MercyOne offers program to improve health and well-being
MercyOne Clinton Medical Center’s popular Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) begins a new session on Friday, August 27, 2021. CHIP is a lifestyle modification program designed to prevent and reverse chronic diseases.
Led by a registered dietitian and a certified wellness coach from MercyOne Clinton Medical Center, CHIP is designed to help participants make long-lasting lifestyle changes by addressing the causes of chronic disease and teaching them to use their own lifestyle as their best medicine. CHIP is an evidence-based and peer-reviewed program that focuses on lifestyle changes in all aspects of health, including nutrition, physical activity, substance use, stress, self-worth and even happiness.
At the beginning of the CHIP program, participants will undergo a health screening and lab work to check cholesterol, blood sugar and other health indicators. The screening will be repeated at the end of the program. Participants also will receive a tool kit including a workbook, cookbook and textbook. Each session focuses on a topic, including:
Classes will be held on Fridays from August 27 to January 11, 11-11:45 a.m., at the MercyOne North Health Plaza West Annex, 915 13th Avenue N., Clinton. Everyone will be required to wear a mask, and social distancing protocols will be observed.
For more information or to register for CHIP, call 563-244-3539.
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