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Harlingen Medical Center & Texas State Technical College Team Up to Raise Awareness for Celiac Disease

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About the Event

Harlingen Medical Center (HMC) & Texas State Technical College (TSTC) are teaming up to promote health and wellness and raise awareness of Celiac Disease – with the first HMC & TSTC Celiac Disease Awareness 5k Run/1m Walk.  The goal with the run-walk is to bring education to the residents of South Texas regarding the health-related risks linked to celiac disease, which is a genetic autoimmune disorder where the ingestion of gluten leads to possible damage in the small intestine.

The Run/Walk

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The Run-Walk is OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY!  It will feature complimentary basic medical screenings, health and wellness education, a Zumba-warm-up session prior to the run/walk, an Education Expo with demonstrations on healthy meal preparation, gluten-free food options, education on celiac disease, Doc Talk Lectures featuring expert presentations on healthy-living, fun activities for young children, and much more! 

Registration is NOW OPEN

To register as a participant of the Run-Walk, you may do so by downloading the attached Participant Registration Form and returning to the Marketing Office at Harlingen Medical Center (located inside the Administration Offices), with payment; or, you may register on-line at:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/harlingen-medical-center-tstc-1st-annual-celiac-disease-awareness-run-walk-tickets-33446274708.

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