Akron: Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles offers a free monthly lecture series, "NuFit: Nutrition & Fitness Education for a New You!" at all Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health and Wellness Centers. Each hour-long program covers two topics and provides information about the latest in nutrition and fitness, new recipes, tips and more from a registered dietitian and fitness expert. The March class will focus on "Coconut Water: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?" and "Fat Loss vs Weight Loss."
March 7, 6-7 p.m., Stow Health & Wellness Center, 4300 Allen Road, Stow
March 14, 6-7 p.m., Bath Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Akron
March 28, 6-7 p.m., Green Health & Wellness Center, 1940 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown
Please call to register: Stow 330.945.3100, Bath 330.665.8100, or Green 330.896.5000.
Low-Cost Glucose and Cholesterol Screenings
Akron General Community Access & Wellness offers regularly scheduled low-cost glucose and cholesterol screenings throughout the community, including the following dates in March:
March 11 and 28, 8:30-11 a.m., Green Health & Wellness Center, 1940 Town Park Blvd., Uniontown
March 14 and 25, 8:30-11 a.m., Bath Health & Wellness Center, 4125 Medina Road, Akron
March 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Klein’s, 2015 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls
March 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mustard Seed Market, 3885 W. Market Street, Montrose
March 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Acme Fresh Market, 3235 Manchester Road, Akron
To measure LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, be sure to fast for at least twelve hours. No appointments required. Free parking is provided. Screenings are done by a finger-stick test.
Costs range from $12-$58 depending upon the combination of tests ordered. Cash, check or credit card accepted at Akron General Health and Wellness Centers. Cash or check only at other community locations. Please call 330.665.8248 with questions. A schedule with complete dates, times and locations for the year is available at the front desk of each of the Akron General Health and Wellness Centers or at akrongeneral.org/screenings.