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Staff Report



Weight loss seminar

offered on Wednesday

LUMBERTON — Dr. Eric Velazquez of Southeastern Surgical Center will host a seminar on a variety of weight loss surgery options including adjustable gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Southeastern Weight Loss Center located within the Southeastern Health Mall on the campus of Biggs Park Mall in Lumberton.

Registration is required by calling 910-608-0307.

Support group for

visually-impaired meets

LUMBERTON — Individuals who are blind or visually impaired and their family members are invited to join a support group, BVI Support Group Inc., which meets the second Thursday of each month at 10 a.m. in Community Classroom I at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton. The next meeting will be held Thursday.

For information, call Ethel Bullard at 910-738-8012.

Psoriasis program set

for Tuesday at mall

LUMBERTON — Learn about psoriasis and enjoy a healthy breakfast on Tuesday at 8 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Stephanie Oliver, a nurse practitioner with Southeastern Medical Clinic North Lumberton, will speak.

For information, call 910-671-9393.

Learn about managing

medication on Aug. 16

LUMBERTON — Learn about managing medication and enjoy a healthy breakfast on Aug. 16 at 8 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Southeastern Health Pharmacy residents will speak.

For information, call 910-671-9393.

Nutritionist to present

on fad diets on Aug. 19

LUMBERTON — Community Nutritionist Cameron Karrenbauer will talk about fad diets on Aug. 19 at 8:45 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall.

For information, call 910-671-9393

LUMBERTON — Learn about overcoming fear and enjoy a healthy lunch on Aug. 23 at 11 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center beside Shoe Show in Biggs Park Mall. Ash Walker, Southeastern Health’s cardiopulmonary rehab manager, will be the speaker.

For information, call 910-671-9393.

Wellness on Wheels rolls

to Walmart in St. Pauls

ST. PAULS — Community Health Services’ Wellness on Wheels, or W.O.W., will offer free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings at the Walmart Neighborhood Market in St. Pauls on Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For information, call 910-671-5595.

Staff Report

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