Blood Pressure

Would you like to reduce your dependence upon medications to solve chronic health problems, like high blood pressure and cholesterol? New York Times best-selling author Joel Furhman, MD, can show you how with his Nutritrarian diet. This nutrient-dense, plant-rich eating style promotes a healthy lifestyle and has been shown to reverse chronic diseases, including high blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes. Dr. Furhman’s seminar, which is sponsored by the Chambers Center for Well Being, will be held at Morristown Medical Center on Saturday, August 19 from 10:00am to Noon in the Malcom Forbes Amphitheater. A book signing will follow the lecture. Register now >


Blood Pressure Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.
 
Know Your Numbers
Have your blood pressure measured and learn your risk for Type 2 diabetes with a non-fasting finger stick that gives immediate results. Counseling and educational materials will be provided; registration is required.

Mondays, 11:00am to 2:00pm
Overlook Downtown, 357 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ

Tuesday, September 5; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Clark ShopRite, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ

Monday, September 11; 4:00 to 6:00pm
Maplewood Farmers Market, Maplewood Municipal Parking Lot, Maplewood, NJ
(Corner or Springfield Avenue and Yale Street)

Tuesday, September 19; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Union Wellness Center, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

Tuesday, September 26; 1:00 to 3:00pm
North Plainfield Library, 6 Rockview Avenue, North Plainfield, NJ

Tuesday, October 17; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Clark ShopRite, 76 Central Avenue, Clark

For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees > or call 908-598-7997.


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