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Adventist HealthCare Wellness Calendar, Aug. 4 to Aug. 10, 2013

Adventist HealthCare Wellness Calendar, Aug. 4 to Aug. 10, 2013

Look Good…Feel Better A program for women undergoing cancer treatments. Specially trained cosmetologists and beauticians help you look you best. Co-sponsored with the American Cancer Society and the National Cosmetology Association. Join us in the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital Birch Room on Wednesday, August 6 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Nutrition Counseling Individual consultation with a registered dietician for all your nutrition needs. August 5th, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm and 6pm to 7pm.

BEST Program: Breastfeeding Education, Support & Togetherness Breastfeeding moms and their babies may join this group with a lactation consultant for breastfeeding information, support, and assistance. The group meets at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital on Wed, August 7 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Discovering Motherhood – Adjusting to Your New Role If you are feeling overwhelmed by your new role, having difficulty making it through your day, or simply would like to connect with other new moms and their babies, please join us for a FREE ongoing weekly support group for moms at Great Beginnings Children’s Store in Gaithersburg on Mondays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Postpartum-Depression Support Group An ongoing free Postpartum-Depression Support Group where new mothers gather to share stories and experiences in a supportive, non-judgmental and safe environment. The group meets on Thursdays from 1:30pm to 2:00 pm in Rockville, MD.

Diabetes Education Program A comprehensive education and training program designed to help diabetics manage all aspects of their health. The program consists of an individual session with a diabetes educator and three group classes. The program helps provide a deeper understanding of diabetes and what to do for blood glucose control. Class topics include food and nutrition, exercise, medications, stress, preventing complications, and other information essential for diabetes management. Classes are offered monthly. Call 301-891-6105 to register.

Monthly Blood Pressure Testing Get your blood pressure checked for free at Washington Adventist Hospital on August 5 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, August 7 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am, or August 8 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

Adventist HealthCare Walking Club Adventist HealthCare and Westfield Montgomery Mall have teamed up to promote healthy and active lifestyles in our community via our Adventist HealthCare Walking Club. Join us for a walk this Tuesday, August 6 in the Westfield Montgomery Mall food court from 8:00 am to 9:30 am.

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Adventist HealthCare

Adventist HealthCare, based in Gaithersburg, Md., is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization of dedicated professionals who work together each day to provide excellent wellness, disease management and health-care services to the community.

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