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Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.

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Integrated medicine

Upcoming Classes and Events

West Penn Allegheny Health System is proud to host and participate in many classes and events to promote wellness. See the list below to see what’s coming up or visit wpahs.org to see a full listing.

Alzheimer’s Support Group
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
7 p.m.
This monthly support group provides valuable information to caregivers when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease.


Blood Drive
Saturday, October 1, 2011
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Destination Wellness at Pittsburgh Mills Mall


Highmark’s Personal Nutrition Coaching
Monday, October 3, 2011
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Destination Wellness at Pittsburgh Mills Mall

Personal nutrition coaching strives to empower the individual to sustain healthy lifestyle changes by assisting them with setting goals and overcoming challenges with food selection and meal planning. This one-on-one counseling session is facilitated by a registered dietitian and is designed to address the nutritional changes needed to manage heart disease, diabetes, weight management and other health related issues. Sessions are by appointment only. There is no fee for Highmark members to participate in this program; a nominal fee for non-Highmark members.

Call 724.274.5202 today for an appointment/details.


Understanding Crohn’s Disease
Monday, October 3, 2011
6 to 8 p.m.
Destination Wellness at Pittsburgh Mills Mall

Join Jason Thomas, PA-C, for a presentation on this ongoing disorder that causes inflammation of the digestive tract and is difficult to diagnose. Participants will learn about symptoms, diagnostic testing and management of this chronic illness. To register, call 724.274.5202.


Hypertension Lecture
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
2 p.m.
Join the nursing staff from Destination Wellness for a discussion on how to get the most from your blood pressure readings as well as knowing your numbers and what they mean for you and your health.


Build a Better Blood Pressure
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
2 to 4 p.m.
Destination Wellness at Pittsburgh Mills Mall

Join Larry Heath, RN, and Laura Male, RN, from Destination Wellness for a presentation on the best ways to get the most out of every blood pressure reading. Participants will learn about high blood pressure, risk factors and tips for management of this condition. To register, call to 724.274.5202.


Mark Your Calendar!
Frontiers of Holistic Medicine Seminar: The Mind-Body Connection
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Allegheny General Hospital
Look for more details in future issues of the Integrated Medicine Program’s eNewsletter!

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