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Jun 3, 2014
The Central New York Diabetes Education Program (CNY Diabetes) is offering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) that focuses on treating prediabetes to prevent type 2 diabetes. The program begins on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, and classes will be held conveniently during the day or evening. Type 2 diabetes threatens one in three Americans and 90 percent of these individuals don’t even...
Jun 2, 2014
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) is pleased to make the following medical staff announcement. Rebecca A. Deeley, MD, has joined the Level II Special Care Nursery in The Birthplace at FSLH. The Special Care Nursery is the only Level II in the Mohawk Valley and allows babies to receive treatment close to home and families, which greatly enhances the healing process. Prior to joining FSLH,...
May 30, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke’s Wellness Center is offering new sessions of the following classes. For more information or to register, please call (315) 624-5484 or email wellness@mvnhealth.com. T’ai Chi Chih Class A new eight week session of T’ai Chi Chih begins Tuesday, June 3, 2014. T’ai Chi Chih is a set of 19 movements and one pose focused on the development of intrinsic energy known as Chi....
May 28, 2014
The Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program’s adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes, “Trading Up,” will host the second meeting of the year on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at 6:30pm in the Soggs Room in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. New members are welcome to attend. The group provides an outlet for people to...
May 27, 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, June 10, 2014, from 1pm to 3:30pm in Weaver Lounge at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Registration is required as seating is limited. Contact Cindy Christian, RN, CKD Program...
May 27, 2014
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesdays, June 10, 17 and 24, 2014, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue,...
May 27, 2014
At noon on Friday, June 6, 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...
May 23, 2014
Patricia Roach, MS, RN, NEA-BC, has been named senior vice president/chief nursing officer for the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS). Roach will oversee Nursing Services for MVHS which includes Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and St. Elizabeth Medical Center (SEMC). She will also oversee the St. Elizabeth College of Nursing and the Performance Excellence and Education Departments. Roach received...
May 23, 2014
The Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation will hold its 32nd Annual Golf Open on Monday, June 16, 2014, at Yahnundasis Golf Club, 8639 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford. The proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Outpatient Infusion Unit in The Regional Cancer Center at FSLH. The $300 per person donation includes: 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, dinner for the...
May 21, 2014
On Wednesday, June 4, 2014, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at 6pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The presentation, “Communication After A Stroke: Finding the Right Words,” will be presented by Danielle Furlong, MS, CCC-SLP, speech pathologist...

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