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of the March AND LEARN
issue of the Noon-1 p.m. April
Chehalis Tribal 26: Dr. Alan Whipple
Newsletter for in the PT Room of
the Wellness Center.
a primer on
good and bad DIABETES
cholesterol and WELLNESS CLINIC
actions you can 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
take to acheive May 18: Patients
optimal levels. Go need labs, a
to chehalistribe. medicine review,
org/newsletter. foot/diabetes/
physical exams and
Rita Mercer, a uric acid blood test.
ARNP for the
Chehalis Tribal MONTHLY
Wellness Center, COMMUNITY WALK
educated Lunch Noon May 18: Join
others for a fun
and Learn fitness walk. Starts
participants at the Chehalis Tribal
Wellness Center.
maintaining MAMMOGRAM
cholesterol and CLINIC
sugar levels. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
June 6: With Swedish
Cholesterol, diabetes truths Women’s Wellness
Clinic. Schedule an
Make a big change CONTACT US or avoid the damage done appointment with
in your health with by a bad lifestyle. She used your health care
good food, exercise For questions about your examples to find a better way provider to see if
cholesterol and risk factors or and cautioned about what foods you’re eligible.
The Lunch and Learn on to make an appointment with to avoid.
March 29 discussed cholesterol a health care provider, call ASK AUNTIES/
and diabetes in the PT Room 360-273-5504. Afterward, Christina Hicks HEALTHY FAMILIES
of the Chehalis Tribal Wellness provided recipes for the meal Contact Community
Center. in technical terms but also participants enjoyed that Wellness Manager
provided information on what afternoon. They are all a snap Christina Hicks for
After the food was blessed by types of foods can directly affect to make and tasty. If you would an application. Call
Community Wellness Manager our personal health. like a copy of the recipes, please 360-709-1741.
Christina Hicks, everyone stop by the Wellness Center.
enjoyed the healthy and Rita encouraged a change to FOR MORE
delicious meal she had. a healthier lifestyle to prevent Happy cooking, and hopefully INFORMATION
complications of this we’ll see you at the next Lunch Call Diabetes
It was a great opportunity treatable disease. and Learn presented by Dr. Alan Licensed Practical
to meet the staff, providers and Whipple on April 26. Nurse Sandra
other community members. In this fast-paced Dickenson (360-709-
They are dedicated individuals world, certain foods 1660) or Christina
who continue to educate our that directly affect Hicks (360-709-1741).
small community and helping our health are not
everyone find ways to become easily avoided. But our
healthier. As one might say, an daily choice of foods
ounce of prevention is worth a and getting enough
pound of cure. exercise can change some
of the complications related to
Rita Mercer, ARNP for the diseases.
Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center,
was the guest speaker invited to Of course, prevention is
teach those who came to learn highly recommended to reverse
the truths about cholesterol.

She discussed the issues
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