Enhance your quality of life with education and wellness programs
At Novant Health Forsyth Medical
Center and the Novant Health Maya Angelou Women's Health & Wellness Center, we offer a broad range of wellness services to improve your
health and well-being. Our staff of healthcare professionals will
work closely with you to create a personalized wellness program that
can help ensure you live a healthy and active life.
For more information about our wellness
programs and services, call
We offer free community education
programs based on many health-related topics, including:
Medical Nutrition Therapy is an individualized appointment for personalized nutritional assessment and intervention for the following particular medical conditions. Services are provided for adults and pediatrics.
Some of the nutrition interventions we provide include education for the following:
- Cardiovascular disease
- Eating disorders
- Food allergies
- Gastric bypass
- GI disorders
- General nutrition and wellness
- High cholesterol
- Impaired glucose tolerance
- Irritable bowel
- Nutrition for children
- Nutrition for elderly
- Obesity (adult and pediatric)
- Renal failure
- Underweight or malnourished
Your doctor may call us at 336-277-1660 to schedule an appointment. Fees are charged for all of our services. You should consult your individual insurance company to verify coverage.
strive to maintain a healthy weight and stay fit, but it isn’t always easy. Through our Healthy Family Program, our
doctors and nutritionists can help you take control and maintain your desired
healthy weight. The Healthy Family Program helps the whole family adopt a
healthier lifestyle through education, counseling, family involvement and group
Bariatric medicine is a surgical tool to assist overweight
individuals with weight loss. Patients who combine bariatric surgery with
lifestyle changes, including an improved diet and exercise, can experience
complete and safe weight loss.
Online nutrition journal
We have a new, online nutrition tracker where you can manage your
nutritional goals. You can track your weight loss, your food intake and eating
patterns in order to establish a healthier lifestyle and nutrition pattern and
to assist in the prevention of disease.
wellness center can also help you improve your well-being and reduce
your risk of disease and illness. Our state-of-the-art facility
provides access to health risk assessments, biometric and
preventative screenings and a wellness gym. We also offer on-site
lifestyle modification programs, including:
management: Get the information, tools, support and guidance you
need to reduce body weight, improve overall health and create a new,
management: Identify the warning signs and symptoms of stress, the
effects of stress on health, relaxation exercises and techniques to
cessation: Help identity triggers for smoking, evaluate your
readiness to quit while and take advantage of the best techniques to
As parents, we are all concerned about our children's health. Today's fast-paced lifestyle makes it harder than ever to ensure that our kids get the nutrition and exercise they need.
KidSmart® is a program of the Forsyth Medical Center. The program's goal is to help children and their families learn about making healthy food and lifestyle choices in a fun way.
KidSmart articles are produced throughout the year by Forsyth Medical Center. Topics include healthy eating and nutrition, weight management and positive body image, and a variety of other issues that are important for women and their families. The articles can be great resources to share with teachers, play groups, kid's camps, sports clubs and other places where parents gather. To view the articles, you will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer. If you do not have a PDF reader, you can download one for free.
Women with disabilities
Forsyth Medical Center handles the care of women with disabilities to meet their needs for accessibility just like every woman we treat. Appointments, screenings and exams are available with specially designed equipment for ease of access, and no woman is declined treatment due to a disability. We recognize that every person is different, each is shaped by unique life experiences and abilities and each deserves the same remarkable care.