Blog RSS https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/ en Health Plus Wellness League https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/health-plus-wellness-league <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Health Plus Wellness League</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=158" hreflang="en">Be Physically Active</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/mcgownpw" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 12/21/2023 - 12:00</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3559" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Health Plus Wellness League"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="" data-themekey="#" height="137" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpWellnessLeague.jpg" width="396" />Join Health <em>Plus</em> Wellness Champions in this inaugural Team Challenge. Over an 8-month season (March-October) teams will compete in a physical activity tracking competition. The team with the most steps at the end of the season will win a Grand Prize package for the team to enjoy! Individual prize winners will be drawn monthly during the season for meeting activity goals.</p> <h3>2024 Wellness League Standings:</h3> <ol><li><strong>Pharmacy Means Business - </strong>6,971,977</li> <li><strong>Snack Overflow<span style="white-space: pre;"> - </span></strong>6,381,122</li> <li><strong>VICTR Stride Squad - </strong>5,945,161</li> <li><strong>Joint Forces - </strong>5,515,213</li> <li><strong>Surgical Step Squad - </strong>5,505,564</li> <li><span style="white-space: pre;"><strong>T</strong></span><strong>he HotSteppers - </strong>5,475,205</li> <li><strong>Walken on Sunshine - </strong>5,054,380</li> <li><strong>The Village People - </strong>4,980,274</li> <li><strong>Tenacious Tullahoma Twenty - </strong>4,857,570</li> <li><strong>The Gold Standards - </strong>4,675,158</li> </ol><p>See full standings <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/PDFs/hp/hp2024WellnessLeagueTable-March.pdf" target="_blank" title="here">here</a>.</p> <h3>Here's how it works:</h3> <p>Each team will need a Health <em>Plus</em> Wellness Champion (formerly Wellness Commodores), who will serve as the Team Captain. The Team Captain must register the team for the Wellness League. Team members will sign up through a Wellness Champion to participate in the challenge. Don't know a Wellness Champion? We can help you find one or help you to become one. <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/health-plus-wellness-commodores" title="Contact us here">Contact us here.</a></p> <h4>How to join the Wellness League:</h4> <p>Health <em>Plus</em> Wellness Champions can register to be a Team Captain here. <em>(Team registration has closed upon the start of the Wellness League season)</em></p> <ol><li>Select your Team Name.</li> <li>Recruit up to 20 VUMC colleagues to join your team.</li> <li>Health <em>Plus</em> will provide a link for you to send your recruits to join your team.</li> </ol><h4>Wellness League Rules:</h4> <p>Record daily steps over the Wellness League Season (March 1 – October 31).</p> <ol><li>A pre-season will be available February 1-29 for teams to build a habit of tracking steps daily.</li> <li>Steps can be tracked digitally one of two ways: <ul><li>Digitally with the MyCap Classic app or</li> <li>Connect with Fitbit to sync your steps.</li> <li>If you do not have a step tracker, <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/PDFs/hp/hpStepConversionChart.pdf" rel="noreferrer noopener" title="convert">convert</a> your physical activity with our Step Conversion Chart to add via the MyCap Classic app.</li> </ul></li> <li>Track your Team's progress on the Wellness League Leader Board.</li> <li>The Leader Board will be updated the first Wednesday of each month.</li> <li>Monthly steps must be recorded by the first Sunday of the following month (i.e., March steps must be recorded by April 7). Unreported steps cannot rollover to the next month. If you forget to enter your steps, they cannot be counted.</li> </ol><h4>Win Prizes!</h4> <ul><li>The Team with the most steps at the end of the Wellness League season will win a Grand Prize package to be announced, as well as Wellness League Champion T-shirts.</li> <li>The Wellness Champion Captain will earn 2 Club Level tickets to a Nashville SC game.</li> <li>League Participants are eligible to win $20 eGift cards monthly.</li> <li>A random prize drawing raffle will take place each month.</li> <li>Participants must log at least 200,000 steps per month to qualify for the gift card raffle.</li> </ul><h4>Earn Bonus Steps to add to your Season Totals:</h4> <ul><li>Register your team before January 31, 2024, to earn 10 million bonus steps towards your season total. Missed the January 31 deadline? No problem, you can still register and compete in this competition. Your team is not eligible for the early sign-up bonus if registered after January 31, 2024.</li> <li>Encourage your team members to complete their annual <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/step-1-health-risk-assessment" title="Health Risk Assessment (HRA)">Health Risk Assessment (HRA) </a>before October 31, 2024, to earn 1 million bonus steps per person (maximum one HRA per person).</li> <li>Beat the Health <em>Plus</em> team step total to earn 5 million bonus steps!</li> <li>Bonus steps earned will be added to your team's cumulative total following the conclusion of the season.</li> </ul><p> </p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=211" hreflang="en">Exercise</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 21 Dec 2023 18:00:56 +0000 harnessg 3559 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness March is National Kidney Month https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/march-national-kidney-month <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">March is National Kidney Month</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=169" hreflang="en">Identify and Reduce Health Risks</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/mcgownpw" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 03/02/2023 - 10:18</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3504" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to March is National Kidney Month"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>March is National Kidney Month, and March 14 is World Kidney Day. World Kidney Day is a global campaign that aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.</p> <p>Join with Vanderbilt University Medical Center to know the facts and raise awareness about steps to reduce the risk of kidney disease. </p> <p><strong>World Kidney Day Health Fair</strong></p> <p><strong>Thursday, March 14, Medical Center Plaza outside of Light Hall, 11:00 am-1:00 pm</strong></p> <p>Join Health <em>Plus</em> for this free VUMC employee event. Speak with vendors from the Tennessee Kidney Foundation to benefit your kidney health. Health &amp; Wellness vendors will also be on-site to provide free biometric screenings and resources to support your physical and mental health. </p> <p>VUMC employees who attend this fair can enter a raffle to win $25 eGift cards!</p> <p> </p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=237" hreflang="en">Prevention</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=242" hreflang="en">Risk Reduction</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 02 Mar 2023 16:18:20 +0000 harnessg 3504 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness From Canned to Cooked https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/canned-cooked <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">From Canned to Cooked</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=173" hreflang="en">Living Healthy, Feeling Good</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/harnessg-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 07/27/2022 - 15:43</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3456" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to From Canned to Cooked"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>​<strong>Learn</strong></p> <p>Are canned foods as healthy as fresh foods?</p> <p>Shelf-stable foods, such as canned beans, vegetables, fruits, and meats, have gotten a bad reputation. This is because some canned foods contain added sodium, sugar, or fat, changing the nutrition of the fresh version. The good news is there are canned foods that do not contain these added ingredients, so they are just as nutritious as the fresh versions!</p> <p><strong>Which foods should I buy canned?</strong></p> <p><strong>Proteins:</strong></p> <ul><li><strong>Beans </strong>are often underrated, but they are packed with fiber, vitamins, and protein.  <ul><li>Did you know? Fiber helps prevent disease! In addition to helping lower your cholesterol, it also contributes to your overall colon health. Fiber is great for digestion and keeps you feeling full for longer. </li> </ul></li> <li><strong>Meats and fish</strong> are often less expensive and last longer than the fresh versions. Consider adding canned tuna, salmon, and even chicken to your grocery basket.</li> </ul><p><strong>Fruits and Vegetables:</strong></p> <ul><li>Equally as nutritious as fresh versions</li> <li>Cost less than fresh varieties but can last for months in your pantry</li> <li>Naturally low in sodium* and saturated fat, both of which can cause health issues if consumed in high amounts</li> </ul><p>*Remember to look for low or no sodium (no salt added) on the label.</p> <p>Check out this grocery guide – which can help you pick out what to buy at your next store visit!</p> <p><strong>Handout</strong></p> <p><img alt="" height="2000" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpCannedFoodsGroceryGuide.png" width="800" /><br /><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/PDFs/hp/hpCannedFoodsGroceryGuide.pdf" target="_blank" title="Canned Foods Grocery Guide">Canned Foods Grocery Guide</a></p> <p><strong>Practice</strong></p> <p>Make one meal this week using mostly shelf-stable items. Remember to look for low- or no-sodium, low-fat or fat-free, and no added sugars!</p> <p><strong>Recipes </strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/PDFs/hp/hpSimpleSalmonPatties.pdf" target="_blank" title="Simple Salmon Patties">Simple Salmon Patties</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/PDFs/hp/hpChickpeaSaladwithLemonandDill.pdf" target="_blank" title="Chickpea Salad with Lemon and Dill">Chickpea Salad with Lemon and Dill</a></p> <p><strong>References</strong></p> <ol><li>Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. <a href="https://www.eatright.org/food/vitamins-and-supplements/nutrient-rich-foods/are-canned-foods-nutritious-for-my-family" target="_blank" title="Are Canned Foods Nutritious for My Family?">Are Canned Foods Nutritious for My Family?</a> Accessed May 18, 2022.</li> <li>Freedman MR, Fulgoni VL. Canned Vegetable and Fruit Consumption Is Associated with Changes in Nutrient Intake and Higher Diet Quality in Children and Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2010. <em>Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics</em>. 2016;116(6):940-948. doi:<a href="https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2015.10.013" target="_blank" title="10.1016/j.jand.2015.10.013">10.1016/j.jand.2015.10.013</a></li> <li>American Heart Association. <a href="https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/nutrition-basics/the-benefits-of-beans-and-legumes" target="_blank" title="The Benefits of Beans and Legumes">The Benefits of Beans and Legumes</a>. <a href="http://www.heart.org">www.heart.org</a>. Accessed May 18, 2022.</li> </ol></div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=223" hreflang="en">Healthy Eating</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Wed, 27 Jul 2022 20:43:49 +0000 harnessg 3456 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Health Plus Pacers https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/health-plus-pacers <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Health Plus Pacers</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=158" hreflang="en">Be Physically Active</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/mcgownpw" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 03/29/2022 - 09:40</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3433" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Health Plus Pacers"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="Health Plus Pacers" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpHealthPlusPacers.gif" class="align-right" /></p> <p>Health <em>Plus </em>Pacers is a VUMC community walking &amp; running club. Participate in a weekly on-campus walk or run with colleagues, or digitally document your personal walk or run for the week to help foster a culture of physical activity. 15 weekly participations (on-campus attendance or submitting your activity virtually) earns a Health <em>Plus </em>Pacers t-shirt!</p> <p><strong>Here's how it works:</strong></p> <p>Complete a weekly walk or run April through October. On-campus walking at VUMC every Thursdays at 12pm. Walks will begin and end in the plaza outside of <a href="https://maps.app.goo.gl/rUAnARYVNqKZcs8q9" target="_blank" title="Langford Auditorium">Langford Auditorium</a>, and will last 30 to 45 minutes. On-site activites will be cancelled in the event on inclement weather. </p> <p>Interested in on-site running? <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/contact-health-plus" title="Contact">Contact</a> Health <em>Plus</em> to coordinate a weekly on-site run around the VUMC campus. </p> <p><strong>Not on campus? Participate digitally!</strong></p> <p>Submit your weekly walk or run via <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=TNTDWHX9XECP3LHL" target="_blank" title="Redcap here">Redcap here</a>. 15 weekly participations will earn you a Health <em>Plus</em> Pacers T-shirt! Upon the end of the program in October, Health <em>Plus</em> will contact you regarding your t-shirt size and delivery. </p> <p><strong>Sign-up for the Health </strong><em><strong>Plus </strong></em><strong>Pacers email list</strong></p> <p>Receive email updates each Monday that incule the on-site routes for the week, as well as a Health <em>Plus</em> physical activity tip! Be the first to know of cancelled or re-scheduled on-site activites. Join the mailing list via <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=LN7R87LDMYPWCHTY" target="_blank" title="Redcap here">Redcap here</a>. </p> <p><strong>Earn in Go for the Gold in 2024!</strong></p> <p>Document your participation in the Health <em>Plus</em> Pacers in the <a href="https://hwip.app.vumc.org/hwip/gftg_wal_detail.jsp?id=92" target="_blank" title="GO WILD">GO WILD</a> in the Wellness Actions Log.  <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/about-go-gold" title="Learn more">Learn more</a> about how you can earn $240 in Wellness Credit with Go for the Gold.</p> <p> </p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=211" hreflang="en">Exercise</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=262" hreflang="en">Walking Events</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=222" hreflang="en">Group Fitness</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 29 Mar 2022 14:40:11 +0000 harnessg 3433 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Fit for Fall https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/fit-fall <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Fit for Fall</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=158" hreflang="en">Be Physically Active</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/harnessg-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 07/20/2021 - 10:07</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3357" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Fit for Fall"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="Fit for Fall" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpFitforFall.png" width="259" class="align-right" />Join the Fit for Fall Step Challenge to get active this autumn! Compete with colleagues or just have fun recording your steps to celebrate the season - and for a chance to win prizes!</p> <p><strong>Here's how it works:</strong> <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=NDAR8RTX7K4LYHL7" target="_blank" title="Register beginning September 13">Register beginning September 13</a> </p> <p>Record daily steps between September 18 - October 16: </p> <ul><li>Digitally with the MyCap app <em> <strong>or</strong></em></li> <li>Logging manually with a document provided by Health <em>Plus</em> <em> <strong>or</strong></em></li> <li>Connect with Fitbit to sync your steps</li> </ul><p>Logging 100,000 steps will earn you the "How to Increase Your Activity with Health <em>Plus</em> Step Challenges" action in the Wellness Actions Log for Go for Gold, as well as entry into the prize drawing for $25 eGift cards!</p> <p>Learn more <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus/health-plus-step-challenges" title="here">here</a>.</p> <p><strong>Bonus for 2023!