Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Nevada Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is launching a Walk with a Doc-Kids Time program to encourage families with children and adolescents to meet for an hour to walk the trails at Springs Preserve. As pediatricians, we encounter many young people who are living more sedentary lives, which can increase their risk for obesity, Type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. We will offer a session to meet with pediatricians for a 3-5 minute discussion on a health-related topic and an opportunity to walk outdoors with other families and health care providers.

Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! While you walk at your own pace, you’ll have the opportunity to have questions answered by local physicians.

This program was started in Columbus, OH in April of 2005 by Dr. David Sabgir and has now expanded throughout the country. You don’t need any special gear and there are no special rules. Just put on a pair of comfortable shoes and walk alone, with friends, a partner or family or with a group. It’s a personal preference.


Upcoming Walks: 

September 9, 2018
8:30 AM
Springs Preserve – 333 South Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada
Jacqueline Patterson, DDS
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October 14, 2018
8:30 AM
Springs Preserve – 333 South Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada
Michael Scheidler, MD, FACS
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November 11, 2018
8:30 AM

Nicholas Regas, DO, PGY1
“ Wilderness  Medicine”

December 9, 2018
8:30 AM

Stephanie Jones, DO, FACS
“ Sweaty Pits are the Pits”

January 13, 2018
8:30 AM

Craig Nakamura, MD, FAAP
“ Running out of Breath”

**Please be sure to bring water and sun protection!

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Kids Time
City and State:
Las Vegas, Nevada

Upcoming Walks: 
Walking the 2nd Sunday of every month at 8:30 AM! See full schedule and details at the bottom left.

Walk Locations:
Sept 2018 – May 2019: Springs Preserve – 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89170

June-Aug: St. Mount Charleston

Powered By:
American Academy of Pediatrics – Nevada Chapter

Lead Physician:
Pam Greenspon, MD, FAAP
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Dr. Bill Downey

 

Contact Information:
nevadachapteraap@gmail.com

Thank You: 
Mountain View Hospital for the pre-walk goodies!
Summerlin Hospital for the water and snacks!

This Walk made possible by WWAD Huntsville:
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