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BestHealth of Wake Forest Baptist September Events

Visit www.wakehealth.edu/besthealth for class listings and to register online. Unless otherwise noted, BestHealth events are free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Sept. 3
Weight-loss Surgery Information Session
6 to 7:30 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist surgeon Dr. Adolfo “Fuzz” Fernandez to learn about the process of weight-loss surgery including evaluation, risks, benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-6099.

Tuesday, Sept. 9
Weight-loss Surgery Information Session
6 to 7:30 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist surgeon Dr. Stephen McNatt to learn about the process of weight-loss surgery including evaluation, risks, benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-6099.

Wednesday, Sept. 10
Weight-loss Surgery Information Session
6 to 7 p.m.

Held at Temple Emanuel, 1129 Jefferson Road, Greensboro.
Join Wake Forest Baptist surgeon Dr. Myron Powell to learn about the process of weight-loss surgery including evaluation, risks, benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-6099.

Thursday, Sept. 11
Line Dancing
Noon to 1 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join BestHealth group fitness instructor Courtney Jackson for a fun aerobic workout featuring popular line dances. Dress comfortably and wear supportive shoes to participate. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Monday, Sept. 15
Ultimate Ab Workout
5 to 6 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center, Plaza 1, Cardiac Classroom, 313 Highway 801 North, Bermuda Run.
Join BestHealth fitness instructor Courtney Jackson to strengthen the core of your body through abdominal exercises. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Wednesday, Sept. 17
The Importance of Being Healthy
Noon to 1 p.m.
Held at Jerry Long YMCA, Activity Room, 1150 S. Peace Haven Road, Clemmons.
Join Wake Forest Baptist primary care physician Dr. Golnush Sharafsaleh to learn more about things you can do to remain healthy including fitness tests and yearly physicals. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Advance Directives
2 to 4 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Clemmons, Market Classroom, 2311 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Clemmons.
Learn how advance directives such as a living will and health care power of attorney can ensure your wishes will be met. Have the documents notarized free of charge. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Blood Pressure Screening
4 to 5 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Clemmons, Market Classroom, 2311 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Clemmons.
Receive a free blood pressure check from a Wake Forest Baptist registered nurse. Pre-registration not required. Class provided by BestHealth.

Weight-loss Surgery Information Session
6 to 7:30 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist surgeon Dr. Myron Powell to learn about the process of weight-loss surgery including evaluation, risks, benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-6099.

Friday, Sept. 19
Very Delicious Vitamin D Delights
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Approximately 90 percent of our vitamin D intake comes from natural sunlight and 10 percent comes from food. Join Chef Betty Morton as she shows us how to prepare delicious dishes that are rich in vitamin D. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Monday, Sept. 22
Resistance Bands
4 to 5 p.m.

Held at Carver School Branch Library, Conference Room, 4915 Lansing Drive, Winston-Salem.
Join BestHealth fitness instructor Courtney Jackson to learn more about how to tone and strengthen your muscles with resistance bands. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Tuesday, Sept. 23
Estate Planning Basics
2 to 3 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Hear from local attorney Mike Wells about estate planning in terms you can understand. Learn simple strategies to make the paperwork manageable and meaningful. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Stroke Risk Screening
4 to 8 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center, Plaza 1, Cardiac Classroom, 313 Highway 801 North, Bermuda Run.
Learn your risk for stroke with a simple finger stick and brief risk assessment. Get blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose results in only five minutes! Those who qualify are between the ages of 40 and 65, have no prior stroke-related disorder and have not participated in a past stroke screening offered by BestHealth. Sponsored by Wake Forest Baptist Neurosciences. Space is limited. Appointment required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Wednesday, Sept. 24
Blood Pressure Screening
3 to 4 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Receive a free blood pressure check from a Wake Forest Baptist registered nurse. Pre-registration not required. Class provided by BestHealth.

PAD: A Clinical Update
4 to 5 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Dr. Matthew Corriere of Wake Forest Baptist Vascular and Endovascular Surgery discusses the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). PAD is a common and under-diagnosed cardiovascular disease that often involves leg and back pain. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Weight-loss Surgery Information Session
6 to 7:30 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist surgeon Dr. Adolfo “Fuzz” Fernandez to learn about the process of weight-loss surgery including evaluation, risks, benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-6099.

Friday, Sept. 26
Cataracts: What You Need to Know
1 to 2 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center, Plaza 1, 4th floor, Conference Rooms 1 & 2, 313 Highway 801 North, Bermuda Run.
Hear Wake Forest Baptist ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Dickinson discuss the symptoms of cataracts and the latest advancements in treatment. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Events provided by Brenner Children’s Hospital’s Brenner FIT program

Tuesday, Sept. 2
Learn to Cook a Balanced Meal
6 to 7 p.m.
Held at Brenner FIT in the William G. White Jr. Family YMCA, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem.
During this hands-on cooking class, your family will prepare a balanced meal and learn how it meets Brenner FIT recommendations for a balanced plate. Mature children welcome with parental supervision. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BFIT (2348) or email dpratt@wakehealth.edu.

Tuesday, Sept. 9
Learn to Cook a Balanced Meal
6 to 7 p.m.
Held at Brenner FIT in the William G. White Jr. Family YMCA, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem.
During this hands-on cooking class, your family will prepare a balanced meal and learn how it meets Brenner FIT recommendations for a balanced plate. Mature children welcome with parental supervision. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BFIT (2348) or email dpratt@wakehealth.edu.

Tuesday, Sept. 16
My Kids Are Driving Me Crazy!
6 to 7:15 p.m.
Held at Brenner FIT in the William G. White Jr. Family YMCA, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem.
Discover how to replace punishment with respectful and effective tools to bring more joy to parenting. Each month a different parenting topic is discussed. This month: Sleep. Classes are taught by certified Positive Discipline parent educators from the Brenner FIT program. Mature children welcome with parental supervision. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BFIT (2348) or email dpratt@wakehealth.edu

Tuesday, Sept. 23
Learn to Cook a Balanced Meal
6 to 7 p.m.
Held at Brenner FIT in the William G. White Jr. Family YMCA, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem.
During this hands-on cooking class, your family will prepare a balanced meal and learn how it meets Brenner FIT recommendations for a balanced plate. Mature children welcome with parental supervision. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BFIT (2348) or email dpratt@wakehealth.edu

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