</strong> </p> <p>Register for the American Heart Association 2023 Greater Nashville Heart Walk on September 23, 2023, and earn 100,000 bonus steps in this year’s Fit for Fall Step Challenge! This 100,000 step bonus will earn participants the “How to Increase Your Activity with Health <em>Plus</em> Step Challenges” action in the Wellness Actions Log for Go for the Gold, as well as an entry into the prize drawing. </p> <p>Register for the Vanderbilt Team in the 2023 Greater Nashville Heart Walk <a href="https://www2.heart.org/site/SPageServer/?pagename=heartwalk_register&amp;fr_id=9074" target="_blank" title="walk">here</a>. </p> <p>You must confirm your registration to be eligible for the bonus steps. Confirm your Heart Walk registration <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=X9EW7XDTDY3HWWDC" target="_blank" title="here">here</a>. </p> <p>Deadline to log your steps digitally with Fitbit, MyCap, or manually submit your log is October 22. Logs can be attached and submitted via email to <a href="mailto:health.plus@vumc.org">health.plus@vumc.org</a>. </p> <p>Get stepping and good luck!</p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=211" hreflang="en">Exercise</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:07:34 +0000 harnessg 3357 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Health Plus Step Challenges https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/health-plus-step-challenges <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Health Plus Step Challenges</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=158" hreflang="en">Be Physically Active</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/mcgownpw" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:27</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3342" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Health Plus Step Challenges"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="Step Challenge" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpStepChallenges.png" class="align-right" />​Compete with colleagues or just have fun recording your steps to celebrate health for a chance to win great prizes. The more steps you accumulate, the more prize drawing entries you achieve!</p> <h3>Here's how it works:</h3> <p><strong>Record daily steps</strong> over a 4-week Challenge period</p> <ul><li>Digitally with the MyCap app <strong><em>or</em></strong></li> <li>Logging manually with a document provided by Health <em>Plus <strong>or</strong></em></li> <li>Connect with FitBit to sync your steps</li> </ul><p>Logs can be attached and submitted via email to <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/healthplus/contact" title="Health Plus">Health <em>Plus</em></a></p> <p><strong>You are entered for Prize Drawings </strong>for number of steps recorded:</p> <ul><li>1 entry for 100,000 steps (~3,500 steps daily average)</li> <li>2 entries for 150,000 steps</li> <li>3 entries for 200,000 steps</li> <li>4 entries for 250,000 steps (~9,000 steps daily average)</li> </ul><p><strong>Winners drawn receive</strong> $25 gift cards!</p> <p><strong>How can I track my steps? </strong>Steps can be tracked several ways:</p> <ul><li>Wearable devices like Fitbit, Garmin, or Apple Watch</li> <li>Smartphone apps like iHealth or Google Fit</li> </ul><p><strong>What if I don't Have a Step Tracker? </strong></p> <ul><li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/PDFs/hp/hpStepConversionChart.pdf" target="_blank" title="Convert">Convert</a> your physical activity with our Step Conversion Chart</li> </ul><h3><strong>Step Challenges for 2024</strong></h3> <ul><li><strong>Step for Your Heart</strong> (February 1-29) <em> Register beginning January 25</em></li> <li><strong>Active in April</strong> (April 1-30) <em> <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=CPNRWE4K8NFA4TFF" target="_blank" title="Register beginning March 25">Register beginning March 25</a></em></li> <li><strong>Move in May</strong> (May 1-31) <em>Register beginning April 25</em></li> <li><strong>Spring into Summer</strong> (June 17-July 15) <em>Register beginning June 10</em></li> <li><strong>Fit for Fall</strong> (September 16-October 14) <em> Register beginning September 10</em></li> <li><strong>Step for the</strong> <strong>Holidays </strong>(December 1-31) <em> Register beginning November 25</em></li> </ul><p>Get Stepping and Good Luck!</p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=211" hreflang="en">Exercise</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:27:34 +0000 harnessg 3342 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Step For Your Heart Challenge https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/step-your-heart-challenge <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Step For Your Heart Challenge</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=158" hreflang="en">Be Physically Active</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/mcgownpw" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 01/28/2021 - 14:00</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3328" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Step For Your Heart Challenge"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="Step for your Heart" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpStepForYourHeart.png" width="350" class="align-right" /></p> <p>Celebrate heart health and compete with colleagues or just have fun recording your steps to celebrate health for a chance to win great prizes. The more steps you accumulate, the more prize drawing entries you achieve!</p> <p><strong>Here's how it works:</strong> <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus/health-plus-step-challenges" title="Register here">Register here</a> beginning January 27.</p> <p><strong>Record daily steps</strong> over a 4-week Challenge period February 1-29.</p> <ul><li>Digitally with the MyCap app <strong><em>or</em></strong></li> <li>Logging manually with a document provided by Health <em>Plus <strong>or</strong></em></li> <li>Connect with FitBit to sync your steps</li> </ul><p><strong>Deadline</strong><strong> to log your steps digitally with MyCap, or manually submit your log is </strong><strong>March 4.</strong></p> <p><strong>You are entered for Prize Drawings </strong>for number of steps recorded:</p> <ul><li>1 entry for 100,000 steps (~3,500 steps daily average)</li> <li>2 entries for 150,000 steps</li> <li>3 entries for 200,000 steps</li> <li>4 entries for 250,000 steps (~9,000 steps daily average)</li> </ul><p><strong>Winner's drawn will recieve</strong> $25 eGift Cards!</p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=202" hreflang="en">Count On Your Heart</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=211" hreflang="en">Exercise</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 28 Jan 2021 20:00:00 +0000 harnessg 3328 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Lifestyle Coaching https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/lifestyle-coaching <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Lifestyle Coaching</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=175" hreflang="en">Manage Weight</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/admin" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:18</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/2243" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Lifestyle Coaching"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpLifestyleCoachingLogo.png" style="margin: 5px; width: 250px; height: 250px; vertical-align: baseline;" />Health Plus provides personal lifestyle coaching as a benefit for VUMC faculty/staff and spouses. Lifestyle coaching can help you find the motivation and tools to reach your goals. Goals might include losing weight, being more physically active, eating better, quitting smoking, or lowering stress. Your coach will offer guidance, support, and accountability along the way. Begin the process by completing your annual <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/healthplus/go-for-the-gold/step1" title="Health Assessment">Health Assessment​</a>. <strong>Coaching is available by telephone or video call, or in-person during Health Plus <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/hours-operation" title="office hours">office hours</a>.</strong></p> <p>What does lifestyle coaching include?</p> <ul><li><strong>Initial session:</strong> 45-60 minute session about what you want to accomplish, your strengths, challenges, and vision for your well-being. You will create a plan to start achieving your goals.</li> <li><strong>Monthly contact:</strong> 20-30 minute session to evaluate and refine your plan.</li> <li><strong>Follow-up:</strong> 20-30 minute session at six months to assess progress and determine next steps.</li> </ul><p>Meet the Health <em>Plus</em> Lifestyle Coaches!