February 24, 2014


JUPITER, Fla. (February 24, 2014) – Jupiter Medical Center is offering community members some “sound advice they can sleep on,” with a week-long lecture series in recognition of National Sleep Awareness Week, March 2-9, 2014.

An estimated 50-70 million American adults suffer from a sleep disorder. The lecture series at Jupiter Medical Center aims to educate attendees about sleep apnea, how certain health conditions affect sleep, as well as showcase the newest equipment and services available. Lectures begin March 3:

Meet Sherry Johnston from “The Biggest Loser”
Sherry Johnston and her daughter knew they had sleep apnea when they joined “The Biggest Loser” – they just hadn’t been able to treat it. Learn about the relationship between weight gain and sleep apnea and hear Sherry’s inspiring story of her weight loss journey and treatment for her sleep apnea.

Monday, March 3, 2014 | 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

Sleep Center CPAP Equipment Fair
See the latest CPAP and BiPAP systems, masks and accessories in one place in one evening. Local and national dealers, manufacturers and providers of PAP equipment and masks have been invited to display and demonstrate their latest systems and services.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

Treating Sleep Apnea without a Mask
CPAP is not the only answer. Join us for an interactive discussion about alternative treatment options for sleep apnea, including the effectiveness of dental appliances.

Featuring Kenneth A. Mogell, DMD, General Dentistry.

Thursday, March 6, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

Lunch & Learn: Home Sleep Tests vs. Sleep Center Tests
Join us for an informative lunch and learn about the difference between home sleep testing and having a sleep study done at an accredited sleep center.

Featuring Jose R. DeOlazabal, MD, Board Certified, Sleep Medicine and Board Certified, Pulmonologist.

Friday, March 7, 2013 | 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium

Space is limited. Registration is required for all lectures. Visit www.jupitermed.com/events or call (561) 263-2628.

Jupiter Medical Center’s Sleep Center was the first hospital-based facility in Palm Beach and Martin counties accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The Sleep Center provides a comprehensive program specifically designed to evaluate and treat all types of sleep-related disorders with quality care and commitment. For more information, visit www.jupitermed.com/sleep-center or call (561) 263-4478.

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, 575 physicians and 640 volunteers. For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.

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