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April 2024 Webinars

Understanding Your Cholesterol 3-week series

April 4th, 11th, and 18th from 2:00 – 3:00 pm ET

Category: Condition Management

Taking steps to manage your cholesterol can help protect your heart. This three-part series will help you understand the role of cholesterol in your health. In Session 1 you will learn about the two types of cholesterol, what your numbers mean and the risk factors. Session 2 will focus on the benefits of healthy habits and lifestyle changes you can make. Session 3 reviews the role medications, supplements and herbs have in cholesterol management.

(Open to Florida Blue members.)

Deskercise

April 9th from 1:00 – 1:45 pm ET

Category: Health Education

Feeling tied to your desk lately? You’re not alone. Many American workers have a desk job and are sedentary for 8 or more hours per day. This type of inactive lifestyle puts you at greater risk for carpal tunnel syndrome, muscle loss, heart disease and more. In this webinar, you will learn fun and easy ways to build activity into your workday – often without even leaving your desk.

(Open to Florida Blue members.)

Ask the Dietitian: Be more Plant-Based

April 10th from 1:00 – 1:45 pm ET

Category: Ask the Dietitian

In this month's Ask the Dietitian live webinar, Lauren Dimitrov, a registered dietitian nutritionist with Florida Blue, will talk about how to be more plant-based with your diet if you are not vegetarian or vegan. She will review plant-based proteins and provide recipe ideas. After a short presentation, Lauren will answer your questions during live Q&A.

(Open to Florida Blue members.)

 

Respiratory Diseases

April 17th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm ET

Category: Ask MD Online Chat

It is important to learn about the different diseases of the respiratory system and get recommendations on how to manage the disease and how to take care of yourself and your loved ones. In this FREE doctor chat, you will learn:

• The anatomy of the respiratory tract

• Upper respiratory infections

• Lower respiratory tract infections

• Viruses versus bacteria and how antibiotics work

• General recommendations on prevention and vaccinations

Don’t miss this opportunity to ask questions directly to a doctor! This online chat is FREE, and you can easily join from your computer or mobile device.

(Open to the community.)

Substance Use Disorder and Treatment

April 18th from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET

Category: Behavioral Health

Substance use is a very popular topic in the world right now. Join Dr. Adam Ligas for a live webinar to learn about challenges that impact treatment for problematic substance use. He will identify strategies to talk about substance use and explore recovery options. You will hear about treatment options that include medications to help with recovery efforts. After the presentation, Dr. Ligas will answer any questions you may have.

(Open to the community.)