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Stomp Out Cancer Telethon - Wednesday, March 26

Mar 14, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation is hosting its annual Stomp Out Cancer Telethon on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, from noon to 8pm from The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH. It will be broadcast live on WKTV NewsChannel 2. Dollars raised through this year’s Telethon will help to renovate the Outpatient Infusion Unit to create a calm, comforting and healing environment for patients...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates National Eye Donor Month

Mar 13, 2014
There were five cornea donations made this past year at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and in 2012 two-thirds of families approached about making a cornea donation consented to participate. These incredible gifts helped another person gain a second chance for sight. To bring awareness to the increasing number of individuals requiring corneal transplants, the Eye Bank Association of America...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program to Host Grocery Store Tour at Hannaford in New Hartford

Mar 13, 2014
On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, people with diabetes, pre-diabetes and their family members are invited to grocery shop with a registered dietitian and learn more about their food choices. The grocery store tour, hosted by Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes), will begin at 10am at Hannaford Supermarket located at 4593 Commercial Drive in New...

Chronic Kidney Disease Program - March 25

Mar 11, 2014
The Regional Dialysis Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare offers an educational program for those who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). The program will take place on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from 6pm to 8:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...

Wednesday, March 19 is the Day to Kick Butts!

Mar 10, 2014
  On Wednesday, March 19, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program hosts Take Action: Kick Butts Day. Community members are invited to take a step toward a healthier lifestyle by turning in their tobacco products. Once handed in they have the option of choosing a $5 gift card to Dunkin Donuts or McDonald’s, or a water bottle or tote bag (while...

Diabetes Patient Educates Peers on Taking Control of the Disease

Mar 10, 2014
It is estimated that nearly 26 million people in the United States have diabetes, including an estimated 7 million who remain undiagnosed. On Thursday, March 27, 2014, the Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) will host Robert Gaskins who will present a free educational program about diabetes self-management and lifestyle strategies based on extensive training and his...

FSLH Senior Sunday - March 23

Mar 10, 2014
On Sunday, March 23, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a Senior Sunday: Lunch and Learn Lecture. The topic is “The Past, Present and Future of Cardiac Care,” and will be presented by Cheryl Perry, MA, RN, director of Nursing at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), and Thomas L. Norton, MSHCA, co-coordinators for the Mohawk Valley Heart Institute. Perry and Norton will examine...

T’ai Chi Chih Classes Begin March 25

Mar 10, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering T’ai Chi Chih classes beginning on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Classes are held in eight week sessions on Tuesdays from 4:30pm to 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. Each eight week session costs $60 when prepaid or $10 per class. The...

FSLH and SEMC Form Mohawk Valley Health System

Mar 6, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC) officially announced their affiliation as the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). In December 2013, the Public Health and Health Planning Council of New York State approved their affiliation proposal and the hospitals reached an agreement with the New York State Attorney General’s office. As of midnight on Tuesday,...

Knock Your Socks Off Foot Clinic Offered by Central New York Diabetes Education Program

Mar 3, 2014
At noon on Friday, March 14, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus of FSLH, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area...

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