</p> <ul><li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/person/emily-cox-nbc-hwc-ches" title="Emily Cox">Emily Cox</a>, NBC-HWC, CHES</li> <li>Sofiya Stasiv, Holistic Lifestyle &amp; Wellness Coach, BSN, RN, BC-NC</li> <li>DeOnna Clark, MOT, OTR/L</li> </ul><p><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=E9RY7444FY" target="_blank" title="Complete">Complete</a> this short form to make an appointment with a Lifestyle Coach.</p> <p>Keywords: Setting a Goal, Goal Setting, Lifestyle Coaching, Change, Health Coaching, Health Coach, Lifestyle Coach, Exercise, Nutrition, Stress, Smoking, Quit Smoking, Weight</p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=196" hreflang="en">Coaching</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=208" hreflang="en">Eat Move Feel</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Fri, 22 Jan 2021 00:18:08 +0000 admin 2243 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness TASTE https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/taste <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TASTE</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=162" hreflang="en">Eat Healthy</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/admin" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 01/11/2021 - 13:03</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/2869" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to TASTE"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="" class="alignright size-full wp-image-7468" height="200" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpTASTE2020logo.png" width="200" />TASTE now exists as part of <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus/nutrition-corner">Nutrition Corner</a>! We’ve taken the best of TASTE and Nutrition Corner and combined them into one solid resource upon which you can rely. Participants will continue to receive up-to-date nutrition information and a variety of recipes straight to your inbox all year long!</p> <p><br /><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=H8PNWRMCNMRA77FD" target="_blank">Sign up</a> to receive an email when a new monthly module is available!</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p><a health-wellness="" href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=H8PNWRMCNMRA77FD" https:="" news-resource-articles="" target="_blank&gt;Sign up&lt;/a&gt; to receive an email when a new monthly module is available!&lt;/p&gt;&#10;&#10;&lt;p&gt; &lt;/p&gt;&#10;&#10;&lt;p&gt; &lt;/p&gt;&#10;&#10;&lt;p&gt;&lt;a data-cke-saved-href=" taste-archive="" www.vumc.org=""><strong>V</strong></a><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/news-resource-articles/taste-archive" title="View"><strong>iew</strong></a><strong> the TASTE Archives for past TASTE content!</strong></p> <p>Watch this video to learn more about the TASTE experience:</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/pjgiU4nF5h0" title="YouTube video player" width="560"></iframe> </p> <p> </p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=223" hreflang="en">Healthy Eating</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=232" hreflang="en">Nutrition</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Mon, 11 Jan 2021 19:03:17 +0000 admin 2869 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness TASTE Archive https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/taste-archive <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TASTE Archive</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=162" hreflang="en">Eat Healthy</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/harnessg" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">mcgownpw</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 01/10/2021 - 14:03</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3112" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to TASTE Archive"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>TASTE is a 10-week nutrition series offered yearly. It is designed to increase knowledge of evidence-based nutrition information and improve healthy eating behaviors. In addition, you will find delicious recipes and a challenge step to help you apply the content.</p> <h3>TASTE 2019</h3> <ol><li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/good-mood-foods" target="" title="Good Mood Foods">Good Mood Foods</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/down-root-plant-based-diets" target="" title="Down to the Root of Plant-Based Diets">Down to the Root of Plant-Based Diets</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/artificial-sweeteners-no-sugar-coating" target="" title="Artificial Sweeteners: No Sugar-Coating">Artificial Sweeteners: No Sugar-Coating</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/eating-seasons" target="" title="Eating with the Seasons">Eating with the Seasons</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/organic-truth" target="" title="The Organic Truth">The Organic Truth</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/dish-dining-out" target="" title="The Dish on Dining Out">The Dish on Dining Out</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/mediterranean-madness" target="" title="Mediterranean Madness">Mediterranean Madness</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/juice-juicing" target="" title="The Juice on Juicing">The Juice on Juicing</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/nutrition-night-owls" target="" title="Nutrition for Night Owls">Nutrition for Night Owls</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/myplate-your-way" target="" title="MyPlate Your Way">MyPlate Your Way</a></li> </ol><h3>TASTE 2020</h3> <ol><li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/alcohol-sugar-and-caffeine-oh-my" target="" title="Alcohol, Sugar, and Caffeine, Oh My!">Alcohol, Sugar, and Caffeine, Oh My!</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/decoding-nutrition-claims" target="" title="Decoding Nutrition Claims">Decoding Nutrition Claims</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/grill-no-guilt" target="" title="Grill with No Guilt">Grill with No Guilt</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/secret-life-vegetables" target="" title="The Secret Life of Vegetables">The Secret Life of Vegetables</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/eating-energy" target="" title="Eating for Energy">Eating for Energy</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/taste-rainbow" target="" title="Taste the Rainbow">Taste the Rainbow</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/got-milk" target="" title="Got Milk?">Got Milk?</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/beyond-fresh" target="" title="Beyond Fresh">Beyond Fresh</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/gut-check" target="" title="Gut Check-in">Gut Check-in</a></li> <li><a bites="" href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/budget-bites" target="" title=";&quot;Budget">Budget Bites</a></li> </ol><h3>TASTE 2021</h3> <ol><li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/eating-your-emotions" title="Eating Your Emotions">Eating Your Emotions</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/dont-wait-hydrate" title="Don't Wait to Hydrate!">Don't Wait to Hydrate!</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/pumped-protein" title="Pumped Up for Protein">Pumped Up for Protein</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/eat-beat-anxiety" title="Eat to Beat Anxiety">Eat to Beat Anxiety</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/power-plants" title="The Power of Plants">The Power of Plants</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/pumping-iron" title="Pumping Iron">Pumping Iron</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/smart-sweets" title="Smart Sweets">Smart Sweets</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/ditching-dairy" title="Ditching Dairy?">Ditching Dairy?</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/bake-better-baked-goods" title="Bake Better Baked Goods">Bake Better Baked Goods</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/calming-cuisines" title="Calming Cuisines">Calming Cuisines</a></li> </ol></div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=223" hreflang="en">Healthy Eating</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=232" hreflang="en">Nutrition</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Sun, 10 Jan 2021 20:03:45 +0000 mcgownpw 3112 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Diabetes Prevention Program https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/diabetes-prevention-program <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Diabetes Prevention Program</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=169" hreflang="en">Identify and Reduce Health Risks</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/admin" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 01/07/2021 - 14:48</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/2554" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Diabetes Prevention Program"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Health <em>Plus</em> offers the National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) to support VUMC faculty/staff and spouses in preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes.