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BestHealth of Wake Forest Baptist Releases July Events

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Unless otherwise noted, BestHealth events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, July 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 for weight-loss surgery, including evaluation, risks and benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Thursday, July 11
Self-Defense
Noon to 1 p.m.

Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Michael Joyce to learn the core principles of self-defense and two exercises that can help you better handle a violent encounter. Recommended for females 16 and older. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Grocery Store Tour: Healthy Choices
6 to 7:15 p.m.
Held at Lowes Foods, Sherwood Plaza Shopping Center, 3372 Robinhood Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Cindy Silver, registered dietitian with Lowes Foods, for an educational grocery store tour featuring foods and beverages that are delicious and nutritious. Learn how to make healthy food choices, use free resources and more. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253). Email cindynutrition@lowesfoods.com with questions or for more information.

Friday, July 12
Zumbatomic Fitness Program for Kids
11 to 11:30 a.m. for ages 5 to 7
Noon to 12:30 p.m. for ages 8 to 12
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Get ready to turn up the music and get into the Zumbatomic groove! Join certified Zumbatomic instructor Courtney Jackson for a 30-minute, high-octane workout designed to let kids max out on fun and fitness. Children should dress in light, comfortable clothing; wear sneakers or dance shoes, and bring a towel and bottle of water. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Monday, July 15
Are You Stressed?
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist primary care physician Dr. Mark Knudson to learn more about ways to manage and prevent stress. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Tuesday, July 16
Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers
Noon to 1 p.m.
Held at Piedmont Plaza One, Kitty Hawk Room, 1920 W. First St., Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist primary care physician Dr. Daryl Rosenbaum to learn more about how pain relievers work to reduce pain, the differences between pain relievers and what to watch out for. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Choosing Wisely: Physicians and Patients
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Held at Sticht Center, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist physician Dr. Catherine Jones to learn about new guidelines to help select an appropriate plan of care for many common conditions, and get tips on talking with your doctor about your choices. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Wednesday, July 17
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 for weight-loss surgery, including evaluation, risks and benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Thursday, July 18
Weight-Loss Surgery Information Session
6 to 7 p.m.
Held at Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Branch Library, 1420 Price Park Road, Greensboro.
Join Wake Forest Baptist surgeon Dr. Myron Powell to learn about the process for weight-loss surgery, including evaluation, risks and benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Friday, July 19
Joint Relief Solutions: Cartilage Management
4 to 5 p.m.
Held at Sticht Center, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist orthopaedic specialist Dr. Cristin Ferguson to learn more about treatment for joint pain and injury to cartilage in the knees, shoulders and other joints. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Line Dancing
5 to 6 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Dancing is a great way to get in shape. Join BestHealth group fitness instructor Courtney Jackson for a fun aerobic workout featuring popular line dances. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Monday, July 22
Free 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.

Summer Food Safety: Knowing the Basics
4 to 5 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist dietitian Joyce Sydell to learn more about food safety, healthy picnic options and grilling techniques for the summer. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Grocery Store Tour: Healthy Gluten-Free Choices
6 to 7:15 p.m.
Held at Lowes Foods, Sherwood Plaza Shopping Center, 3372 Robinhood Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Cindy Silver, registered dietitian with Lowes Foods, for an educational store tour focusing on gluten-free foods. Learn how to read labels, make healthy gluten-free choices and more. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253). Email cindynutrition@lowesfoods.com with questions or for more information.

Wednesday, July 24
Advance Directives
2 to 4 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
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 336-716-WAKE (9253).

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 for weight-loss surgery, including evaluation, risks and benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Monday, July 29
Parenting Children with ADHD
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist Health psychologist Lyn Treadway to learn ways to control and reduce symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and why addressing the disorder early in life can increase a child’s chances for success. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-WAKE (9253).

Events provided by Brenner Children’s Hospital’s Brenner FIT program
Tuesday, July 16
My Kids Are Driving Me Crazy!
6 to 7:15 p.m.
Held at William G. White Jr. Family YMCA, West End Classroom, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem.
Discover how to replace punishment with respectful and effective tools to help bring more joy into parenting. The topic this month: “Mistakes are important.” Classes are Positive Discipline-based and taught by certified Positive Discipline parent educators from Brenner Children’s Hospital’s Brenner FIT program. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-2348 or email saebbers@wakehealth.edu.

Thursday, July 18
Grocery Store Tour
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Held at Food Lion, Somerset Center Drive, Winston-Salem.
Do you wander around the supermarket wondering what is best for your family? Join Brenner Children’s Hospital dietitians for a personalized grocery store tour. Learn how to compare nutrition labels, watch for advertising tricks and discover cost-saving measures. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-2348 or email saebbers@wakehealth.edu.

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