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Classes, Events, Support Groups

Events and Classes

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 6:30pm

Rush Oak Park Hospital is now offering a new FDA-approved nonsurgical weight-loss procedure. A gastric balloon procedure can assist you in losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Please call to register for a complimentary lecture given by one of our bariatric specialists at...

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 6:30pm

Let's get to the heart of the matter: The differences between men and women go beyond the obvious. While anatomically most hearts are pretty much the same, how and why women develop heart disease is often different from men.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 11:30am

Rush Oak Park Hospital is now offering a new FDA-approved nonsurgical weight-loss procedure. A gastric balloon procedure can assist you in losing weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Please call to register for a complimentary lecture given by one of our bariatric specialists at...

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 6:30pm

Treat your colon right, and reap the rewards, whether that means achieving regularity or warding off cancer. Learn from gastroenterologist and nutritionist at Rush ways to improve your colon health and your quality of life at the same time.
Faraz Bishehsari, MD, PhD, gasroenterologist
Hannah Roosevelt MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, clinical dietitian

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 10:00am

A dance-based exercise class for all levels.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:30pm

Do you have a body mass index (BMI) between 30 and 40 ans want to lose weight? Join us for an information session about a new nonsurgical procedure offered at Rush Oak Park Hospital.

Please call to register for a complimentary lecture given by one of our bariatric specialists at Rush...

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 6:30pm

Ready to hit those outdoor tennis courts? Practicing your softball pitch in the back yard? Ditching the treadmill for more scenic runs through the neighborhood? Before you go and enjoy the activities your love outdoors, take time to get some safety tips from someone who knows: a team doctor for the Chicago White Sox.
Julia Bruene, MD, sports medicine specialist

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 10:00am

Learn the ins and out of managing your blood sugar levels through diet and exercise. A registered dietitian will discuss lifestyle changes that can help you prevent or control type 2 diabetes. Strategies include understanding and controlling carbohydrate intake, getting regular exercise and making healthy choices.
Kathleen Duffy, RDN, registered dietitian

Support Groups

Meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month, 6 to 8 p.m.

Meets quarterly, 9 to 10 a.m.

Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, 2 to 4 p.m.

This group meets the second Saturday of every month (except August) at Rush Oak Park Hospital in the Centennial Room.

The program is an educational and support group for both care-partners and patients. More advanced patients are welcome, though the group is not exclusive to patients at...