CHIP Program Overview
• Free Information Sessions
An opportunity to explain the program, answer questions, register people and sign up for Heart Screen #1.
• Heart Screen#1 (Pre-Test)
Includes a review of medications, fasting lipid profile and blood sugar, lifestyle assessment,height, weight, blood pressure, ideal weight and a heart healthy breakfast.
• 16 Video-CHIP Lectures
Classes meet four days a week for four weeks. Hans Diehl, DrHSc, MPH, FACN, is the dynamic lecturer in this compelling video series complete with superb graphics, illustrations, and humorous stories. Local presentations provide for live interaction, heart-healthy recipe samples, and lots of fun. Participants receive a textbook, workbook, notebook, CHIP bag and water bottle.
• Applied Nutrition Workshop and Shopping Tour (optional):
Teaches valuable grocery shopping and cooking skills.
• Heart Screen #2 (Post-Test)
Measures the changes in lifestyle, clinical outcomes, and medications over the 30-day period.
A celebration of progress with a special meal, diploma, CHIP pin and kitchen knife.
• Alumni Organization
Meets on a regular basis for learning, inspiration and encouragement.