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    Sessions: 9
    Class Date(s): 02-18-2021 to 04-15-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 12:00 AM
    Instructor: La Vere Emms
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom
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    Does a fear of falling prevent you from doing the activities that you love? If so, you are not alone. This nine-week, evidence-based program utilizes lively group discussion, problem-solving strategies, videos, and 25 minutes per session (in classes #4 through 9) of gentle physical activity to help you manage concerns about falls, change your environment to... read more
    Does a fear of falling prevent you from doing the activities that you love? If so, you are not alone. This nine-week, evidence-based program utilizes lively group discussion, problem-solving strategies, videos, and 25 minutes per session (in classes #4 through 9) of gentle physical activity to help you manage concerns about falls, change your environment to reduce risk of falls, and increase your activity, all with the support of your peers. Limited enrollment.

    This class is offered at no cost with support from a Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico.
  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 03-22-2021 to 03-22-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Monday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Peter Pribis
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom

    Diabetes can rightly be called the new plague of the 21st century. Approximately 1.4 million people develop diabetes in the US every year, with the most dramatic increase in cases of type 2 diabetes -- also known as diabetes mellitus or adult diabetes. While type 2 diabetes has become a major public health concern, our presenter details straightforward... read more
    Diabetes can rightly be called the new plague of the 21st century. Approximately 1.4 million people develop diabetes in the US every year, with the most dramatic increase in cases of type 2 diabetes -- also known as diabetes mellitus or adult diabetes. While type 2 diabetes has become a major public health concern, our presenter details straightforward lifestyle changes you can make to prevent or even reverse it. 

    Peter Pribis, MD, DrPH, is an associate professor of nutrition and dietetics in the Department of Individual, Family, & Community Education at UNM. He is also a registered dietician, and has authored many articles and peer-reviewed articles for publication, in addition to a book chapter and cookbooks. He is an enthusiastic advocate of the benefits of healthy nutrition and promoter of evidence-based lifestyle medicine.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-07-2021 to 04-07-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Brookes McIntyre
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom

    Back by popular demand! Learn how to preserve and build bone density. Understand what triggers bone growth, why certain activities are effective in maintaining bone health, and how muscle strength factors into the prevention of falls. We will practice easy activities you can do at home to improve bone health, posture, and balance. Wear comfortable clothing... read more
    Back by popular demand! Learn how to preserve and build bone density. Understand what triggers bone growth, why certain activities are effective in maintaining bone health, and how muscle strength factors into the prevention of falls. We will practice easy activities you can do at home to improve bone health, posture, and balance. Wear comfortable clothing and, if at home, have a sturdy, wheelless chair to sit in.

    Brookes McIntyre is a certified speaker on bone health and osteoporosis for American Bone Health, a national nonprofit organization that provides information, resources, and tools to help you understand and achieve bone health and prevent bone disease. She also serves as is a member of the New Mexico Adult Falls Coalition and the CNM Exercise Science and Wellness advisory committee.
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  • Sessions: 1
    Class Date(s): 04-08-2021 to 04-08-2021
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM → 11:30 AM
    Instructor: Neal Shadoff
    Term: 2021-1
    Location: Zoom

    Coronary artery disease is the number one cause of death in the United States for both women and men. The internet is full of sometimes misleading information regarding the causes, types, prevention, and treatments. Our presenter dispels the myths, defines the terms in understandable language, and outlines the medically accepted prevention and therapeutic... read more
    Coronary artery disease is the number one cause of death in the United States for both women and men. The internet is full of sometimes misleading information regarding the causes, types, prevention, and treatments. Our presenter dispels the myths, defines the terms in understandable language, and outlines the medically accepted prevention and therapeutic treatment strategies available in 2021. At the conclusion, you will have the facts and be able to better communicate with your own physician.

    Neal Shadoff, MD, is a retired Duke-trained cardiologist with 38 years of practice experience. He has collaborated on more than 50 medical research trials and has published articles in medical journals and textbooks. The guiding principle of his career was that the secret to best taking care of patients is caring about the individual patient.
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