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HealthFinders September 2012 Events

September 01, 2012

Events are free & held at HealthFinders unless indicated.  Registration is REQUESTED, please call 692-4444. HealthFinders will be closed on September 1 - 3 and will close at 7 pm on Saturdays.

Learn the Facts about Prostate Cancer Seminar

Thursday, September 6, 6 - 7 pm

Urologist Richard W. Young, MD, Atlantic Urology Clinics, will discuss the signs, symptoms

 and treatments for prostate cancer.

 

FREE Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Screenings

Tuesday, September 11 & Wednesday, October 3, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

PAD is sometimes known as poor circulation and mainly affects adults age 50+.  PAD can be accurately measured by simple, non-invasive screening.  This type of vascular testing can be performed in minutes without any risk or discomfort.  Registration required, please call 692-4444 for appointments.

 

Is Your Heart at Risk? Seminar

Wednesday, September 26, 6 - 7 p.m.

Cardiologist Erol Lale, MD, of South Strand Cardiology, will discuss how Heart Risk Assessment (HRA) screenings can help predict your risk for developing a heart attack or dying from coronary disease.


La Leche Breastfeeding Group  

Thursday, September 6, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

 

Learn the Facts about Prostate Cancer Seminar

Thursday, September 6, 6 - 7 pm

Urologist Richard W. Young, MD, Atlantic Urology Clinics, will discuss the signs, symptoms and treatment options for prostate cancer. 

 

Fit Feet Finish First! Seminar

Wednesday, September 12, 6 - 7 p.m. *Course held at YMCA

Join Scott Hamilton, DPM, Coastal Podiatry Associates, as he discusses how your feet are affected by running and how to look for the right running shoe.   

 

Facial Rejuvenation Seminar

Thursday, September 13, 4 - 6 p.m. *Course held at YMCA

Join Kimberley Goh, MD, Grand Strand Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center, as she discusses “all things dealing with your face” – lips, eyes, nose, topical treatments, facelifts and more.  Light refreshments will be served. 

 

AARP Driver Safety Course  

Wednesday and Thursday, September 12 & 13, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

For individuals 50+; most insurance companies offer a discount following completion.  Fee: $14 ($12 for AARP members).  Registration is required, 692-4444.

 

Prostate Cancer Support Group  

Wednesday, September 12, 6 – 7 p.m.

 

ARC Support Group  

Monday, September 17, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

 

Grief Support Group  

Tuesday, September 18, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

 

Thyroid Cancer Support Group  

Tuesday, September 18, 6 - 7 p.m.

 

Diabetes Support Group - The Virtual Grocery Store Tour

Tuesday, September 25, 3 - 4 p.m.

Sharpen your shopping skills by attending Natalie Martinez’s, RD, virtual tour that will provide insight on label reading and meal planning tips.  Open to the public.

 

Pre-Diabetes Class

Tuesday, September 25, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Have abnormal blood sugars but have not been diagnosed with diabetes?  Denise Wilson, RN, BSN, CDE, will review diagnostic criteria, risk factors and lifestyle changes that can prevent/slow the development of Type 2 diabetes. Fee: $10. Attendees receive a certificate for a discounted A1c test.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, 692-4444.   

 

Is Your Heart at Risk? Seminar

Wednesday, September 26, 6 - 7 p.m.

Cardiologist Erol Lale, MD, of South Strand Cardiology, will discuss how Heart Risk Assessment (HRA) screenings can help predict your risk for developing a heart attack or dying from coronary disease. 

September Community Screenings

Community Cholesterol Screenings:

Wednesday, September 12, 9 - 10 a.m. - Grand Strand Regional Medical Center main lobby.

Finger stick total cholesterol screening, $7; lipid profile, which requires a 12 hour fast, $20.

 

Wednesdays, September 5 & 19, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. - YMCA

Finger stick cholesterol screening, $7; lipid profile, which requires a 12 hour fast, $20.

Lifeline Screenings:

Wednesday, September 19, All Saints Church, 3560 Kings River Rd, Pawley’s Island, SC

Thursday, September 20, Surfside Presbyterian Church, 8732 Highway 17 Bypass, Myrtle Beach, SC

Thursday, September 27, Anchor Baptist Church, 3300 Highway 50, Little River, SC

In a little more than an hour, you can be screened with painless, non-invasive, ultrasound technology for stroke, aneurysms and heart disease.  $149 for five preventive health screenings.  Call 877-532-9337 to register or for more information!


Ongoing Events/Program

 

Walk-In Health Screenings Monday - Friday, 10 a.m.  - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Cholesterol, blood pressure, A1c and weight screenings on a walk-in basis.  Finger stick cholesterol screening, $7; lipid profile, which requires a 12 hour fast, $20; A1c testing, $20. No charge for blood pressure and weight.  Cash or check.

 

Ask the PharmacistFridays, 2 - 4 p.m.  Bring your medication for review. One on one consults w/ registered pharmacist. 

 

Prime of Life Yoga - Tuesdays, 11 a.m. - noon.  Fee: $8 per class.  September 11 class begins at 10 a.m.

 

Hatha Yoga Classes - Fridays, 11 a.m. - noon.  Fee: $8 per class.  

 

YMCA

Hospital classroom in the YMCA; 62nd Avenue N. Ext. & Bypass 17, Myrtle Beach

 

Ask the PharmacistTuesday, September 11, 10 a.m. – noon. Bring your medication for review.  One on one consults. 

 

Cholesterol & Blood Pressure Screening Wednesday, September 5 & September 19, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Finger stick total cholesterol screening, $7; lipid profile, which requires a 12 hour fast, $20. Free blood pressure.  Cash or check.

 

Fit Feet Finish First! Seminar - Wednesday, September 12, 6 - 7 p.m. See information on front page.

 

Facial Rejuvenation Seminar - Thursday, September 13, 4 - 6 p.m. See information on front page.

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