FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUPITER, Fla. (February 27, 2014) – Jupiter Medical Center is pleased to present our ongoing series of lectures and events for the month of March. Please mark your calendar to take advantage of upcoming programs that may be of benefit to you or someone you know. 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.
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium North
Introduction to T’ai Chi
Join us for an informative discussion about the benefits of T’ai Chi as well as a brief demonstration of basic movements. Learn more about the gentle flowing movements of T’ai Chi, which helps treat your whole body to a gentle and relaxing workout.
Featuring James Satterfield, Certified T’ai Chi Instructor.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 |10:30 a.m. - Noon | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium South
Ask the Experts: Pelvic Floor Disorders
Did you know that 25% of all women suffer from a pelvic floor disorders. These can range from incontinence (urinary or fecal) to pelvic organ prolapse. Join us for an informative discussion about these disorders, advances in treatment options and meet a physical therapist who specializes in this field.
Featuring Anthony Shaya, MD, MPH, FACOG, Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Daniel Caruso, MD, MBA, Board Certified, Urology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Women’s Club of Stuart, 729 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34994
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, DO, MS, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Specialist.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 | 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium
Lunch & Learn: Vascular Disease: Screening and Prevention
Join us for an informative lunch and learn to discuss the causes, symptoms and latest treatment options for common vascular diseases, including screening tools for diagnosis and prevention.
Featuring Andrew Hall, MD, Board Certified, Diagnostic Radiology, Fellowship Trained, Interventional Radiology.
Friday, March 14, 2014 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium
Women Talk: The Connection Between Diabetes, Weight Gain and Sleep Disorders
Diabetes affects over 20 million Americans and obesity has become an epidemic. Did you know that there is a connection between weight gain, diabetes and how you sleep? Join us for an informative discussion including lifestyle changes you can make to improve your health and your sleep.
Featuring Neal Nay, RPSGT, RST, Manager, Jupiter Medical Center’s Sleep Center, and Siobhan Gross, RN, CDE, Diabetes Education.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium
Advances in Non-Surgical Treatment of Knee Pain
Over 20 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. If you’re suffering from chronic knee pain due to OA, join us to learn about Cooled Radiofrequency (RF) for Genicular Neurotomy – a revolutionary, minimally-invasive treatment option.
Featuring Nathaniel Drourr, MD, Board Certified, Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Medical Director, Jupiter Medical Center’s Pain Management Center.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Women’s Club of Stuart, 729 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34994
Juicing has become increasingly popular for a number of health and wellness benefits. Join us for an interactive program that will include information on the health benefits of juicing, which fruits and vegetables to use, and organic vs. non-organic foods. A juicing demonstration and samples will be part of the program.
Featuring Ken Grey, AP, DOM.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium
Lunch & Learn: When Should I Get a Colonoscopy?
In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, join us for an informative lunch and learn about the importance of screening colonoscopies.
Featuring Roger Koerner, MD, Board Certified, Gastroenterology.
Friday, March 21, 2014 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium
Women’s Health for All Ages and Stages of Your Life
Women’s healthcare needs are unique, whether you are having a baby, approaching menopause or just trying to live a healthier lifestyle. Join us for an informative discussion designed to empower you to be proactive about your health! Learn more about age appropriate screenings, controversy surrounding mammography screening guidelines and how to live a healthier life!
Featuring Theresa Goebel, DO, Board Certified, Family Practice, and Susan Poncy, MD, Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Director, Jupiter Medical Center’s Women’s Health Program.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Women’s Club of Stuart, 729 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34994
Orthopedic Lecture Series: What You Should Know About Shoulder Pain
Do you suffer from shoulder pain, and have trouble doing simple day-to-day activities? Join us for an interactive discussion on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options of shoulder pain, including the latest surgical options.
Featuring Ryan Simovitch, MD, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder Specialist.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium
Lunch & Learn: Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a long-term disease that leads to inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues. With the right medications and treatment plan, you can get back to doing the things you enjoy. Join us for an informative lunch and learn on the signs and symptoms of RA, as well as treatment options, including medications, physical therapy and education.
Featuring Howard Busch, DO, Board Certified, Rheumatology.
Friday, March 28, 2014 |12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium
Advanced Nutrition: Gluten-Free Popularity
Join us for an informative discussion to expand your nutrition knowledge. Learn about gluten-free foods, substitutes for foods that contain gluten, and how to avoid gluten and still eat a healthy, balanced diet.
Featuring Yolanda Torres, RD, LDN, CDE.
Monday, March 31, 2014 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.| Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium
Space is limited. Registration is required for all events. To register, please visit www.jupitermed.com/events 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, 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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