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2017

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12 — Healthy Living Thursday, June 29, 2017 P ho ne: ( 2 5 2) 5 8 2- 3 6 0 0 Fa x: ( 2 5 2) 5 8 2- 3 5 0 3 6 0 3 E. Was hi ngto n Street La Gra nge, N C 2 8 5 51 Mo nday- Friday 8: 3 0a m- 6: 0 0p m Sat urday 8: 3 0a m- 12: 0 0p m O w ner, De mpsey Hill, R P h 33 D SL0616L © 99 D C T0617 L © E Obstetrics • Accepting ne w O B patients including Medicaid • 3 D/4 D Ultrasound E Gynecology • Pelvic Pain • Abnor mal Bleeding • Fa mily Planning • Menopause E Mini mally Invasive Surgery • Davinci Robotics Hysterecto my • Hysteroscopy E Nutrition & Fitness Counseling Visit us on our website: w w w.goldsboroobgyn.co m For Appoint ments Call 919-735-3464 Delivering specialized care for your pregnancy and co mpassionate healthcare throughout your life. Joseph Flynn, D O Gregory Nichols, D O Glen No wachek, M D Robert Thiele, D O Deborah Johnson, N P 2608 Hospital Road, Goldsboro B y B E C K Y B A R C L A Y bbarclay @ ne wsarg us.co m To help people stay fit a nd healt hy, Go Way ne Go was for med i n Way ne Co u nty. It's a grassroots ca mpaig n t hat e nco urages Way ne Co u nty reside nts to make healt hier n utritio nal deci- sio ns a nd i ncrease p hysical activity, said Paige Field, healt h ed ucator wit h Go Way ne Go. " O ur target pop ulatio n is ad ults, b ut we work wit h kids as well," s he said. " We have o ur walki ng series. We also s upport local b usi nesses a nd c h urc hes to i mple me nt policy c ha nges to help reside nts work to ward a healt hy lifestyle." So me of t he t hi ngs t he gro up does is i mple me nt walki ng trails, create garde ns a nd get eq uip me nt, s uc h as a basketball goal, for t he facility/site. " We also have a 5-3-2-1-0 pledge t hat we sig n people up for," Ms. Field said. " T his pledge is a co m mit- me nt to t he daily goal of t he follo w- i ng: Five fr uits a nd vegetables, t hree bala nced meals, t wo ho urs of T V/electro nics max, o ne ho ur of p hysical activity a nd 0 s ugary dri nks (except o n special occasio ns." Go Way ne Go meets for its s u m mer walk a nd roll series every T h ursday at 6 p. m. for a n ho ur walk. Here is t he Go Way ne Go sc hed ule: • Ju ne 29 at t he co urt ho use steps, i n co nj u nctio n wit h Ce nter Street Ja m feat uri ng Liq uid Pleas ure. • July 13 at Way ne Me morial Hospital for a t wo- mile trek, meet at t he rear parki ng lot of t he hospital near t he po nd. • July 20 at Wal n ut Creek Village, meet at t he pool at 508 Lakes hore Dr. • July 27 at t he co urt ho use steps, i n co nj u nctio n wit h Ce nter Street Ja m feat uri ng Diggerfoot. • A ug. 3 at Pikeville Dee's Park, meet at Railroad a nd Mill streets. • A ug. 10 at t he co urt ho use steps, i n co nj u nctio n wit h Ce nter Street Ja m feat uri ng Gary Lo wder a nd S moki n' Hot. • A ug. 17 at Way ne Me morial Hospital for a t wo- mile trek, meet at t he rear parki ng lot near t he po nd. Self-led walks are held eac h Sat urday of t he mo nt h at 9 a. m. t hro ug h A ug ust. Here's t he sc hed- ule: • First Sat urday at t he yello w ho use at Her ma n Park Ce nter. • Seco nd Sat urday at Sto ney Cree k P ark. • T hird Sat urday at Way nesboro ug h Park. • Fo urt h Sat urday at Steele Me morial Library. Go WayneGo plans walks globi n AI C. Pare nts s ho uld e nco urage lots of activities s uc h