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Apr i l , M ay, Ju n e 2 0 1 3 C ommunity Hea lth programs Pituitary Disorders Weight Gain Pituitary Disorders Support Group Weight Gain Care WEDNESDAYS, MAY 15 & JULY 17 / 6:00 to 8:00 pm THURSDAY, MAY 23 / Noon to 1:30 pm The UCLA Pituitary Tumor Program is sponsoring a free, informal support group that meets every other month to provide information, help and encouragement for those faced with pituitary conditions. WHERE: 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 206 TO RSVP: PituitarySupportGroup@mednet.ucla.edu or (310) 825-5874 or pituitary.ucla.edu Plastic Surgery Facial Rejuvenation Update THURSDAY, MAY 23 / 6:00 to 7:00 pm James P. Bradley, board-certified plastic surgeon, will present the most up-to-date facial rejuvenation procedures that maximize results while minimizing downtime and answer questions regarding facial aesthetics. WHERE: 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 465 INFO: (310) 825-1987 Rabindra Watson, MD, UCLA gastroenterologist, will discuss the mechanisms of weight gain, how bariatric surgery works, why many patients regain weight after surgery, endoscopic techniques to treat weight regain, and some new completely endoscopic techniques to treat obesity. WHERE: Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Wellness Change Your Life ONGOING The UCLA Cardiopulmonary Rehab Heart Failure/Transplant Department presents an integrative program focused on the healing potential of how taking care of your heart and your mind in a safe environment of support groups for men, caregivers and heart transplant patients and families. Sleep Disorders TUESDAY, JUNE 18 / 2:30 to 4:00 pm Learn how to reduce insomnia, find solutions to sleep disorders and follow sleep hygiene techniques to get a good night’s sleep. WHERE: Sunrise Assisted Living of Santa Monica, 1312 15th Street, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 MONDAY, APRIL 29 / 2:00 to 3:30 pm This interactive workshop will explore the different types and motivations for drinking and will focus on ways of consuming alcohol by cultivating moderation and using mindfulness strategies. WHERE: Fireside Room, First United Methodist Church, 1008 11th Street, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 Look Good, Feel Better Class MONDAY, APRIL 29 / 2:30 to 4:30 pm This specially designed American Cancer Society program teaches how to use scarves, wigs and makeup to address the side effects of cancer treatments and regain confidence. For cancer patients only. WHERE: 1821 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (800) 227-2345 Being Gluten Free WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 / 1:00 to 2:30 pm It’s Not a Diet, It’s a Way of Life Gluten Free. What does it mean, and is it for me? UCLA dietitian Melissa Glasser, MPH, RD, will explore the gluten-free diet. Therapeutic Massage Treatment WHERE: Miller Family YMCA, 320 Via Las Brisas, Newbury Park TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 THURSDAY, APRIL 25 / 10:00 to 11:30 am Mindfulness Classes and Events INFO: (310) 825-0014 or asaltzman@mednet.ucla.edu Sleep Disorders Mindful Drinking Heather Palleiko, clinical specialist at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, will discuss the role therapeutic massage plays in integrative medicine, and how self-care techniques can reduce tension and chronic low back pain. WHERE: Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 ONGOING UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center offers classes, workshops and retreats for the public to learn mindfulness techniques and practices to reduce stress and promote well-being. WHERE: Hammer Museum INFO: marc.ucla.edu or (310) 206-7503 Uterine Fibroid Uterine Fibroid Update WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5 / 10:00 to 11:30 am Simin Bahrami, MD, UCLA radiologist, will discuss minimally invasive therapy options, including MR Guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound treatment for uterine fibroids. F E ATURE D E V ENT Golf Clinic MonDAY, APRIL 29 / 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Did you miss a lecture you wanted to attend? The American Heart/American Stroke Association is partnering with UCLA Health  to bring Saving Strokes to Los Angeles! Saving Strokes is a rehabilitation golf program for stroke survivors and their caregivers to introduce or reintroduce stroke survivors to the game of golf post stroke. The event is FREE to attend and includes a golf lesson, health and vendor fair and free lunch. You can find videos of some of our past lectures by going to uclahealth.org/ProgramVideos. Learn about hyperbaric medicine, urinary incontinence, mindful awareness or sleep disorders. WHERE: Rancho Park Golf Course TO RSVP: Carrie Vines (916) 446-6505 or at carrie.vines@heart.org INFO: savingstrokes.com WHERE: Belmont Village, 10475 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles TO RSVP: (800) 516-5323 UCLAHEALTH.ORG 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631)