• WHAT: How to Love Your Heart (Cholesterol and Triglycerides) session
  • WHEN: Noon, Wednesday, Feb. 4. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
  • WHERE: Family Health Center, second-floor Conference Rooms A & B, 3801 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge
  • REGISTRATION: (866) 220-0418 or myhealth.peopleshealth.com. Deadline to register is Tuesday, Feb. 3.
  • DETAILS: Dr. Charles Edward Geno will speak. Sponsored by Peoples Health, the event is free and open to the public.


  • WHAT: Meeting of HopeKeepers of Baton Rouge, a support group for anyone affected by chronic illness, mental or physical.
  • WHEN: 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7
  • WHERE: St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 12663 Perkins
  • INFORMATION: (225) 337-1633 or hopekeepersbr.wordpress.com
  • DETAILS: Open to all. Focus is on positive ways to live within the confines of your current situation.


  • WHAT: Meeting of Celiacs of Baton Rouge, a gluten intolerance support group
  • WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11
  • WHERE: East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., in large conference room on first floor
  • INFORMATION: (225) 766-8872
  • DETAILS: Meeting is for adult patients and parents of children who cannot eat wheat, rye, barley and contaminated oats. The topic will be “Practical Approaches in Dealing with Celiac Disease and the Associated Autoimmune Diseases.” Registered dietitian Gail Johnson is scheduled to attend and be available for questions. Free and open to the public.