</p> <p>Through the program you will gain:</p> <ul><li>Connections to others in the VUMC community who are working toward the same goals.</li> <li>Skills to help you eat healthier, be more active, and reduce stress.</li> <li>Access to a trained lifestyle coach for one year.</li> </ul><p>There is no charge to participate in the program. Informational webinars will be held on March 15 and 20 at 12:00pm (noon). <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=H9JYC8M78HPHPEWN" target="_blank" title="Register Today">Register Today!</a></p> <p><strong>Eligibility</strong></p> <p>If you have a <a href="https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm" target="_blank" title="Body Mass Index">Body Mass Index</a> of 25 or higher (23 or higher if you are of Asian descent) and are <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=PPWTNR4XPYAMKNPA" target="_blank" title="at risk">at risk</a> for developing type 2 diabetes, then you may be eligible to participate.</p> <p>You can determine your risk by:</p> <ul><li><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=PPWTNR4XPYAMKNPA" target="_blank" title="Taking">Taking</a> the "Prediabetes Risk Test".</li> <li>Having one of the following blood tests done by a healthcare professional: <ul><li><strong>Fasting glucose test</strong>. This measures blood glucose in people who have not eaten anything for at least eight hours. Results of 100 to 125 mg/dL indicate prediabetes.</li> <li><strong>Glucose tolerance test</strong>. This test is typically given during pregnancy to check for gestational diabetes. Women who have had gestational diabetes are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.</li> <li><strong>Hemoglobin A1c test</strong>. This test measures the amount of glucose that is on the red blood cells. Fasting is not necessary. An A1c value of 5.7% to 6.4% indicates prediabetes.</li> </ul></li> </ul><p><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/healthplus/contact" title="Contact">Contact</a> Health <em>Plus</em> to learn more! </p> <p><strong>Referrals:</strong></p> <p>Healthcare providers can refer eligible faculty/staff and spouses in the following ways:</p> <ul><li>VUMC providers use one of these options in eStar: <ul><li>Send In Basket message To: "P HEALTH PLUS CLINICAL"</li> <li>Use Ambulatory Referral order "Ambulatory referral to Health Plus" or "REF407"</li> </ul></li> <li>Other providers use this <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=WAX88MJJ3K48LLHJ" target="_blank" title="form">form</a>.</li> </ul></div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=196" hreflang="en">Coaching</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=206" hreflang="en">Diabetes Prevention</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=227" hreflang="en">Managing a Healthy Weight</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=263" hreflang="en">Weight Management</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=264" hreflang="en">Weight Management Programs</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:48:59 +0000 admin 2554 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Spring into Summer https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/spring-summer <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Spring into Summer</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/service-articles-health-plus?cat=175" hreflang="en">Manage Weight</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/harnessg-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:39</span> <a href="/blog-post-rss/3264" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Spring into Summer"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><br /><img align="right" alt="Spring into Summer" data-themekey="#" height="50%" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpSpringIntoSummer.png" />Celebrate good health this season with Health <em>Plus</em> Spring into Summer! Choose from 2 options (or choose both) depending on your health and wellness goals. With both options you could win PRIZES!</p> <p><strong>Option One - Weight Maintenance during the Season</strong></p> <p>Submit an initial weigh-in at the beginning of June (5th-16th). Participants will recieve weekly resources to promote good health this summer! After 4 weeks, submit a final weigh-in in July (17th-28th). </p> <p>Earn Rewards: Mainatin your weight (gain no more than 2 pounds) to be entered into a prize drawing, 10 winners will receive a $50 eGift card! </p> <p>How to Submit Your Weigh-ins:</p> <ul><li>Self Report: If you have access to a scale, you can securely upload your weight with <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=RFDHAXW348DXCPDW" target="_blank" title="Redcap here">Redcap here</a>.</li> <li>In-person: Attend a <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/news-resource-articles/know-your-numbers" title="Know Your Numbers">Know Your Numbers</a> event to weigh-in.</li> <li>Weigh with Higi: VUMC faculty and staff can check weight with Higi machines. Conncet your Higi account <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/resource-articles-blog/check-weight-and-blood-pressure-higi-campus-and-across-country" title="here">here</a>, then <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=4MK8MWEPNR8LYTDC" target="_blank" title="complete this survey">complete this survey </a>to allow Health <em>Plus</em> to retrieve your measurement taken during the challenge dates.</li> </ul><p><strong>Option Two - Spring into Summer Step Challenge</strong></p> <p><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=FPTXW4JNR7KE4YPX" target="_blank" title="Register beginning June 14">Register beginning June 14</a>. Record steps daily over a 4 week period (June 19-July 17), and earn entries into a prize drawing for number of steps recorded:</p> <ul><li>1 entry for 100,000 steps (~3,500 steps daily average) </li> <li>2 entries for 150,000 steps </li> <li>3 entries for 200,000 steps </li> <li>4 entries for 250,000 steps (~9,000 steps daily average) </li> </ul><p>20 winners will recieve a $25 eGift card! The deadline to submit your steps is July 23.</p> <p><strong>Earn in Go for the Gold: </strong>Completing both an initial and final weigh-in in the Weight Maintenance Challenge &amp; logging at least 100,000 steps in the Step Challenge will count towards completion of 2 of the 5 actions needed this year for Go for the Gold Step 2: Wellness Actions Log!</p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?tag=263" hreflang="en">Weight Management</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?tag=227" hreflang="en">Managing a Healthy Weight</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 19 May 2020 18:39:47 +0000 harnessg 3264 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Active in April! https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/active-april <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Active in April!</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?cat=158" hreflang="en">Be Physically Active</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/users/harnessg-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 03/26/2020 - 09:39</span> <a href="/health-wellness/blog-post-rss/3247" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Active in April!"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="Active in April" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpActiveInApril.png" width="250" />Being physically active is one of the best ways to keep our bodies healthy and improve our overall well-being. This spring, join Health <em>Plus</em> in getting more Active in April with three opportunities to help you increase activity that can easily fit into your daily routine. </p> <p><strong>National Walking Day - Wednesday, April 5 </strong></p> <p>Join Health <em>Plus</em> in celebrating National Walking Day on April 5! Visit the National Walking Day Fair in the plaza outside <a href="https://goo.gl/maps/AvNSfQCtXx3ZzT9U9" target="_blank" title="Langford Auditorium">Langford Auditorium</a> from 11am-1pm. Attendees can receive information on Health <em>Plus</em> physical activity programming and participate in a raffle to win $25 gift cards! On-site Walks will be lead across the Vanderbilt campus, beginning at approximately 11:15am, 11:45am, 12:15pm, 12:45pm, and last 20 minutes.