December 19, 2013


JUPITER, Fla. (December 19, 2013) – Jupiter Medical Center is ringing in the start of the new year with a full month of community lectures, classes and demonstrations. The month kicks-off with our popular Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle classes. Lectures are as follows:

Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle Classes
In a world of fast food and fad diets, it’s easy to forget how to eat healthy. Good nutrition is the one thing that matters most in your diet, health and lifestyle. Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is the key to good health. Topics include: Healthy Eating for Women & Men • Supermarket Savvy • Emotional and Personality Impact on Eating • Food Label Reading/Portion Distortion • Dining Out Guidelines/Physical Activity • Healthy Eating on the Run/Fitting it into Your Lifestyle.

Cost is $59 (includes healthy eating starter kit). Reservations are required. Space is limited to 12 participants (minimum of 4 required to hold class). For more information or to register, call (561) 263-4HER(437) or (561) 263-4HIM(446). (Nutrition Counseling, individual one-hour sessions - $75)

Featuring Yolanda Torres, RD, LDN, CDE.

Mondays, January 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2014 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke North

The Truth About Thyroid Disorders
Thyroid disorders affect 20 million people in the U.S., many of which remain undiagnosed. Join us for an informative discussion and learn about the function of the thyroid gland, thyroid diseases, and treatment options – including minimally-invasive surgical intervention.

Featuring Raul Arroyo, MD, Board Certified, General Surgery.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Orthopedic Lecture Series: Oh, My Aching Back!
Back pain affects eight out of ten people at some point in their lives. Join us for an interactive discussion about the causes of back pain, as well as the latest minimally-invasive surgical techniques for the relief of back pain. Bring your MRI or CT scan to receive a complimentary review.

Featuring Robert Biscup, MS, DO, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Specialist.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 | 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Lunch and Learn: The Role of Nutrition and Antioxidants in Wellness
Join us for an informative presentation to learn about the role nutrition and antioxidants play in the prevention of certain illnesses. Learn the ins and outs of antioxidants including what they are, what types are available, and how to maintain optimal levels in your system.

Featuring David Feld, MD, Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology. Related Information

Friday, January 17, 2014 | Noon – 1 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke AuditoriumRelated Document

Can Meditation Improve Your Health?
Meditation has been shown to improve creative thinking, as well as reduce stress, anxiety, and even blood pressure. Join us for an informative discussion to learn about meditation and how it can improve your health, as well as Mindful Living classes offered at Jupiter Medical Center.

Featuring Kim LaRue, Certified Health Coach, LMT, RYT

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Women Talk: A New Year, A Healthier You – Weight Management Options
It’s a new year, and it’s time to make good on those resolutions! Join us for an informative panel discussion on weight management options to support you in your journey to a healthier weight. Learn more about medical weight loss; our weight management program that incorporates exercise, health coaching and behavioral counseling; and surgical weight loss.

Featuring Richard Delucia Jr., MD, Board Certified, Family Medicine; Fred Silvestri, MD, Board Certified, General Surgery; and Cyndi Drake, MS, Manager, Outpatient Rehab Clinics & Wellness Services.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Lunch and Learn: Getting Older and Gaining Weight - The Menopause Connection
As women age, some notice that maintaining their usual weight becomes more difficult. In fact, many women gain weight around the menopause transition. Menopause weight gain, however, isn't inevitable. Join us for a lunch and learn on the causes and available treatment options, so you can take action to live a healthier lifestyle.

Featuring Catherine G. Drourr, MD, Board Certified, Internal Medicine.

Friday, January 24, 2014 | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Orthopedic Lecture Series: Joint Replacement Options
If you suffer from hip or knee pain, there are joint replacement surgical options you should be aware of. Join us to learn about the latest techniques and options available to provide relief from hip or knee pain, so you can get you back to doing the activities you enjoy.

Featuring Vincent Fowble, MD, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 | 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Juicing 101
Juicing has become increasingly popular for a number of health and wellness benefits. Join us for an interactive program that will include the health benefits of juicing, which fruits and vegetables to use, and the benefit of using organic foods. A juicing demonstration and samples will be part of the program.

Featuring Ken Grey, AP, DOM.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Advances in Non-Surgical Treatment of Knee Pain
More than 20 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. If you suffer from chronic knee pain due to OA, you may be a candidate for a Cooled Radiofrequency (RF) Genicular Neurotomy treatment. Join us for an informative presentation about this revolutionary, minimally-invasive treatment option.

Featuring Nathaniel Drourr, MD, Board Certified, Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Medical Director, Pain Management Center.

Friday, January 31, 2014 | Noon – 1 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Space is limited. Registration is required for all events. To register, please visit or call (561) 263-2628.

About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the Medical Center has approximately 1,500 team members, 520 physicians and 700 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center is the recipient of the HealthGrades ‘America’s 50 Best’ Award™ for three years in a row (2011-2013) and the Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for nine years in a row (2005-2013). For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit

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