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February 2019

Healthy Heart Awareness-Nutrition Facts Label Reboot

February 22, 2019 | 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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An event every 3 days that begins at 7:30am, repeating until February 22, 2019

The FDA is giving business until 2020 and 2021 to update nutritional labels. These changes can help you make better-informed choices about the foods you and your family eat and help you maintain a healthy diet. See how the new changes will affect you: https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm620013.htm Call Health Promotions at 466-6467 for more information on Healthy Heart Awareness!

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Healthy Heart Awareness-Steps for Better Heart Health

February 23, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until February 28, 2019

According to https://www.health.harvard.edu there are 10 Small Steps you can do to make your heart health better! 1. Take a 10-minute walk. If you don't exercise at all, a brief walk is a great way to start. If you do, it's a good way to add more exercise to your day. 2. Give yourself a lift. Lifting a hardcover book or a two-pound weight a few times a day can help tone your arm muscles. When that becomes a breeze, move…

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March 2019

St. Paddy Virtual Half Marathon

March 1, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until March 17, 2019

St. Paddy Virtual Run

Have you ever thought about running a half marathon (13.2 miles) at your leisure and set your own goals -- whatever that may be. We welcome everyone to come and do the distance... Run a half marathon at YOUR leisure and pace! Anywhere or anytime. Speed doesn't matter just the distance. Whether you prefer to walk, run, jog, hike, run/walk on a treadmill, around a track, at the beach or even at another race; it is all up to YOU!…

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What is Type 1 Diabetes?

March 1, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Millions of people around the world live with diabetes or know someone living with diabetes. The majority have type 2 diabetes, but an important minority have type 1 diabetes (~5%).   Explore Type 1 Diabetes here: http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/type-1/?loc=hottopics  

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Going Gluten-Free can help Diabetes

March 5, 2019 | 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Gluten-Free Diets Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and all foods that are made with these grains. Celiac disease is a digestive disorder. When someone with celiac disease eats food containing gluten, their body reacts by damaging the small intestine. Uncomfortable symptoms such as abdominal pain often occur. The damage to the small intestine also interferes with the body's ability to make use of the nutrients in food. About 1% of the total population has celiac disease. It is more common in people with type 1…

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Crews Into Shape

March 5, 2019 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until April 1, 2019

Crews Into Shape

The Crews Into Shape challenge, held every March in conjunction with National Nutrition Month, is sponsored annually by NMCPHC (Navy and Marine Corp Public Health Center). The goals of the challenge are to spark and guide workplace-focused, team-oriented, physical activity and improved fruit and vegetable intake among the whole DoD family. Join the fun! Crews into Shape is a 4-week challenge. Find 2-10 crew members, pick a crew leader and register your team on or before February 26. Each crew…

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What is Type 2 Diabetes?

March 11, 2019 | 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

"If you have type 2 diabetes your body does not use insulin properly. This is called insulin resistance. At first, your pancreas makes extra insulin to make up for it. But, over time it isn't able to keep up and can't make enough insulin to keep your blood glucose at normal levels." Learn more about Type 2 diabetes here:  http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/type-2/

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Do you know the symptoms of Diabetes?

March 15, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Diabetes Symptoms The following symptoms of diabetes are typical. However, some people with type 2 diabetes have symptoms so mild that they go unnoticed. Common symptoms of diabetes: Urinating often Feeling very thirsty Feeling very hungry - even though you are eating Extreme fatigue Blurry vision Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal Weight loss - even though you are eating more (type 1) Tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands/feet (type 2) Dive deeper into these symptoms by reading this:…

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Learning to live with Diabetes

March 18, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

If you're struggling to manage your blood glucose levels, we can help! Call 466-6467 to schedule an appointment.  You can find more information about your glucose levels at http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/blood-glucose-control/

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Recipes for Healthy Eating

March 26, 2019 | 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This site is a great resource for recipes to help manage your diabetes with meal planning, grocery budgeting, videos and more! https://www.diabetesfoodhub.org/ Call us with any questions on how to live with diabetes.

