Train & Takes

Blood Pressure Management

Heart Healthy Choices to Lower Your Blood Pressure

This Train and Take guide provides you training tools to educate your employees about healthy heart choices, understanding what blood pressure is, how to understand your numbers, sodium control, and much more!

This guide provides various means to train your employees on blood pressure management.

Included in the “Train and Take:”

• A weekly question and answer that can be sent out through e-mail over a 6 week period for a fun opportunity to boost awareness.

• A PowerPoint presentation, with notes, that could be presented at a Lunch and Learn.

• Also included are additional items that can be distributed or viewed at the Lunch and Learn and other activities.

◦ a Salt Fact sheet

Blood Pressure and Your Health

Sodium: The Facts

High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

Salt Intake education video

Instructional Video on using an electronic self-blood pressure monitor

◦ printable Blood Pressure Tracking sheet

• Worksite policy and environmental suggestions.

• Online blood pressure education resources:

High Blood Pressure Health Risk Calculator – American Heart Association

Breastfeeding Support in the Workplace

Breastfeeding “Train and Take”

This “Train and Take” is under construction, more resources to come!

This “Train and Take” guide provides you training tools to educate your employees about how to become a Breastfeeding Mother Friendly Employer and more!

This guide provides various means to train your employees on breastfeeding at the workplace.

Included in the “Train and Take:”

• Guide on How to Become a Breastfeeding Mother Friendly Employer

• A weekly question and answer that can be sent out through e-mail over a 6 week period for a fun opportunity to boost awareness.

• A PowerPoint presentation, with notes, that could be presented at a Lunch and Learn.

• Also included are additional items that can be distributed or viewed at the Lunch and Learn and other activities.

◦ add handouts here

• Worksite policy and environmental suggestions.

• Online breastfeeding educaiton resources:

Achievement Certificate – Breastfeeding-FriendlyWorksite

Cancer

Cancer “Train and Take”

This Train and Take guide provides you training tools to educate your employees about cancer screenings, prevention and more!

Included in the “Train and Take:”

• A weekly question and answer that can be sent out through e-mail over a 6 week period for a fun opportunity to boost awareness.

• A PowerPoint presentation, with notes, that could be presented at a Lunch and Learn.

• Fast Facts, handouts that can be distributed or viewed at the Lunch and Learn and other activities:

American Indians and Tobacco Use

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Disabilities

Cancer and Smoking

Colorectal Cancer

Gynecological Cancer

Skin Cancer

• Worksite policy and environmental suggestions.

• Online Resources:

American Indians and Tobacco Use

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Disabilities

Colorectal Cancer

Skin Cancer

Cholesterol Management

Cholesterol Management “Train and Take”

Heart Healthy Choices to Lower Your Cholesterol

This “Train and Take” guide provides you training tools to educate your employees about healthy heart choices, understanding what cholesterol is, how to improve your numbers, portion control, and much more!

This guide provides various means to train your employees on cholesterol management.

Included in the “Train and Take:”

• A weekly question and answer that can be sent out through e-mail over a 10 week period for a fun opportunity to boost awareness.

• A PowerPoint presentation that could be presented at a Lunch and Learn, which includes presentation notes.

• Also included are six one-page handouts that can be e-mailed bi-weekly to those that request further information or can be distributed at the Lunch and Learn and other activities.

◦ Cholesterol and Your Health: Frequently Asked Questions

Handout 1

Handout 2

Handout 3

Handout 4

Handout 5

Handout 6

• Worksite policy and environmental suggestions.

• Online cholesterol education resources:

◦ American Heart Association provides an online pledge you can have your employees complete.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

◦ American Heart Association provides a seven minute, online, heart health assessment that provides suggestions for improvements in your employees health.

Diabetes Management

This “Train and Take” guide provides you training tools to educate your employees about understanding what diabetes is, self-management of the disease such as understanding your numbers and much more!

Included in the “Train and Take:”

• A weekly question and answer that can be sent out through e-mail over a 6 week period for a fun opportunity to boost awareness.

• A PowerPoint presentation that could be presented at a Lunch and Learn, which includes presentation notes. .

• Also included are additional items that can be distributed or viewed at the Lunch and Learn and other activities.

◦ American Diabetes Association – Sample newsletter one and newsletter two

Choose to Live Your Diabetes Survival GuideAmerican Diabetes Association

Designing Your Program and Benefits – Montana Diabetes Project

Diabetes Medicines: What do they do? Montana Diabetes Project

◦ Employee Announcement: Winning at Work: Detecting, Preventing and Managing Diabetes for a Healthy Workplace – American Diabetes Association

Eat Right, Give Your Body What it Needs – American Diabetes Association

Eye Care – Montana Diabetes Project

Foot Care – Montana Diabetes Project

Foot Complications – Montana Diabetes Project

HbA1c: An Important Labe Test for People with Diabetes

Healthy Variety Recipe Sampler – American Diabetes Association

High Blood Pressure and Diabetes – Montana Diabetes Project

Know Your Numbers

My Game Plane: Food and Activity Tracker – American Diabetes Association

National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 2011 CDC

Nerve Damage– Steps to Prevent or Delay – Montana Diabetes Project

Neuropathy – Montana Diabetes Project

Protecting Employee Rights – Montana Diabetes Project

Soul Food Recipe Sampler for People with Diabetes American Diabetes Association

Stroke – Montana Diabetes Project

Supervisor’s Guide to Diabetes – National Diabetes Education Program

What Is Diabetes? – National Diabetes Education Program

• Worksite policy and environmental suggestions.

• Online diabetes education resources:

Diabetes at Work

Diabetic Connect

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