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The Plus Side Blog Entry #52 (February 1, 2020)

Blog Entry #52 (February 1, 2020)

Hello everyone… Be sure to “Take Valentine’s Day to Heart!” Read below for tips on how:

Below are this month’s meeting times & dates:

Surgical Group Nutrition Times: *Please make sure you have at least one visit per month*

2/4/20- 2:45-4:00, 2/5/20- 2:45-4:00 (Pre-op class), 2/13/20- 8:45-10:00, 2/18/20- 11:45-1:00, 2/19/20- 8:45-10:00 (Pre-op class), & 2/27/20- 2:45-4:00.

Surgical Support Group Times: (AGH Hospital Cafeteria)*You may attend any type of health-promoting support group or Walk With A Doc event instead of a surgical support group.*

2/12/20 (Patient testimony) & 2/26/20 (Chris Bauer, MSN)- 5:30 pm

Free Surgical Information Seminar Times:

We now offer the surgical seminar on-line as an alternative for those of you with busy schedules & transportation challenges. Go to: to view this. You will need to take the quiz at the end & pass with an 80% or better in order to make an appointment for a consultation with one of the surgeons. Once you have completed the quiz you can call to make an appointment. We will still offer one seminar in person each month (with the exception of January) for those of you who may prefer that option. Insurance & clinical requirements will be discussed during these seminars. The in-person seminar will usually be at 1:00 pm in the surgical office on the 1st Monday of the month. In February, however, it will be held on the second Monday- 2/10/20.

Non-Surgical Support Group Times:

Tuesday evening on 2/11/20 & 2/25/20. *All Tuesday evening groups will be in person in the office & will start at 5:00 & end by 5:30-5:45, depending on discussion*

Wednesday afternoons on 2/5/20, 2/12/20, 2/19/20, & 2/26/20. *All afternoon groups are in-person as well, & will start at 12:00 & end by 12:30-12:45, depending on discussion*

Free Non-Surgical Information Seminar Times:

We offer our non-surgical seminar on-line as well as the surgical one. You may view the seminar on-line if you wish to or attend the in-person seminar at the beginning of the month. Go to: to view the non-surgical seminar on-line. The in-person seminar will always be at 1:00 pm in the surgical office on the 1st Tuesday of the month. In February, however, it will be held on 2/11/20.

For questions, please contact our office @ 410-641-9568, or 410-629-6513.

*Walk With A Doc events which are held every 3rd Saturday & have moved from Ocean Pines to William’s street in Downtown Berlin. The next one is 2/15/20 at 9:00 am. The group meets at the bench in front of the Town Hall & walks the 1- mile route.