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April 2019

Men’s Health Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

April 1, 2019 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 11:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2019

Testicular cancer is the most common type of cancer in men ages 15-35 years, but men of all ages can be at risk. In the U.S., over 8,500 cases are diagnosed each year, and almost 400 males die of testicular cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, the average age of diagnosis is about age 33. Get checked out today! http://www.testicularcancerawarenessmonth.com/  

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Sexual Health & Awareness Month

April 1, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2019

Yes Means Test! If you are sexually active, get tested regularly!  https://youtu.be/FjFyaScG9os

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Women’s Sexual Health and Awareness

April 8, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until April 13, 2019

Have you ever heard anyone use the term, “female plumbing”? Despite the primitive nickname, it’s actually a good analogy.  Learn more on how important sexual health is to a woman's body here: http://www.ashasexualhealth.org/sexual-health/womens-health/

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Men’s Sexual Health and Awareness

April 14, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 4:00pm, repeating until April 20, 2019

There’s more to it than what you see. Although most of the male reproductive organs are external, it’s important to understand how all your sex organs—external and internal—work together. Learn more about men's sexual health here and talk about it! It's important to know how to maintain your sexual health. http://www.ashasexualhealth.org/sexual-health/mens-health/  

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Take Charge of Your Sexual Health

April 21, 2019 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:30pm, repeating until April 30, 2019

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and from all walks of life. In the U.S. alone there are nearly 20 million new cases each year, about half of which occur among young people ages 15-24 years. Getting the facts about STIs and sexual health is increasingly important. GOING FURTHER Sexually transmitted infections (STIs): Getting the facts about STIs and sexual health is important. Learn more about STIs, tips for reducing risk, and ways to talk with…

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May 2019

Step it Up Challenge

May 1, 2019 | 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every 2 days that begins at 8:00am, repeating until May 31, 2019

$5 – $15

If you can move, you can do this challenge. Use your own Step tracker or Fit Bit. Every week you will report your total amount of steps to the administrator and you will be notified of your progress and progress of others. Registration is $5 Active Duty, $15 for all others and you will receive a prize. For more questions please email Vicky.lee@usmc-mccs.org

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World No Tobacco Day

May 31, 2019

World No Tobacco Day is a national observance of the affects of tobacco on tobacco users and those around them. Every year WHO (World Health Organization) and partners mark World No Tobacco Day in May, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. Tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, of which more than 600,000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke. If you need help quitting, please call 466-6467!

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June 2019

Encourage Sun Safety

June 1, 2019 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2019

The sun safety campaign is to encourage summer safety including preventing dehydration and sun burns. Call 466-6467 for more information!

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June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

June 2, 2019 | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

For the month of June we are promoting men's health. Mayo Clinic Top Men’s Health Threats: 1. Heart disease 2. Cancer 3. Unintentional Injury Prevention Thankfully, most men's health threats are largely preventable. Make healthy lifestyle choices, such as eating a healthy diet and including physical activity in your daily routine. It's also important to manage risky behavior, such as drinking too much, smoking and engaging in casual sex. Of course, commonsense precautions, such as using safety ladders and wearing…

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Hydration Safety

June 4, 2019 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Monday, repeating until June 25, 2019

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

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September 2019

Suicide Awareness Campaign

September 1, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

There are twice as many deaths due to suicide as HIV/AIDS On average, one person commits suicide every 16.2 minutes. Join us to help raise awareness for Suicide. It can be prevented. http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/  

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October 2019

Fire Prevention Week

October 6, 2019 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 12, 2019

This is in remembrance of the Chicago fire of 1871. Many fires are due to smoking in bed, cooking, electrical problems and children playing with matches and lighters and just plain carelessness. Be aware of the steps you can take to prevent fires!

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 18, 2019 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. Health Promotion will be at the MCX on October 19th from 1000-1300 in support of this campaign! Call 466-6467 for more information.

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Red Ribbon Campaign

October 23, 2019 | 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Red Ribbon Week Event - is a national observance of Enrique (Kiki) Camarena's commitment and efforts to prevent illegal drugs from coming into the United States. It is a way to encourage education of drug prevention and promote drug awareness. Red Ribbon Campaign- Semper Fit Health Promotion, along with Behavioral Health will be going out to the schools to help teach the children about Red Ribbon and other basic health items such as nutrition, medication safety and alcohol safety. Call…

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Safe Trick or Treating Awareness

October 24, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until October 31, 2019

Make sure you practice Safe Trick or Treating this year!

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November 2019

Holiday Weight Challenge

November 12, 2019 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until January 11, 2020

Challenge yourself to maintain or lose weight throughout the holidays. This program is simple; you come in and get weighed from November 12-20 and weigh back in after New Year's, the week of 3-18 January 2020. If you have maintained your weight or lost weight, you will receive a small prize. Please call for further information or to schedule your weigh at 466-6467.

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