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Clearwater health notes

BayCare Health System is now providing ongoing support and resources for surgical weight loss — from the medical and surgical components to nutritional and psychological support.

Learn more about surgical weight loss at an informational session with Dr. John Paul Gonzalvo, who will discuss adjustable gastric band, bypass and sleeve methods, 6 to 7 p.m. today at Mease Dunedin Hospital, 601 Main St.

Call (727) 953-6890 or visit www.youtransformed.org.

Dr. Miguel Trevino will discuss the latest developments in medical research for arthritis pain at 3 p.m. today at Innovative Research, 1573 S Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater. Light refreshments will be served.

To RSVP, call Marianne at (727) 584-6368.

Seminars, classes, support groups

NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS: Nar-Anon is a fellowship of people who gather to share their experiences, strength and hope for recovery from the ravages that a loved one's drug addiction has brought to our lives. For information, meeting locations and times, call the Nar-Anon Help Line toll-free at 1-888-947-8885 or visit Naranonfl.org.

RECOVERY INC., SUPPORT GROUP FOR ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Grace Lutheran Church, 1812 N Highland Ave., Clearwater; and 1 p.m. Mondays at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 813 Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 525-1749.

Alzheimer's caregivers support group: 9:30 a.m. Monday (meets weekly), Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Visitors are welcome. Call (727) 787-1837.

Brain injury support group: Open discussion at 6 p.m. today, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Christian Enrichment Center, second floor, Room 201, 1498 Rosary Road, Largo. E-mail Katek1@verison.net or call (727) 442-1819.

breastfeeding ­ nursing moms care and share (infants): 10 a.m. Friday and June 18, Sarah Walker Women's Center, Multipurpose Room, 300 Pinellas St., Clearwater, (727) 953-6877.

Cancer support group (women): 6 p.m. Monday, Powell Cancer Center, 303 Pinellas St., Clearwater, (727) 953-6877.

Cancer support group (young women): 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, fourth floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, 3231 McMullen-Booth Road, Safety Harbor, (727) 953-6877.

Cancer support group (men): 4 p.m. Wednesday, Powell Cancer Center, 303 Pinellas St., Clearwater, (727) 953-6877.

Luna de pinellas: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Powell Cancer Center, 303 Pinellas St., Clearwater, (727) 953-6877.

prostate cancer discussion group: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mease Countryside Hospital, Shaffer Tower, fourth floor, Evelyn R. Simmers Oncology Resource Library, 3231 McMullen-Booth Road, Safety Harbor, (727) 953-6877.

early stage alzheimer's support group for patients: 1 p.m. Monday and June 21, Ptak Orthopedic and Neuroscience Pavilion, Room 114, 430 Morton Plant St., Clearwater, (727) 953-6877.

smoke-free support group: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Room 1, 3231 McMullen-Booth Road, Safety Harbor, (727) 953-6877.

2 timers stroke survivor caregiver support group: Noon Wednesday, Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1 and 2, 3231 McMullen-Booth Road, Safety Harbor, (727) 953-6877.

cpap/bi-pap clinic: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mease Countryside Hospital Medical Arts Building, 1840 Mease Drive, Safety Harbor, (727) 953-6877.

cpap/bi-pap clinic: 9 a.m. Wednesday, Bardmoor Medical Arts Building, Suite 210, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo, (727) 953-6877.

Clearwater health notes 06/02/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 7:13pm]
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