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Published on January 10, 2011

Rush-Copley’s January and February HealthyU Programs

(January 10, 2011) Rush-Copley’s lifestyle program, HealthyU, features screenings, online tools and community education programs aimed at keeping you informed and aware about a balanced approach to your health. 

Registration is required for programs.  To view the online tools or register for a class, visit or call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539).

Is Insulin Affecting Your Weight Loss?
Poor diet and lack of activity make bodies less sensitive to insulin.  Developing a healthy lifestyle can improve insulin sensitivity.  Join Rondi Stickney, Master Personal Trainer, and Teressa Alexander, M.D., as they teach you how to reverse insulin resistance and lose weight permanently.
Wednesday, January 19 • 7 to 8 p.m.

From Girl to Young Woman
Puberty can be a confusing time for both mothers and daughters.  Learn how to communicate more effectively with each other.  For girls 9 to 12 and their moms.
Saturday, January 22 • 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Knowing Your Numbers
Learn how your cholesterol numbers effect your heart health.  Participants will be provided FREE Cholesterol Screenings.  A 12-hour fast is required. Results available for review during the program.  Choose from two locations and programs.

Rush Copley Healthcare Center, Yorkville
Screening: January 24 through February 1 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Rush Copley Healthcare Center, Yorkville
Program and Results: Thursday, February 3, 3 to 4 p.m. at Rush Copley Healthcare Center, Yorkville
Presenter: Courtney Virgillio, M.D.

Rush Copley Medical Center, Aurora
Screening: February 14 through 18 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Rush Copley Medical Center's Outpatient Center in Aurora
Program and Results: Tuesday, February 22, 5 to 6 p.m. at Rush Copley Heart Institute, Aurora
Presenter: Basharat Muneer, M.D.

Women and Weight Loss
Brett Cassidy, M.D., and Samantha Smith, R.N. will present a four-part series on weight loss, food labels, exercise and stress eating.
Wednesdays, January 26, February 2, 9 & 23 • 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Rush Copley Healthcare Center, Yorkville

The No Diet, Diet Program
Rondi Stickney, Master Personal Trainer, will discuss how diets are a short-term fix and don't work.  She will discuss how to make better choices and explain it's not all about the calories.
Thursday, January 27 • 6 to 7 p.m.
Rush Copley Healthcare Center, Yorkville

Thinking About Having a Baby
Join Karen Barr, CNM, and Isabelle Guillou, CNM, as they discuss what you need to know now to have a healthy pregnancy later.  Learn more about nutrition, exercise, choosing a provider and much more! 
Wednesday, February 9 • 7 to 8 p.m.

Women, Weight and Hormones
Do you exercise regularly, eat low-fat foods, but still can't lose weight?  Do you crave chocolate or carbohydrates?  Do you run out of energy by lunch and drag through the rest of the day?  If yes, hormones could be affecting your weight.  Join Rondi Stickney, Master Personal Trainer, and Teressa Alexander, M.D., to learn to counteract these problems to work with your body to lose the weight.
Wednesday, February 16 • 7 to 8 p.m.

For more information, contact:

Courtney Satlak
Director of Marketing

If you need to reach someone after business hours, please call 630-978-6200 and ask the operator to page the marketing representative on call.