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BWMC May Calendar

April 19, 2017

Monday, May 1

9:00am-1:00pm: Free community skin cancer screening in partnership with the Maryland Dermatology and Laser Center. Wear a T-shirt or tank top and shorts to the screening. Patients will be assessed only where skin is visible to the provider, and recommendations will be given by the provider at the time of screening. These screenings will take place at the Y in Pasadena (26 Magothy Beach Road). Reservations are not required, as this is a walk-in event. For more information, call 410-553-8103. Event will also be held Monday, May 15, at the same time at the Y in Arnold (1209 Ritchie Highway).

 

Wednesday, May 3

4:30pm-5:30pm: Preventing Diabetes - A diabetes educator will lead a one-hour class discussing factors leading to diabetes and lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes and improve overall health. The class is free, but reservations are requested. To register or for more information, call 410-787-4940. (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223). This class will also be offered on Thursday, May 11, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm and Monday, May 22, from 10:00am to 11:00am.

Tuesday, May 9

6:00pm-7:30pm: The Stroke Support Group meets in the Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center (301 Hospital Drive, third floor) to discuss stroke recovery and prevention. For more information, call 410-787-4732.

 

Wednesday, May 10

8:30am to noon: Free blood pressure screening at Harundale Presbyterian Church (Eastway and Guilford Road in Glen Burnie). Reservations are not requested.

2:00pm-3:00pm: Lactation support group open to all breastfeeding mothers (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom). Reservations are not requested and children are welcome. For more information, call 410-595-1782.

6:00pm-8:00pm: The University of Maryland Center for Weight Management and Wellness offers a free surgical weight-loss management seminar. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor). Registration is required by calling 410-328-8940. For more information about the University of Maryland Center for Weight Management and Wellness, visit www.umm.edu/weightloss.

 

Monday, May 15

10:00am-noon: Look Good, Feel Better - a free program offered by the American Cancer Society in collaboration with the Personal Care Products Council, The Perfect Fit by Maria and UM BWMC. Designed for women dealing with hair loss and/or skin changes from cancer treatment. During this workshop, you will learn specific techniques to help make the most of your appearance while undergoing treatment. (Tate Cancer Center, 305 Hospital Drive, first-floor conference room). Preregistration is requested by calling 1-800-227-2345.

 

Wednesday, May 17

5:30pm-6:30pm: Diabetes Support Group meets to discuss current issues regarding diabetes management (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223). Reservations are not requested. For more information, call 410-787-4940.

6:00pm-8:00pm: The University of Maryland Center for Weight Management and Wellness offers a weight-loss surgery support group. (Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, third floor). Registration is required by calling 410-328-8940. For more information about the University of Maryland Center for Weight Management and Wellness, visit www.umm.edu/weightloss. (Leo & Lysbeth Courtney Conference Center, 301 Hospital Drive, eighth floor).

 

Wednesday, May 24

8:30am-noon: Free blood pressure screening at Harundale Presbyterian Church (Eastway and Guilford Road in Glen Burnie). Reservations are not requested.

2:00pm-3:00pm: Lactation Support Group open to all breastfeeding mothers (301 Hospital Drive, 3 South classroom). Reservations are not requested and children are welcome. For more information, call 410-595-1782.

6:30pm-8:00pm: Mental Health Support Group for community members and families seeking information on psychiatric issues. Meetings are held in Room A of the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), located on the second floor of UM BWMC. Reservations are not requested. For more information, call 410-553-8070.

 

Wednesday, May 31

6:00pm-7:00pm: Type 1 Diabetes Support Group designed for adults with Type 1 diabetes and their family members. This event brings community members together to share ideas, stories and concerns about living with Type 1 diabetes. (Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at UM BWMC, 300 Hospital Drive, Suite 223).


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