as sports, sco uts, c h urc h, sc hool cl ubs, 4- H, da nce, Tayloe said. A nd pare nts also need to be a ware of social stig matis m a nd b ullyi ng iss ues t hat co uld lead to a nxiety/depressio n. " Way ne Co u nty is not u nli ke a ny ot her r ural co u nty i n t he So ut h w here eati ng habits have i nvolve d hig h fatty foo ds li ke bar- bec ue, frie d c hic ke n, b utter, tasty brea ds a n d desserts a n d exces- sive salt," Tayloe sai d. " Most people do not work o ut- doors, a nd t herefore do not have a really active lifestyle d uri ng work- i ng ho urs. Most of us do not gro w up i n fa milies w here healt h/fit- ness/ n utritio n are priorities. " We are j ust as a d dicte d to o ur s mart p ho nes, i Pa ds a n d T V's as ot her peo ple i n t he U. S. O ur rates of ty pe 2 diabetes have stea dily i ncrease d si nce 1980. " Perso nally, I see ma ny more over weig ht/obese c hil dre n t ha n i n previo us deca des; I a m fi nis hi ng my fo urt h deca de of provi di ng pri mary pe diatric care i n Way ne Co u nty." Bei ng obese ca n s horte n o ne's life, Tayloe sai d. Obese peo ple also lea d sic ker lives t ha n no n-obese peo ple. " T herefore, o ur eco no my will not realize its f ull pote ntial, a n d o ur healt h care syste m will beco me more a n d more costly if we do not, as a co m m u nity, a d dress t he e pi de mic of over- weig ht/obesity i n Way ne Co u nty," he sai d. M uc h is bei ng do ne to co mbat obesity i n Way ne Co u nty b ut m uc h more nee ds to be do ne, accor di ng to Tayloe. W he n Dr. C hris Griffi n joi ne d t he pe diatrics practice abo ut 18 years ago, he develo pe d t he C H A N G E progra m for t he Fa mily Y to provi de sc holars hi ps for c hil- dre n to partici pate i n n utritio n a n d fit ness progra m base d at t he Y, b ut provi de d by n utritio nists fro m t he healt h de part me nt a n d ot her orga nizatio ns, fit ness s pe- cialists at t he Y a n d me dical pro- fessio nals fro m Gol dsboro Pe diatrics. " T his progra m has ha d its u ps a n d do w ns, b ut c urre ntly is u p a n d r u n ni ng agai n, a n d is coor di- nate d by Va nessa S piro n at t he Y," Tayloe sai d. A my Bra ntley, P A, registere d dietitia n wit h Gol dsboro Pe diatrics, provi des e d ucatio nal progra ms a n d oversees t he six sc hool-base d healt h ce nters of t he Way ne I nitiative for Sc hool Healt h. " T he provi ders at Gol dsboro Pe diatrics doc u me nt heig ht, weig ht, bo dy mass i n dex ( B MI) a n d bloo d press ure o n all patie nts a n d co u nsel patie nts w ho are over t he 85 perce ntile o n B MI; natio nal a ut horities have classifie d peo ple w ho are 85-95 perce ntile o n B MI as over weig ht, a n d peo ple over 95 perce ntile as obese," Tayloe sai d. " We have ide ntified c hildre n as yo u ng as 10 years of age w ho have type 2 diabetes. We have ide ntified ma ny c hildre n w ho have no n-alco holic fatty liver dis- ease (a side effect of obesity a nd a prec ursor to cirr hosis of t he liver if left u ntreated), so me of w ho m are i n t he presc hool age-gro up. " We give pare nts copies of c hil- dre n's gro wt h c harts, explai ni ng to pare nts t hat most over weig ht/obese c hildre n need to si mply stop gai ni ng weig ht to allo w t heir heig hts to catc h up wit h t heir weig hts." C o nti n ue d fr o m 11 C hil d h o o d o besity

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