</p> <p>Not on-site at VUMC? No problem! Just submit your Walking Day activity digitally to receive entry into the raffle! Submit your activity via <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=FHXDARXK7XCMM7XA" target="_blank" title="Redcap here">Redcap here</a>.</p> <p><strong>Active in April Step Challenge – April 1-30</strong></p> <p>Compete with colleagues or just have fun recording your steps for a chance to win great prizes. The more steps you accumulate, the more prize drawing entries you receive! Here's how it works: <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/health-plus-step-challenges" title="Register beginning March 27">Register beginning March 27</a>. Record daily steps April 1-30 digitally with MyCap, syncing with Fitbit, or logging manually with a document provided by Health <em>Plus.</em> Win one of 20 $25 eGift cards!</p> <p><strong>Health </strong> <strong> <em>Plus</em></strong><strong> Pacers – Beginning April 2</strong></p> <p>Health <em>Plus</em> Pacers is a VUMC community walking &amp; running club! Participate in a weekly Health <em>Plus</em> onsite walk or run with colleagues, or digitally document your personal walk or run for the week to help foster a culture of physical activity. VUMC employees who meet participation goals can earn a Health <em>Plus</em> Pacers t-shirt! Health <em>Plus</em> Pacers begins April 2 and runs through October 28. <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/health-plus-pacers" title="Learn more">Learn more</a> about Health <em>Plus</em> Pacers.</p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:39:12 +0000 harnessg 3247 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness VWell Connect https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/vwell-connect <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">VWell Connect</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=158" hreflang="en">Be Physically Active</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/mcgownpw" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">harnessg</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 01/21/2020 - 15:00</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3228" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to VWell Connect"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="VWell Connect" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpVWellConnectLogo.png" width="250" /></p> <p>Welcome to VWell Connect! A place to connect with the VUMC community.</p> <p>We're glad you're here to connect over shared activity interests, and your participation is greatly appreciated. </p> <p><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/external_modules/?prefix=vanderbilt_meet_ups&amp;page=meet-ups&amp;NOAUTH=&amp;pid=92233" target="_blank" title="connect"><strong>Connect</strong></a><strong> now</strong><strong> with these three easy steps</strong>!</p> <ol><li>Complete an activity profile</li> <li>Share your preferred interests such as hiking, tennis, and golf</li> <li>Contact other VUMC members who enjoy the same activities!</li> </ol><p>Help us spread the word and watch our numbers grow! Build your profile and <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/external_modules/?prefix=vanderbilt_meet_ups&amp;page=meet-ups&amp;NOAUTH=&amp;pid=92233" target="_blank" title="connect">connect</a> with fellow VUMC employees.</p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 21 Jan 2020 21:00:09 +0000 harnessg 3228 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Healthier You Presents https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/healthier-you-presents <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Healthier You Presents</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=168" hreflang="en">Health Plus Classes</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/harnessg" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">mcgownpw</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 12/21/2018 - 09:29</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3126" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Healthier You Presents"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="Healthier You Presents" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpHealthierYouPresents.png" width="350" class="align-right" /></p> <p> </p> <p>What was previously known as Healthier You Presents has now transformed into a monthly podcast series called, <strong>Healthier You: A Vanderbilt Health &amp; Wellness Podcast</strong>. Each month there will be a short, 10-minute monthly episode packed with all the latest tips and resources you need on trending health topics. To listen to the latest episode, visit <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/healthier-you-podcast" title="Healthier You: A Vanderbilt Health &amp; Wellness Podcast">Healthier You: A Vanderbilt Health &amp; Wellness Podcast</a>. You can also find this podcast on your favorite podcast app by searching, “Healthier You: A Vanderbilt Health &amp; Wellness Podcast.” Hit subscribe to get access to the latest podcast each month!</p> <p>In 2023, the Healthier You Presents interview series hosted many great VUMC experts that spoke on a variety of important wellness topics. View previous interviews below. To receive credit for your Go for the Gold Wellness Action’s Log in 2024, please check out the newly launched podcast series. Viewing 2023 Healthier You Presents interviews will no longer earn credit in Go for the Gold in 2024.<br /><br /><strong>Healthier You Presents topics in 2023</strong> <br /> Healthier You Presents Libray coming soon!</p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Fri, 21 Dec 2018 15:29:59 +0000 mcgownpw 3126 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Control is the Goal https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/control-goal <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Control is the Goal</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=169" hreflang="en">Identify and Reduce Health Risks</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/mcgownpw-0" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">mcgownpw</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 11/28/2018 - 15:00</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/3113" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Control is the Goal"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="Control is the Goal" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpControlistheGoal.png" width="250" /> Control is the Goal is a blood pressure management program available to VUMC faculty and staff who have high blood pressure (hypertension) or are at high risk for developing high blood pressure.</p> <p><strong>Purpose:</strong> To promote and encourage healthy choices that can help with blood pressure control and to support regular blood pressure monitoring.</p> <p><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=RENHLARK8HKJY8NA" target="_blank" title="Register">Register</a> for Control is the Goal now! This is a self-paced program that is open year-round to provide you with the support that you may need to enhance or improve your habits to best manage your well-being.</p> <p>As a participant you will receive 6 weekly online modules to:</p> <ol><li>TRACK: Report your weekly blood pressure reading using any of the following:  <ul><li>Home Measurement</li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/resource-articles/check-weight-and-blood-pressure-higi-campus-and-across-country" title="Higi Self-check Station">Higi Self-check Station</a> Reading</li> <li><a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/news-resource-articles/know-your-numbers" title="Know Your Numbers">Know Your Numbers</a></li> </ul></li> <li>TUNE IN: Build knowledge and skills with videos covering the following topics:  <ul><li>Blood Pressure Basics</li> <li>Physical Activity</li> <li>Heart Healthy Eating</li> <li>Managing Weight</li> <li>Stress Management</li> <li>Blood Pressure Medication Considerations</li> </ul></li> <li>TRY IT: <ul><li>Test Your Knowledge</li> <li>Take an Action</li> </ul></li> <li>TELL US: <ul><li>Quickly Evaluate the Module</li> </ul></li> </ol><p><strong>You will get weekly access to these modules through your VUMC email. </strong></p> <p><strong>Prizes</strong></p> <ul><li>For each blood pressure measurement that is submitted during the program, you will automatically receive one raffle entry for a prize drawing.