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Testosterone: Its impact on Men's Health & Low Testosterone Treatment Options Next date: TBD

Testosterone: Its impact on Men's Health & Low Testosterone Treatment Options

Next date: TBD

This interactive presentation and group discussion surrounding the impact of low testosterone on men across the lifespan and treatment options currently available.

The presentation, led by Derek McClure, DNP, FNP-BC, addresses the following components:

...What is low testosterone?

...Do I have low testosterone?

...How does low testosterone affect my health?

...Is treatment (hormone replacement therapy) right for me?

...What treatment options are available?

...Can you help me?

**Special note: As a component of this discussion, each male participant is requested to submit for a testosterone level within 2 weeks prior to this program. Registered participants are eligible to obtain a low or no-cost serum testosterone level through AFH.

Reservation required, please call 336-846-6100 to register for this course. Please provide your full name, contact number and insurance information to the receptionist.

Due to our passion for helping the community, we have made arrangements to ensure this program is offered at no cost to participants and is open to the public. Co-payments will be waived and there is no balance bill to patients for participation in this program.

No insurance? No problem! We can provide a course waiver to several participants.

Need not be a patient of AFH to participate .

***Snack foods and beverages provided during presentation***

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Menopause & Its Impact on Your Health Next date: TBD

Menopause & Its Impact on Your Health

Next date: TBD

This program is led by Derek McClure, DNP, FNP-BC and offers insight into understanding menopausal symptoms, complications, and treatment options available. It also sheds light onto pellet therapy and how an individualized approach to managing menopause can help with many overlapping health issues.

Reservation required, please call 336-846-6100 to register for this course. Please provide your full name, contact number and insurance information to the receptionist.

We may be able to offer assistance for those individuals experiencing financial hardship.

No insurance? No problem! We can provide a course waiver to several participants.

Need not be a patient of AFH to participate .

***Snack foods and beverages provided during presentation***

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Medically Guided Weight Loss: An Interactive Process Cohort 2: Start date to be determined

Medically Guided Weight Loss: An Interactive Process

Cohort 2: Start date to be determined

This is a unique program of education, support and medically guided endeavors to optimize your success in your weight loss journey. This 6-part program is delivered over several weeks to ensure proper pre-assessment, determine emotional and physical readiness to move forward and provide appropriate medical monitoring over the entire course.

The program is offered on the following dates:

Class 1:Introduction to the program, initial assessment, complete lab testing/EKG (if indicated) and discuss overview of the program.

Class 2: Review of laboratory studies, selection of appropriate approach to weight loss

Class 3: Assessment of progress, group support, tips for success, part 1

Class 4: Assessment of progress, group support, tips for success, part 2

Class 5: Assessment of progress, group support, tips for success, part 3

Class 6: Maintaining progress, group support, continuation assessment

Lab testing required: TSH, CMP

EKG testing required for participants > 50 or with reported blood pressure or cardiac history

A full medical history is required in order to be eligible for any prescribed medications. Please complete "new patient application" if not already an established patient of AFH and at the top of the application write "for weight loss program" at the top right corner of the forms. ***This form must be completed and submitted prior to registration.***

Reservation required, please call 336-846-6100 to register for this course. Please provide your full name, contact number and insurance information to the receptionist.

No insurance? No problem! AFH self-payment rates are applied to all laboratory testing, visit rates, and diagnostic testing...but the course is no cost to you!

We may be able to offer assistance for those individuals experiencing financial hardship.

Need not be a patient of AFH to participate .

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Diabetes:  Nutrition, Fitness and Medication Optimization (3 Part Course) Course Date to Be Determined

Diabetes: Nutrition, Fitness and Medication Optimization (3 Part Course)

Course Date to Be Determined

This 3-Part Course is led by AFH providers and multiple area university Nutrition, Public Health, and Exercise Science students.

A current A1C (blood test) required prior to course. If you are not a patient of AFH and wish to obtain this test through our office, notify the receptionist when scheduling to participate.

Who is eligible: Pre-diabetics, diabetics, and individuals who care for diabetics

What does it cover: Diabetic nutrition, influence of fitness, impact of the disease across other health issues, lifespan health concerns, in-depth medication understanding, options for current medical therapies, setting and achieving personal goals

Where does this take place: Lobby of Ashe Family Healthcare

When: To Be Determined

How do I sign upReservation is required, please call 336-846-6100 to register for this course. Please provide your full name, contact number and insurance information to the receptionist.

No insurance? No problem! We can provide a course waiver to several participants.

We may be able to offer assistance for those individuals experiencing financial hardship.

Need not be a patient of AFH to participate .

***Healthy snack foods and beverages provided during presentation***

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