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Palomar Health to host FREE and low-cost health-education classes/screenings during May

Palomar Health will host a variety of FREE and low-cost health-education classes and screenings led by physicians and other health professionals during the month of May. Following is a complete schedule with registration information.

The following classes are held locally:

Mended Hearts Outreach

Palomar Health San Marcos, 2nd Floor Classroom
120 Craven Road, San Marcos, CA  92078
Thursday, May 2 | 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Have you been diagnosed with a heart disease, but lead a rich and rewarding life? We need your help! Mended Hearts is looking for volunteers to share their story with other patients who have been recently diagnosed with a heart disease. Your support will help patients understand what to expect and the best ways to cope and improve their quality of life after a heart disease diagnosis. Join us to learn more about this heart-felt opportunity!

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

How to Love Your Liver

Palomar Health San Marcos, 2nd Floor Classroom
120 Craven Road, San Marcos, CA  92078
Monday, May 6 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Fatty liver disease, hepatitis and cirrhosis are becoming more prevalent. Join Janice Baker, RD, CDE, for a review of liver conditions, treatments, as well as nutrition and lifestyle choices that can help keep your liver happy.

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

Eating for a Healthy Heart

Palomar Health San Marcos, 2nd Floor Classroom
120 Craven Road, San Marcos, CA  92078
Tuesday, May 7 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Join Janice Baker, RD, CDE, as she discusses maintaining a healthy heart through cardiac-friendly nutrition.

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

Beat Back Pain

Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Raymond Family Conference Center
2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA  92029
Monday, May 13 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Battling back pain? Join Neurosurgeon Sunil Jeswani, MD, for a discussion on causes, diagnosis and advanced options for back and neck pain relief

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

Balance Basics

Palomar Health San Marcos, 2nd Floor Classroom
120 Craven Road, San Marcos, CA  92078
Tuesday, May 14 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Join Doctor of Physical Therapy Kirsten Naldi, DPT, PT, as she discusses the balance system, assessment of balance disorders and conditions that cause balance problems. Attendees will learn fall prevention basics and practice balance exercises.

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

Stroke Awareness

Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Raymond Family Conference Room
2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA  92029
Tuesday, May 14 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States. Join Neurologist Remia Paduga, MD, as

she provides the tools to recognize a stroke before it’s too late. Also learn the risk factors you can manage and those out of your control.

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

Prediabetes

Palomar Health San Marcos, 2nd Floor Classroom
120 Craven Road, San Marcos, CA  92078
Monday, May 20 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Prediabetes, or elevated blood sugar, puts you at higher-than-normal risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, heart disease

and stroke. Janice Baker, RD, CDE, will share the facts about prediabetes and lifestyle changes that may help reduce your diabetes risks.

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

Diabetes and Nutrition

Palomar Health San Marcos, 2nd Floor Classroom
120 Craven Road, San Marcos, CA  92078
Tuesday, May 21 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom
15611 Pomerado Road, Poway, CA  92064
Tuesday, May 21 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Janice Baker, RD, CDE, will discuss the latest on managing diabetes, reducing risks of diabetes-related complications and healthy food choices.

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

Varicose Vein Treatment

Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Raymond Family Conference Center
2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA  92029
Tuesday, May 21 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.

General Surgeon Stefan Moldovan, MD, will discuss diagnosis and effective treatment options for varicose veins.

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

Recent Innovations in Sinus and Allergy Therapy

Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Raymond Family Conference Center
2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA  92029
Wednesday, May 29 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Just in time for spring allergy season, Ear, Nose & Throat Specialist Saurabh Shah, MD, will discuss new non-invasive treatments in sinus and allergy therapy.

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

Diabetes: Know it by HEART

Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Raymond Family Conference Center
2185 Citracado Parkway, Escondido, CA  92029
Thursday, May 30 | 4 – 5:30 p.m.

People with diabetes have a higher-than-average risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Join Palomar Health experts for a discussion on taking care of your diabetes, the conditions that come with it and how you can help lower your chances of heart disease.

Registration Required:  PalomarHealth.org/Classes or call 800.628.2880
Free – registration required

SUPPORT GROUP — Breastfeeding Support

Thursdays | 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom
Call 858.613.4053 for details.
Mondays | 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Palomar Medical Center Escondido
2nd Floor Resource Center
Call 442.281.3089 for details.

Note: No meetings on holidays.

SUPPORT GROUP — Weight Loss Surgery Support

Meets monthly
Call 858.613.4022 for details.

SUPPORT GROUP — Women’s Cancer Support

1st and 3rd Wednesdays
10:30 a.m. – Noon

Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion, Education Classroom
Call 858-613-6115 for details.

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