<br /> If you are a healthcare provider interested in referring faculty/staff who have hypertension or are at risk for hypertension to Control is the Goal, you can use any of the following options:</li> <li>Vanderbilt providers use one of these options in eStar.</li> <li>Ambulatory Referral order "Ambulatory referral to Health Plus" or "REF407"</li> <li>In Basket message to: "P HEALTH PLUS CLINICAL"</li> <li>Non-Vanderbilt providers use <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=NN94RXJ78J" target="_blank" title="this form">this form.</a></li> </ul><p> </p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=187" hreflang="en">Blood Pressure Management</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Wed, 28 Nov 2018 21:00:05 +0000 mcgownpw 3113 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Hold the Stuffing https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/hold-stuffing <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Hold the Stuffing</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?cat=175" hreflang="en">Manage Weight</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/big-chief" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">big chief</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 08/29/2017 - 10:35</span> <a href="/blog-post-rss/2898" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Hold the Stuffing"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="Hold the Stuffing" data-themekey="#" height="311" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpHoldtheStuffing.png" width="300" class="align-right" /></p> <p>Celebrate health and wellness this holiday season with Health <em>Plus</em> Hold the Stuffing! Choose from 2 options depending on your health and wellness goals. With either option you could win PRIZES!</p> <p><strong>Option One - Weight Maintenance during the Holidays</strong></p> <p><strong>How it Works </strong></p> <ul><li><strong>Submit an initial weigh-in prior to Thanksgiving (November 8th-22nd)</strong></li> <li><strong>Participants will also receive weekly skill building modules to celebrate good health during the holidays</strong></li> <li><strong><strong>Submit a final weigh-in January 2nd-12th</strong></strong></li> </ul><p><strong>Earn Rewards</strong></p> <ul><li><strong>Maintain your weight (gain no more than 2 pounds) to be entered into a prize drawing.</strong></li> <li><strong>Prize Drawing: </strong>Those who meet the goal will be entered into a prize drawing <ul><li>Grand Prize winners will receive an Amazon eGift card for $150</li> </ul><ul><li>Runner-up winners will receive an Amazon eGift card for $25</li> </ul></li> </ul><p><strong>How to submit your weigh-ins</strong></p> <ul><li><strong>Self Report:</strong> If you have access to a scale, you can securely submit your weight with <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=YXDPDNCKEKMJ87EN" target="_blank" title="Redcap">Redcap</a></li> <li><strong>In person: </strong> <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/know-your-numbers" title="Visit">Visit</a> one of our in person locations</li> <li><strong>Hold the Stuffing Comes to You:</strong> Contact Health <em>Plus </em>to schedule a weigh-in for your department <ul><li>VUMC locations with a weight scale can receive a Hold the Stuffing toolkit for your department to stay connected to the fun. For more information email Health <em>Plus</em> or call 615-343-8943. </li> </ul></li> </ul><p><em>Hold the Stuffing Weight Maintenance Challenge is a program designed to support you in maintaining weight over the holiday season. <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/effects/index.html" target="_blank" title="According to the CDC">According to the CDC</a>, excess weight is correlated with increased disease risk.</em></p> <p><strong>Option Two- Step for the Holidays Step Challenge</strong></p> <ul><li><strong><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=CXTC8CK3AAWHLDHF" target="_blank" title="Register">Register</a> <strong> to join the challenge </strong>starting November 27th</strong></li> <li>Track your steps December 1st - 31st for a chance to earn prizes!</li> <li><strong>Deadline to submit card is January 7th</strong></li> <li>Winners drawn will receive an Amazon eGift Card!</li> </ul><p> </p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/service-articles-health-plus?tag=227" hreflang="en">Managing a Healthy Weight</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?tag=263" hreflang="en">Weight Management</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:35:12 +0000 big chief 2898 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Mindful Stretch Breaks https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/mindful-stretch-breaks <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Mindful Stretch Breaks</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?cat=158" hreflang="en">Be Physically Active</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/users/big-chief" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">big chief</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 08/25/2017 - 00:00</span> <a href="/blog-post-rss/2897" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Mindful Stretch Breaks"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="Mindful Stretch Break" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpMindfulStretchBreak.jpg" />You deserve a break! Health <em>Plus</em> offers Mindful Stretch Breaks where VUMC faculty and staff can join in guided stretching and breathing to feel relaxed, rejuvenated, and renewed!</p> <p><strong>Three Mindful Stretch Breaks to choose from:</strong></p> <p><strong>1. Weekly Virtual Pop-in Mindful Stretch Break</strong></p> <p>Drop-in for a quick break every Wednesday via Teams. Join any virtual session <span style="text-decoration: underline;"> <a href="https://teams.microsoft.com/dl/launcher/launcher.html?url=/_%23/l/meetup-join/19:MLHCQwN2VAAJvVDgJs8knf_PbnjQheVwZ84vRMXU3bs1%40thread.tacv2/1709231259417?context%3D%257b%2522Tid%2522%253a%2522ef575030-1424-4ed8-b83c-12c533d879ab%2522%252c%2522Oid%2522%253a%25223db09fb0-8b62-4935-ae61-04b7a5590f39%2522%257d%26anon%3Dtrue&amp;type=meetup-join&amp;deeplinkId=d3471baf-7609-4ea0-85ff-7ed60d974ca7&amp;directDl=true&amp;msLaunch=true&amp;enableMobilePage=true&amp;suppressPrompt=true" target="_blank" title="HERE">HERE</a></span> Wednesdays 11:00am-11:30am.</p> <p>Find yourself retuning back each week? <a href="https://teams.microsoft.com/dl/launcher/launcher.html?url=/_%23/l/channel/19:MLHCQwN2VAAJvVDgJs8knf_PbnjQheVwZ84vRMXU3bs1%40thread.tacv2/General?groupId%3Dbf777cb6-5230-41fa-9717-e547f3555939%26tenantId%3Def575030-1424-4ed8-b83c-12c533d879ab%26data%3D05%257C01%257Crobert.a.bishop%40vumc.org%257Ca28e544861d149aa9a4908dbda586cb8%257Cef57503014244ed8b83c12c533d879ab%257C0%257C0%257C638343845538705792%257CUnknown%257CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%257C3000%257C%257C%257C%26sdata%3DE59SFJrdYHV3dqsfHcQ0hnMzDG7CoVuZTHfUJ5i8T98%3D%26reserved%3D0&amp;type=channel&amp;deeplinkId=33be9f71-fec4-44c9-a752-dcc5c911b4c1&amp;directDl=true&amp;msLaunch=true&amp;enableMobilePage=true&amp;suppressPrompt=true" target="_blank" title="join">Join</a> the Mindful Stretch Break Teams Channel and receive the calendar invites directly to your outlook calendar each month.</p> <p><strong>2. Departmental in-person or virtual Mindful Stretch Break</strong></p> <p>Schedule a break in-person at your Department, or digitally via Teams, at a time that works for your group! <a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=NRE9DJ4ALKE3YD33" target="_blank" title="Schedule">Schedule</a> your Mindful Stretch Break now!</p> <p><strong>3.</strong><strong> </strong> <strong>Video Mindful Stretch Break</strong></p> <p>Take a moment out of your workday to follow alongside a brief guided Mindful Stretch Break video!</p> <p><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=TCRKRHFAE47DRF8W" target="_blank" title="Mindful Stretch Break: Seated">Mindful Stretch Break: Seated</a></p> <p><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=9WXWCHXA9937NPDP" target="_blank" title="Mindful Stretch Break: Standing">Mindful Stretch Break: Standing</a></p> <p><a href="https://redcap.vanderbilt.edu/surveys/?s=H9RY8DW4X7PF3H4R" target="_blank" title="Mindful Stretch Break: Breath Work and Relaxation">Mindful Stretch Break: Breath Work and Relaxation</a></p> <p><strong>How to Earn Credit Towards Go for the Gold</strong></p> <p>To earn credit towards this action in Go for the Gold, you will need to complete <strong>TWO</strong> Mindful Stretch Breaks between 11/01/2023 and 10/31/2024. Any combination of the following formats will complete this action:</p> <ul><li>Completing any <strong>TWO</strong> in-person or virtual Mindful Stretch Breaks (weekly drop-in or departmental)</li> <li>Completing any <strong>TWO</strong> of the three Mindful Strech Break videos</li> <li>Completing <strong>ONE</strong> in-person AND <strong>ONE</strong> of the three Mindful Stretch Break videos</li> </ul><p><strong>More Mindful Content</strong></p> <p>Mindful Break Audio Meditation</p> <p>Listen to a short Mindful Meditation intended to help prepare you to begin your work day!