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SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 2012

R E S O U R C E S

F O R

H E A L T H Y

C A L E N D A R
Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center
5645 West Addison Street Chicago, Illinois 60634 olr.reshealth.org

Join us for a run or walk around Portage Park, Irving Park Rd. and Central Ave. Featuring the ChronoTrack B-Tag timing system used in big city marathons for accurate timing of participants performance. Proceeds will help support the hospitals medical interpreters program to meet communication needs of Polish and Spanish-speaking patients.

Prizes awarded. Hospitality tent. GOOD ExERCISE. GOOD FOOD. GOOD FUN. GOOD CAUSE.
Participants receive: 100% cotton, long-sleeve event T-shirt

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23
Co-sponsors: Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center and 38th Ward Alderman Tim Cullerton

Convenient, compact LED flashlight for your pocket, purse or car. Full brightness with nine whitest LED lights. Light, sturdy construction. Easy grip fun style. Wrist strap and batteries included. Goodie bag and refreshments For more information or to register, visit olr.reshealth.org/5krun or call 877-RES-INFO (877-737- 4636).

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SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Help for Your Joints
Rheumatologist Harpinder Ajmani, M.D., will discuss the different types of arthritis, its signs and symptoms, and treatment options. Refreshments will be served. Advance registration required. Free. Sept.12; 2-3:30 p.m.

Breast Exam Screening


In October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mary Brown Walker, R.N., will provide 10-minute private breast screenings. Participants will be requested to undress from the waist up to allow for breast visualization and gowns will be provided to ensure privacy. Questions about breast health will be answered. Advance registration is required. Free. Oct. 23; 9 a.m.-Noon

Health, Wellness and Nutrition


Plastic surgeon Srdjan Ostric, M.D., will discuss how nutrition affects your health and wellness. Refreshments will be served. Advance registration required. Free. Sept. 26; 5:30-7 p.m.

Prostate Cancer Screening


This screening for adult males includes a blood draw for a PSA (prostate specific antigen) level. Results will be mailed. Advance registration is required. Fee: $20. Oct. 30; 8-9 a.m.

Breast Health: Lunch and Learn


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Come have lunch and hear surgeon Rabia Bhatti, M.D., discuss current issues related to breast health. Lunch will be served. Advance registration required. Free. Oct. 10; Noon-1:30 p.m.

Diabetes Screening
No fasting is required for this blood draw that will test for HbA1C, glycohemoglobin. The screening is for anyone who wants to know their blood sugar average during the past two-to-three months. Test results will be mailed. Advance registration is required. Fee: $10. Nov. 12; 8-9:30 a.m.

Courage to Quit Smoking


The Courage to Quit Program from the Respiratory Health Association will be offered in three 90-minute sessions. Program leader Sharon OMalley, R.N., will give each participant a workbook that will be used each week and includes practice exercises and information. Refreshments will be served. Advance registration required. Free. Oct. 25, Nov. 1 and Nov. 8; 5:30-7 p.m.

Cholesterol Screening
This screening requires a 12-hour fast and tests for total cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL and LDL levels. Test results will be mailed. Advance registration is required. Fee: $15. Dec. 4; 7-9 a.m.

SCREENINGS
Foot Screening
Podiatrist Hong Suk Yoon, D.P.M., will perform the foot screening and will advise on foot treatments. No prescriptions or treatments will be given at the screening. Participants should wear easy to remove shoes and socks. Advance registration is required. Free. Sept 15; 9 am-Noon

Blood Pressure Screening


A nurse will perform screenings and answer questions about blood pressure readings in the hospital entrance lobby. Registration is not required. Free. Sept. 17, Oct. 11, Nov. 19, Dec. 3; 9-10 a.m.

SUPPORT GROUPS
Arthritis Support Group
This free support group provides mutual support and education. Registration is not required. Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 29, Dec. 27; 1-2:30 p.m.

