Blue Cross Blue Shield July Webinars and Articles

posted Jul 12, 2011, 6:22 AM by Sara@LS   [ updated Jul 12, 2011, 6:33 AM ]
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) has both live classes and pre-recorded classes on demand available to you, which allows you to view any of the available BCBS classes 24 hours a day! Below is a list of the July classes:

1.  Cultivating a Stress-Resilient Life
A 4 week program to improve quality of life:
Using an experiential format complemented by practical techniques, this program will help individuals recognize personal habits and patterns that contribute to stress and how we handle it. Participants will explore the choices they make and their connection to stress and find positive ways to address the stress in everyday life. 4 consecutive weeks/1 hour each
The Class will run: July 12 - August 2 /9:00 - 10:00 am

2.  Know Your Numbers
Blood pressure, cholesterol, lipids, glucose, BMI... the numbers go on and on! But what do they mean? Participants will learn what their numbers mean and what they can do to improve their numbers, and when these numbers indicate it's time to see a healthcare professional.

3.  Pre-Diabetes: It's Not Too Late
Participants will explore the different forms of diabetes, the possible signs or symptoms, how it is diagnosed and effective treatment plans.

4.  Thinking About Quitting?
Participants will learn they have a choice and smoking is a habit that can be broken. The instructor will discuss barriers to quitting, local resources for quitting, and review the latest in tobacco-cessation aids.

5.  An Ounce of Prevention: Cancer You Should Know
Lifestyle choices can have an impact on your risk for developing cancer. Participants will gain a better understanding of the role lifestyle plays in cancer prevention. Maybe mom really was right when she said, "Eat your fruits and vegetables."

6.  Creating a Wellness Action Plan
Learn how to improve health and make positive lifestyle changes that last a lifetime. Participants will explore the changes they would like to make and how they can be successful in improving overall health.

You can register now for ongoing classes by visiting the following link:

All classes are free of charge for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City members.

Non-members are allowed to participate in the classes, but there are non-member fees associated with some of the classes. One time presentations are free of charge for everyone. Each class description indicates whether or not there is an additional participant fee for non-members that participate.


Jul 12, 2011, 6:33 AM
Jul 12, 2011, 6:32 AM