</p> <p> <audio controls="" style="height: 54px;"><source src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/sites/vumc.org.health-wellness/files/public_files/Wellcasts/hpMindfulMeditationforArriving.mp3" type="audio/mpeg"></source> Your browser does not support the audio element. <a href="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/sites/vumc.org.health-wellness/files/public_files/Wellcasts/hpMindfulMeditationforArriving.mp3">Download </a> the file to your computer.</audio></p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/service-articles-health-plus?tag=240" hreflang="en">Resilience</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?tag=249" hreflang="en">Stress</a>, <a href="/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 05:00:00 +0000 big chief 2897 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/october-breast-cancer-awareness-month <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=169" hreflang="en">Identify and Reduce Health Risks</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/index.php/users/admin" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 09/30/2016 - 11:18</span> <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/blog-post-rss/2752" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img align="right" alt="" data-themekey="#" src="https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/index.php/sites/default/files/public_files/images/hp/hpBreastCancerAwareness.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Join with VUMC to:</strong></p> <ul><li>Know the facts!</li> <li>Celebrate survivorship, and honor and remember loved ones!</li> <li>Raise awareness about steps to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer – including having an early detection plan!</li> </ul><p>Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the breast. Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in American women. Regular breast check-ups are the best ways to detect breast cancer early. Early detection provides you with an increased chance of recovery and a wider range of treatment options.</p> <p><strong>Get Informed:</strong></p> <p>Dr. Odette Solis, Fellow Breast Surgical Oncology, spoke on the latest in Breast Cancer Facts, Risk Reduction, Prevention and Screening Guidelines held October 4, 2023. Watch the recorded webinar below.</p> <p><iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/JsTlWTWwXkM?si=Bh5AOLO5u54GblDp" title="YouTube video player" width="560"></iframe></p> <p><strong>Think Pink! Mini-Health Fairs in October:</strong></p> <ul><li>Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital: October 3, 11am-1pm, Cafeteria</li> <li>Vanderbilt Tullahoma Harton Hospital: October 17, 10am-12pm, Private Dining Room</li> <li>Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital: October 17, 1:30-3pm, Classroom 1101</li> <li>One Hundred Oaks: October 24, 10am-2pm, 1st Floor Conference Room</li> </ul><p><strong>Learn More:</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/breastcenter/" target="_blank" title="Vanderbilt Breast Center">Vanderbilt Breast Center</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.vanderbilthealth.com/information/why-get-breast-checkup" target="_blank" title="Vanderbilt Breast Center: Why Get a Breast Checkup?">Vanderbilt Breast Center: Why Get a Breast Checkup?</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.cancer.gov/types/breast" target="_blank" title="Breast Cancer">Breast Cancer</a> (National Cancer Institute)</p> <p><a href="http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/" target="_blank" title="National Breast Cancer Foundation">National Breast Cancer Foundation</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.cancer.org/involved/participate/makingstridesagainstbreastcancer/" target="_blank" title="American Cancer Society: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer">American Cancer Society: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.cancer.org/healthy/find-cancer-early/american-cancer-society-guidelines-for-the-early-detection-of-cancer.html" target="_blank" title="American Cancer Society: Guidelines for Early Detection of Breast Cancer">American Cancer Society: Guidelines for Early Detection of Breast Cancer</a></p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=190" hreflang="en">Cancer Prevention</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/index.php/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:18:45 +0000 admin 2752 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus/colorectal-cancer-awareness-month <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month</span> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?cat=137" hreflang="en">Health Plus</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?cat=169" hreflang="en">Identify and Reduce Health Risks</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?cat=140" hreflang="en">Services</a></div> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/health-wellness/users/admin" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">admin</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 02/25/2016 - 08:07</span> <a href="/health-wellness/blog-post-rss/2694" class="feed-icon" title="Subscribe to Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month"> RSS: <i class="fa fa-rss-square"></i> </a> <div class="field field--name-field-barista-posts-author field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">Health Plus</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or rectum. It's the third most common type of cancer in men and women in the United States. Colorectal cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer when it's found early. Screening is the #1 way to prevent it. All adults should be screened for colorectal cancer. Individual risk factors - such as ethnicity, lifestyle, and family history - wil determine when screening should occur. Talk with your doctor to determine the correct age to begin screening. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.</p> <p><strong>Join with Vanderbilt to:</strong></p> <ul><li>Know the facts!</li> <li>Raise awareness about steps to reduce the risk of getting colorectal cancer - including getting screened!</li> <li>Celebrate survivorship, and honor and remember loved ones!</li> </ul><p><strong>Get Involved: </strong></p> <p><strong>Scope Out Colon Cancer - Awareness, Risk and Prevention Webinar: </strong><br /> Wednesday, March 27th 12:30pm-1:00pm <br /> Presented by: Reid M. Ness, M.D., MPH, AGAF<br /><b><a href="https://teams.microsoft.com/dl/launcher/launcher.html?url=/_%23/meet/266783042172?launchAgent%3Dmarketing_join%26laentry%3Dhero%26p%3D2o7pkc%26anon%3Dtrue&amp;type=meet&amp;deeplinkId=5bcd5cd5-6e99-4ef0-ba9f-ca52712b044f&amp;directDl=true&amp;msLaunch=true&amp;enableMobilePage=true&amp;suppressPrompt=true" target="_blank" title="Join via Microsoft Teams here">Join via Microsoft Teams here.</a></b><br /><br /><strong>Scope Out Colon Health Expo</strong> <br /> Join Health <em>Plus</em> for this free event. March 27, 11am-1pm, in the Light Hall North Lobby. Speak with various Health &amp; Wellness vendors to benefit your colorectal health. VUMC employees in attendance will receive a 32 ounce Water Bottle (while supplies last)!</p> <p><strong>Scope Out Colon Health Mini-Expos</strong></p> <p> </p> <ul><li><strong>Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital</strong>, Cedars Conference Room: March 5, 11am-1pm</li> <li><strong>One Hundred Oaks</strong>, 2nd Level Atrium Entrance D: March 14, 11am-1pm</li> <li><strong>Vanderbilt Tullahoma Harton Hospital</strong>, Private Dining Room: March 19, 10am-12pm</li> <li><strong>Vanderbilt Bedford County Hospital</strong>, Classroom 1101: March 19, 1:30-3pm</li> </ul><p> </p> </div> <div> <strong>Tags</strong> <div> <div><a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?tag=190" hreflang="en">Cancer Prevention</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?tag=237" hreflang="en">Prevention</a>, <a href="/health-wellness/service-articles-health-plus?tag=261" hreflang="en">VUMC</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lockdown-auth field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Lockdown Auth</div> <div class="field__item">1</div> </div> Thu, 25 Feb 2016 14:07:50 +0000 admin 2694 at https://www.vumc.org/health-wellness