Community Health Education

Red Hot Mamas

Thursday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | Montgomery Room | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA

Everyone enjoys relaxing moments with friends and family. But for many women, especially those going through menopause, relaxation can be hard due to urogynecologic conditons. Whether its pelvic pain, vaginal bleeding, or urinary incontinence, there are treatments available that can help you feel better and live healthier. Join us for an open discussion about midlife pelvic disorders and a wide range of treatments, including the robotic da Vinci Surgical System for minimally invasive procedures.

Call Carilion Clinc at 800-422-8482 to register or for additional information.

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Class Series

Monday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital | 390 S. Main St. | Rocky Mount, VA

Join Carilion Clinic for a class series on Type 2 Diabetes Prevention.  Free classes will be held every Monday at 10 a.m., beginning Sept. 15 through Oct. 27, 2014.  Orientation class will be held on Aug. 15.  Registration is required by contacting Gail Nordhaus at 540-484-8569.

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Class Series

Friday 10:30 am to 11:00 am
Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital | 290 S. Main St. | Rocky Mount, VA

This is the orientation class for a series of classes on Type 2 Diabetes Prevention.  Classes begin September 15 and run every Monday at 10 a.m. through October 27, 2014.  To register contact Gail Nordhaus at 540-484-8569.  The classes are free, registration is required. 

Quick, Easy, and Healthy - Cooking on a Budget

Tuesday 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
1030 S. Jefferson Street, Suite G101, Roanoke, VA 24016

Want to learn how to cook healthy meals that won’t break your budget? Don’t have tons of time to spend in the kitchen? Struggling with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or weight? Or just want to learn some new recipes? This class is for you! Join us and learn basic cooking techniques with a live demonstration by a registered dietitian. Healthy recipe ideas and food samples will be provided.

Space is limited.  Please call Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482 to register.

Women's Health University - “Cosmetic Procedures: Understanding Your Options”

Thursday 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Hall at The Jefferson Center, 541 Luck Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24016

There are countless options available to help you look as good on the outside, as you feel on the inside. What’s the right one for you? From brow lifts to liposuction, join us to learn about the many surgical, and non-surgical procedures Carilion offers to help you love the way you look.

About our speaker:
Kurtis E. Moyer, M.D. is the chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Carilion Clinic. He received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, where he also completed his residency, followed by a fellowship in plastic surgery at Duke University Medical Center.

Parking is in the adjacent lot across from the YMCA.

Cost: $15 (includes lunch)
Pay at the door only.

Registration is required.

Contact Carilion at 266-6560 or 800-422-8482 to register or for more information.
Deadline to register: Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.

Lunch and Learn: Treatment for Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremors

Tuesday 12:00 pm
Montano's Restaurant | 3733 Franklin Rd., Roanoke

If you have been diagnosed with a movement disorder, such as essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease, or dystonia, join us to learn more about the latest treatment option, deep brain stimulation (DBS). DBS can help you regain greater control over your movements, increase your independence, and improve your overall quality of life.


Joseph Ferrara, M.D.

Gary R. Simonds, M.D.

Ann Sollinger, Ph.D.

Registration is required. Please call 800-422-8482 to register.

Women's Health University-"Mind Your Memory"

Thursday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Jefferson Center Fitzpatrick Hall | 541 Luck Ave.| Roanoke

The human brain is responsible for your every thought, emotion, and behavior, including your memory. As we age, a decline in memory is normal but we can make simple lifestyle changes to not only improve memory but keep it sharp, longer. Join us to learn more about memory-loss diseases, healthy aging, and what you can do to help put your mind at ease.

This event is full. Registration is now closed.

Our next scheduled Women's Health University event will be held Nov. 6, 2014. Registration for this upcoming event is now open.

Living With Narcolepsy

Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Carilion Clinic Sleep Center, 1030 S. Jefferson St., Suite G100, Roanoke, VA 24016

Carilion Clinic is now offering a support group opportunity to help people affected by Narcolepsy. We understand living with narcolepsy can make life difficult at times and that it can even cause feelings of isolation.

Join us, as Mark Patterson, M.D., Ph.D., shares his family experience with narcolepsy and leads an open discussion about dealing with this condition.

This meeting is open to patients, family members, friends, and anyone interested in learning more about narcolepsy and how to live with it. For more information, please call 540-985-8526.

For more information on narcolepsy, please visit the Narcolepsy Network.


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