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Head to Toe Health Seminars

This fall, WakeMed wants to help you take control of your health from head to toe!

Every Tuesday for six weeks, our talented physicians will spend an evening providing valuable health information to help you become the healthiest you can be.  So, whether you want to protect your toes, your nose or anywhere in between, our specialists are here to you help you improve or maintain your health, or to avoid illness or injury.

Join us for one or more of the following free seminars and we’ll help you make this your healthiest year yet.

Space is limited! To register, click here or call (919) 350-STAR.

Light refreshments provided.

Tuesday, October 5
Know Your Stats – Focus on Prostate Health
Sam Chawla, MD – Wake Specialty Physicians – Urology
4:30 to 8 pm (Screenings 4:30 to 7; Seminar 7 to 8 )
WakeMed North Healthplex
10000 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27614

Join us for free prostate and PSA* exams and an informative seminar on urological health. When discovered early, prostate cancer is highly curable, but with no warning signs or symptoms, regular screenings and awareness are your best bet for early detection and prevention. *Limited availability. Pre-registration required.

Tuesday, October 12
The Flu vs. The Common Cold – Prevention, Treatment and When to See the Doctor
Michele Roberts Casey, MD – Falls Pointe Medical Group
6 to 8 pm
WakeMed North Healthplex
10000 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27614

It happens every year – you get the sniffles and sneezes, but is it the cold or is it the flu? Prepare for winter by learning the difference, how to prevent illness, and when you should seek medical care.

 Tuesday, October 19
Preventing Common Orthopaedic Injuries
Mark Wood, MD – Wake Orthopaedics
6 to 8 pm
WakeMed North Healthplex
10000 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27615

Protecting your body from injury can be challenging, particularly if you live an active lifestyle. But who has time for a sprained ankle, tennis elbow, shoulder or knee problems? Our experts will share valuable tips on preventing these common orthopaedic injuries, and you’ll also learn targeted injury prevention exercises from highly-trained physical therapists.

Tuesday, October 26
Snoring, Sinusitis and Sleep Apnea, Oh My!
The team at Wake Specialty Physicians – Ear, Nose & Throat – Head & Neck Surgery
6 to 8 pm
WakeMed North Healthplex
10000 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27614
Whether you suffer from snoring, chronic sinus problems or sleep apnea, you have a variety of treatment options. Left undiagnosed or untreated, each of these conditions can lead to more serious health problems.
 
Tuesday, November 2
Protecting Your Heart During the Holidays
Charles Mangano, MD – Raleigh Cardiology
6 to 8 pm
WakeMed Raleigh Campus Heart Center Conference Center
3000 New Bern Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27610
Both stress and overeating can have a negative impact on your heart health. With the holidays fast approaching, we will provide valuable tips for surviving the holiday season with your health and sanity intact, as well as helpful information on keeping your heart healthy all year round.
 
Tuesday, November 9
Weight Loss – When is Surgery the Best Option?
Brandon Roy, MD – Wake Specialty Physicians – General Surgery
6 to 8 pm
WakeMed North Healthplex
10000 Falls of Neuse Road
Raleigh, NC 27614
Millions of North Carolinians struggle with their weight and the chronic health problems associated with being overweight – such as diabetes, hypertension and more. Spend an evening with Dr. Roy, as he explains the pros and cons of weight loss surgery as a method for treating obesity.

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