facilitated by health educators from St. Louis County Department of Public Health and the University of Missouri Extension.

All class participants will receive a free book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions," and information on accessing the Zoom meeting prior to the class. Only registered participants will receive a link to access the Zoom meeting. Participants will need to have access to a smartphone, tablet or computer.

Register Now!

Fridays, October 8 - November 19
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Fees: Free
For more information: (314) 542-4848

Living Mindfully: Less Stress, More Joy
Are you experiencing any pain, fatigue, insomnia or other stress-related symptoms? Maybe some anxiety with the COVID-19 pandemic that's still hanging over us? Learn how to ease your symptoms through relaxation breathing, mindfulness, spending time in nature and numerous other strategies. We'll explore a variety of research-supported techniques, led by a certified holistic stress management instructor. This is a FREE online program and registration is required.

Tuesday, November 2
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Register Now! >
Fees: Free
For more information: (314) 542-4848

Lung Disease Research Studies
St. Luke's CardioPulmonary Research Center is looking for candidates to participate in one of the following clinical trials for Asthma, Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Pulmonary Fibrosis. Study related procedures, exams and medications are provided by the study sponsors. For more information, call 314‑439‑LUNG (5864).
Fees: Free
For more information: (314) 439-5864

Mammography Services
Visit our Women's Center located in Suite 200 East. Walk-ins are always welcome or appointments can be made online or by calling 314-205-6267. Late appointments are also available. Visit www.stlukes-stl.com or call 314-205-6565 for an appointment on the mobile van at a community site near you.
To Register: (314) 205-6267
For more information: (314) 205-6267

Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program
St. Luke's Hospital Nutrition Wellness and Diabetes Center Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) is a Medicare-covered lifestyle change program for participants 60 and older to help lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. This program is backed by years of research and recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is proven to lower the risk for type 2 diabetes among participants who follow the program and lose 5 - 7 percent of their body weight.

Participants will meet in a group setting for 16 core sessions over a six-month period. The sessions cover a number of topics including making lasting changes around diet and exercise, and strategies to control your weight. Once you complete the core sessions, you'll receive six monthly follow-up sessions to help you maintain your healthy habits.

Please see the attached flyer for more information on the program and eligibility. This program is covered by Medicare Part B for people with prediabetes who are overweight.
To Register: (314) 205-6483
For more information: (314) 205-6483   email: nutritionwellness@stlukes-stl.com

Pre-Pregnancy Weight Management
A healthy pregnancy begins with focusing on your health prior to conceiving. Achieving a healthy pre-pregnancy weight can help increase your chance of getting pregnant and help minimize complications during pregnancy such as preeclampsia, high blood pressure and gestational diabetes.

Our registered dietitians will provide evidence-based information and practical strategies to meet your individual needs. Program options included Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT), a one-on-one program with a registered dietitian focusing on behavior and lifestyle changes, or Healthy Weigh, a year-long group program covering topics such as health eating, exercise and motivation.

For more information, to schedule an appointment or sign up for a class, please email or call 314-205-6483.
To Register: (314) 205-6483
For more information: (314) 205-6483   email: nutritionwellness@stlukes-stl.com

Protect Your Bottom Line - Colorectal Cancer Screenings
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, but it doesn't have to be. If you are age 45 or older, then you should be thinking about regular colorectal cancer screenings. Early detection can help prevent colorectal cancer, and there are many screening options available.

Join St. Luke's and the American Cancer Society for Protect Your Bottom Line, a free online class that will help you learn more about the available screening options and actions you can take to prevent colorectal cancer. An American Cancer Society Public Health representative will share information and answer your questions in a live Q&A. Plus, you'll have an opportunity to request a free colorectal cancer screening kit.

This virtual class will be run through WebEx, an online video conferencing program that you can access through a smartphone, tablet or computer. After registration for one of the dates below, you'll receive an e-mail with a WebEx link to access the class and instructions on how to login and use WebEx on the day of the event.

Thursday, October 14
6 p.m.
Register Now

Can't attend one of the class dates? If you are age 45-75, you can still request a free colorectal cancer screening kit. Click the button below to learn more and request your free kit:
Request Your Free Screening Kit
Fees: Free
To Register: (314) 542-4848
For more information: (314) 542-4848

Stress Management Tips for the Busy Family
Are family schedules running you ragged? Busy family schedules can cause stress and take a toll on health. Learn tips to manage stress from a holistic stress management instructor.
Fees: Free
For more information: (314) 542-4848

Tune In To Prevent Diabetes
Prediabetes is a serious medical condition that should be treated in a timely manner to keep you diabetes free and reduce your risk of complications. Review lifestyle strategies and resources to help take control of your health in an informative video you can watch at home.

Watch Now!

Fees: Free
For more information: (314) 542-4848

Vascular Disease Screenings
Early detection and management of cardiovascular disease is a key part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Vascular screenings include: Carotid Artery Disease Screening, Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) Screening. Fee: $40 per screening

These screenings take about 30 minutes and are painless procedures that use ultrasound technology. All exams are performed by a registered vascular technologist and reviewed by a board-certified vascular surgeon. A preliminary report will be provided the day of your screening. Physician referral not required. To schedule an appointment call 314-205-6074.
Fees: Per Screening: $40.00  
To Register: (314) 205-6074
For more information: (314) 205-6074

Weight Loss Surgery
Transform Your Life, Restore Your Health with MyNewSelf Bariatrics

100 pounds or more overweight? Tired of struggling with obesity-related health conditions like high blood pressure, sleep apnea or diabetes? Transform your life and restore your health with a proven long-term solution. The MyNewSelf program offers several weight loss surgery options, including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and duodenal loop switch. Register for an online informational seminar today. Let the experienced surgeons and staff at MyNewSelf provide the care and support you need to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

Click on Register Now to view available dates and to register.

Register Now!

Fees: Free
For more information: (314) 966-9639

Wellness Head 2 Toe
St. Luke?s Wellness Head 2 Toe (WH2T) is a community education program that promotes wellness and connects people. The foundation of WH2T is the belief that overall wellness is made possible through the practice of holistic healing. By making informed decisions at every level, you can achieve optimal health.

This is a free multi-session program, and each class will feature a different health topic and special guest to review how to keep your health on TRACK!

Take medications as prescribed
Reach and maintain a healthy weight
Add more physical activity to your daily routine
Control your ABCs (A1C glucose, Blood pressure, Cholesterol)
Kick bad habits

This virtual class will be run through WebEx, an online video conferencing program that you can access through a smartphone, tablet or computer. After registration for one of the dates below, you will receive an e-mail with a WebEx link to access the class and instructions on how to login and use WebEx on the day of the event.

Thursday, October 21
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Special Guest: Dr. Mark Gdowski, Cardiology

Register Now!

Thursday, December 16
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Special Guest: Dr. Shalini Paruthi, Sleep Medicine
Register Now!

To learn more about how to boost your health and wellness, sign up for a complimentary consultation with a St. Luke's health coach.
Connect with a Health Coach

Questions? Call 314-542-4848.
Fees: Free
For more information: (314) 542-4848