Health News Oct. 11

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

All area codes are 850 unless specified.

Sacred Heart Hospital

The following classes will be held at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. To register, call 278-3600 or toll-free (877) 416-1600 unless noted.

•Stroke Support Group: All stroke survivors, caregivers and family members are invited to attend this free support group at 3 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Suite 3 conference room.

• Joint Replacement: Bi-weekly classes about the joint replacement process will be held at 9 a.m. Oct. 13 and 27 in the Resource Center Suite 3 Conference Room.

•Diabetes classes: Jenny Stuckey, registered nurse and certified diabetes educator, will host self-management classes from 12-4:30 p.m. Oct. 14 and 15 in the Resource Center Suite 1 education building. Pre-registration required and a physician referral is needed to attend. Call 278-3683.

• Breast cancer support group:  Meets at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Olson Women’s Diagnostic Center. Call 278-3980.

• Online childbirth class: Families will learn about the stages of labor, comfort techniques, common medical procedures, including epidurals and cesareans, and newborn and postpartum care. Engaging videos, personal birth stories, 3D animations, games, and activities make learning easy and fun. Rolling registration. Cost is $35.