Free Nutrition & Diabetes Education Classes at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital This Summer

May 27, 2016
Health

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For Immediate Release: May 27, 2016

June Martin, SYVCH Foundation Administrator; (805)686-3972 or j2martin@sbch.org

Maria Zate, Cottage Health Manager of Public Relations; (805)879-8986 or mzate@sbch.org

Laura Kath, SYVCHF Public Relations Coordinator; (805)344-1717 or laura@mariahmarketing.com

 

Free Nutrition & Diabetes Education Classes at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital This Summer

 

Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley, California Members of the public are invited to attend free nutrition and diabetes education classes this summer at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang. These classes encourage and support healthy eating habits for all ages.  Led by Clinical Dietitian Stacey Bailey, MS, RD, CDE, all classes are held in the hospital’s conference room (enter through the Physicians Clinic).  Bailey remarked, “Summer time is a great time to practice healthier eating, especially with so many fresh fruits and vegetables available.  Please join me as I share some tips during these informal, free classes.” No RSVP is required and participants can bring their own lunch to eat during the class.  

 

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Free Nutrition & Diabetes Education Class Schedule for Summer 2016:

Friday, June 3, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Grocery Store Tour

Friday, June 10, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Food Allergies

Friday, June 17, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Healthy Eating on a Budget

Friday, July 1, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Fourth of July Treats

Friday, July 8, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Alcohol & Your Health

Friday, July 15,, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Fiber Facts

Friday, July 22, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Deciphering Nutrition Labels

Friday, July 29, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – What is “Clean Eating?”

Monday, August 1, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  - Carbohydrate Counting for Diabetics

Friday, August 5, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Keys to Weight Loss: What Works & What Doesn’t

Monday, August 8, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  - Diabetes Management Options

Friday, August 12, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Paleo Diet

Monday, August 15, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  – Conquering Diabetes Complications

Friday, August 19, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Summer Time Smoothies

Friday, August 26, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Q & A Session: You Ask & The Dietitian Answers

Monday, August 29, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.  – Diabetes & Exercise: What You Need to Know

 

Stacey Bailey, MS, RD, CDE

Bailey joined Cottage Health as clinical dietitian in August 2011.  She provides both inpatient and outpatient dietary management and counseling services, as well as assists in the formulation of meal and menu planning specifically for Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital. One-on-one nutrition sessions with Bailey are also available with a doctor’s referral.  For more information, please contact Bailey directly at 805-694-2351.

About Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital

Founded in 1964, the not-for-profit Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) located at 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang, provides high quality outpatient surgical services, inpatient care, comprehensive imaging (including MRI, CT, digital mammography, ultrasound, X-ray), on-site laboratory, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, physicians specialty clinic and 24-hour emergency services to the community. SYVCH is part of not-for-profit Cottage Health, the leader in providing advanced medical care to the Central Coast region.  Specialties include the Cottage Children’s Medical Center, Level 2 Trauma Center, Neuroscience Institute, Heart & Vascular Center, Center for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Hospital. The Cottage Health medical staff is comprised of more than 700 physicians, many with subspecialties typically found only at university medical centers. In 2015, the Cottage Health hospitals in Goleta, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley provided inpatient care for 19,000 people, treated 76,000 patients through their 24-hour emergency departments and helped deliver 2,200 newborns. For more information, call 805-688-6431 or visit www.cottagehealth.org/syvch

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