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Mindfulness Breath by Breath Class
Stress Reduction Drop-in Class
Free and open to all HSDHC patients and caregivers
Every 3rd Wednesday 4-5 PM
Every 2nd Friday 9:30-10:30 AM
Registration: Drop-in, no registration required
A brief history:
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) was
developed at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in 1979 by
Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn. MBSR uses a combination of mindfulness meditation,
body awareness, and yoga to help reduce stress, chronic pain and promote
What are the benefits to practicing mindfulness and diabetes?Studies have linked mindfulness to reducing depression and diabetes burnout as well as improving A1C, which is the current clinical tool used for identifying effective diabetes self-care. The benefits of developing self-compassion have also shown improved health outcomes with other chronic conditions including cancer, anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD). With these benefits, we hope you can join us or find a mindfulness program that works for you or your loved one living with diabetes!
Learn more about mindfulness-based diabetes research from the American Diabetes Association.
Join our OHSU Team: Ride or walk for the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure!
2016 OHSU Team Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center
Join our team, we need you!
Why? You're awesome and the amazing people who work at OHSU in diabetes care want your energy and passion on our team! This is an opportunity to train, get in shape, and fundraise for diabetes education, advocacy, and research. This ride supports families, kids, teens and adults. Everyone has a place at this event, from beginner rider to experienced century rider!
Team Name: OHSU, Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center
When: Saturday, July 29th, 2017
Where: AmberGlen Park 20025 NW Gibbs Dr. Hillsboro OR, 97006
Registration Fee: $25
Fundraising Minimum: $150 ($50 kids 16 and under)