Osteoporosis Screening
Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens bones to the point of breaking. Symptoms do not occur until a lot of bone strength is lost. Radiology staff will test for risk of osteoporosis using the Achilles test, which passes ultrasound through the heel. Participants should wear easy to remove shoes and socks; no pantyhose. Advance registration required. Free. Oct. 2; 1:30-3 p.m.

Diabetes Services
The outpatient program meets the American Diabetes Associations national standards for self-management education. The free support group aims to provide mutual support and education. For more information, call 773-794-8329. Support group meets the first Tuesday of every month; 6:30-8 p.m.

Vision Screening
Eye Specialists of Chicago trained staff will conduct a vision screening, which includes a pressure reading for glaucoma. Please do not wear contact lenses but do bring eyeglasses with you. Advance registration required. Free. Oct. 2, 9-11 a.m.

Healthy Aging
This free program includes discussion of health topics and social time. Scheduled events are: September, Tom Lydon, Illinois Comptrollers Office, will discuss credit cards and debt. October, Shawn Ehlert-Katzman, speech pathologist, will demonstrate tips and tactics for keeping ones mind alert. November, Robert Shuford, chaplain, will discuss living wills. December, annual Christmas party. Registration is not required. Meets the second Friday of every month, 1-2:30 p.m.

Hearing Screening
Audiologists Steven Wolinsky, Au.D., and Marie Vetter, Au.D., will perform this screening in a soundproof booth in the second floor Audiology Department. Advance registration is required. Free. Oct. 9; 9 a.m.-Noon

Pacemaker/Cardiac Device Support Group


This free support group provides mutual support and education. Staff will conduct sessions and answer questions related to pacemakers and internal cardiac defibrillators (ICD). Registration is not required. Meets the fourth Wednesday of every month; 2-3 p.m.

Depression Screening
Untreated depression can deplete energy and interfere with daily life. Resurrection Behavioral Health clinical staff will offer a confidential screening that takes 20-minutes. Participants will be contacted one week after the screening with a follow-up phone call if they approve. Advance registration required. Free. Oct. 12; 9 a.m.-Noon

NEW Med Check


This free program is for individuals who have questions about their medications or need help to organize their medications. Bring medications to discuss concerns with a pharmacist. A nurse will take blood pressure and answer health related questions. No registration required. Meets the first Thursday of every month; 10-11 a.m.

Skin Screening
Dermatologist Taraneh Firoozi, M.D., will perform a total body screening or check specific sites of concern. Patient gowns will be available. Advance registration is required. Free. Oct. 22; 6-8 p.m., Oct 26; 1-3 p.m.

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DO YOU HAVE KIDNEY DISEASE AND DONT KNOW IT?


One in eight adults has chronic

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois and hospital staff will provide free screenings, including: Blood pressure Body mass index Waist circumference Blood glucose Blood draw for kidney function Urinalysis

kidney disease (CKD)


CKD is the ninth leading cause

of death in the U.S.


900,000 Illinoisans have CKD

and most dont know it!

Participants will be asked to provide a urine sample and should plan on spending an hour for the screening. Approximately one week after the screening, results will be mailed to the participants. Information will be available on kidney disease prevention and successfully managing diabetes and hypertension, the primary causes of CKD.

BE SAFE GET SCREENED

FOR FREE!

Tour the Kidney Mobile for hands-on displays and view a short video featuring people whose lives have been affected by kidney disease. Advance registration is required. Free.

Nov. 5, 1-5 p.m.


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ADDED SErvicES for You

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New Vision offers medical stabilization for people with drug, alcohol and health-related issues. Call 773-794-8483. GERD also called gastric reflux disease. Now treated with a new surgical procedure called TIF (transoral incisionless fundoplication). Performed through the mouth, there are no incisions and no scars. Majority of patients get immediate relief from symptoms. viSit olr.rEShEAlth.org/mYhEAlth for
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Partner with one of our doctors to benefit you for life. call 877-rES-iNfo (877-737-4636)

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