Blue Cross Blue Shield September Webinars & Wellness Articles

posted Sep 3, 2011, 11:27 AM by Sara@LS
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 hte available BCBS classes 24 hours a day!  Below is a list of the September classes:
1.  Nutri-Wise- An 8-week program to improve health through three key principles: 1) building a foundation of nutrition knowledge; 2)real-life strategies to improve nutrition and physical activity; and 3) motivation through realistic goal setting and tracking progress.
The class will run: September 29 - November 17 / Noon-1pm
Below is a list of the September OnDemand classes:
1.  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.
2.  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.
3.  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.
4.  Don't Be Suspicious, It's Delicious: More Veggies in Your Diet
Five to nine fruits and vegetables a day, yeah....right? We all know the health befits of vegetables, but what can we do to make them exciting.
5.  Eating Sane in an Insane World
Knowing what to eat and drink is just part of the equation of a healthy lifestyle. Participants will gain a better understanding of the many factors that lead us to choose why, what, and how much to eat and drink.
6.  Start Your Walking Program on the Right Foot
Participants will learn about walking techniques that increase fitness. Also discussed, how distance, time, and speed can be adjusted to meet specific fitness goals.

You can register now for the above mentioned 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 online description indicates whether or not there is an additional participant fee for non-members that participate.
Sep 3, 2011, 11:32 AM
Sep 3, 2011, 11:32 AM