For Immediate Release: March 17, 2016
June Martin, SYVCH Foundation Administrator; (805)686-3972 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Zate, Cottage Health Manager of Public Relations; (805)879-8986 or email@example.com
Laura Kath, SYVCHF Public Relations Coordinator; (805)344-1717 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring into Health: Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Offers Free Nutrition & Diabetes Education Classes in April & May 2016
Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley, California— The public is invited to attend free nutrition and diabetes education classes this spring at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital, 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang. Led by Clinical Dietitian Stacey Bailey, MS, RD, CDE, all classes are held in the hospital’s conference room (enter through the Physicians Clinic). These classes encourage and support healthy eating habits for all ages. Bailey remarked, “With spring in full swing, it’s time to get outside, exercise and eat healthier food. Let me share some tips during these informal, free classes. Just come as you are whenever you can, there’s no RSVP required. You’re certainly welcome to bring your own lunch to eat during class. We’re very informal.”
Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital Free Nutrition & Diabetes Education Class Schedule for Spring 2016:
Friday, April 1, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – GMOs Unmasked
Friday, April 15, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Herbs & Spices
Friday, April 22, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Natural Remedies for Digestive Discomfort
Friday, April 29, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Healthy Cooking Tips
Monday, May 2, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Carbohydrate Counting for Diabetics
Friday, May 6, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Inflammation & Your Diet
Monday, May 9, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Diabetes Management Options
Friday, May 13, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – What is a Gluten-Free Diet?
Monday, May 16, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Diabetes & Exercise: What You Need to Know
Friday, May 20, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Healthy Eating on the Go
Monday, May 23, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Conquering Diabetes Complications
Friday, May 27, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. – Omega 3 Fats: Are They For Good for You?
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Stacey Bailey, MS, RD, CDE
Bailey joined Cottage Health as clinical dietitian in August 2011. She provides both inpatient and outpatient dietary management and counseling services, as well as assists in the formulation of meal and menu planning specifically for Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital. One-on-one nutrition sessions with Bailey are also available with a doctor’s referral. For more information, please contact Bailey directly at 805-694-2351.
About Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital
Founded in 1964, the not-for-profit Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) located at 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang, provides high quality outpatient surgical services, inpatient care, comprehensive imaging (including MRI, CT, digital mammography, ultrasound, X-ray), on-site laboratory, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, physicians specialty clinic and 24-hour emergency services to the community. SYVCH is part of not-for-profit Cottage Health, the leader in providing advanced medical care to the Central Coast region. Specialties include the Cottage Children’s Medical Center, Level 2 Trauma Center, Neuroscience Institute, Heart & Vascular Center, Center for Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Hospital. The Cottage Health medical staff is comprised of more than 700 physicians, many with subspecialties typically found only at university medical centers. In 2015, the Cottage Health hospitals in Goleta, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley provided inpatient care for 19,000 people, treated 76,000 patients through their 24-hour emergency departments and helped deliver 2,200 newborns. For more information, call 805-688-6431 or visit www.cottagehealth.org/syvch