March 20, 2014


JUPITER, Fla. (March 20, 2013) – Jupiter Medical Center kicks-off the spring season with a full calendar of community lectures and classes during the month of April. Please mark your calendar to take advantage of upcoming programs that may be of benefit to you or someone you know. Lectures and classes 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 four 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.

April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014 | 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium North

T’ai Chi for New Beginners
Join us for a weekly T’ai Chi class for beginners. Learn more about the gentle flowing movements of T’ai Chi, which helps treat your whole body to a gentle and relaxing workout. Cost is $48 per month (minimum of eight required to hold class). Please call (561) 263-4437 to register.

Featuring Jim Satterfield, Certified T’ai Chi Instructor.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 | 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | 1004 Building, Wellness Center Studio

Vascular Ulcers of the Lower Extremities
Ulcers of the lower extremities, particularly in individuals older than 65 years, are a common cause for visits to the podiatrist, wound care specialist, primary care physician, vascular surgeon, or dermatologist. Join us for an informative discussion to learn about overall vascular health, signs and symptoms of ulcers, and treatment options – including wound care.

Featuring Suresh Kacham, MD, Board Certified, Internal Medicine.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Lunch & Learn: Heart-to-Heart About Your Cardiovascular Health
Be heart smart! Join us for a Lunch & Learn on cardiovascular disease risk factors as well as recommendations for prevention and early detection. The key to a long, healthy life begins with a healthy heart.

Featuring Adrian Danchenko, MD, Board Certified, Cardiology.

Friday, April 4, 2014 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Orthopedic Lecture Series: Keep Your Joints Jumping
Don’t let joint pain get you down. Join us for an interactive discussion on the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and current trends in treatment therapies for some of the most common joint injuries.

Featuring David Rondon, MD, Board Certified, Orthopedics.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Lunch & Learn: Be Smart About Your Prostate Health
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 233,000 new cases of prostate cancer are expected to be diagnosed this year in the United States. It’s important for men to be proactive about their prostate health, and recognize any signs and symptoms. Join us for a Lunch & Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, including radiation therapy.

Featuring Michael Jacobs, MD, Board Certified, Urology; and David Herold, MD, Board Certified, Radiation Oncology, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Jupiter Medical Center’s Foshay Cancer Center.

Friday, April 11, 2014 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Women Talk: Are You at Risk for Breast or Ovarian Cancer?
One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. There will be more than 22,000 new cases of ovarian cancer diagnosed this year. Do you know your risk for either of these cancers? Join us for an informative discussion about risk factors, the importance of knowing your family history, and genetic testing.

Featuring Constance Murphy, ARNP, Cancer Risk Assessment & Genetics Program, Jupiter Medical Center’s Comprehensive Breast Care Program; and Amy Shainman, Previvor.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Women’s Health Lecture Series: Ask the Experts: Pelvic Floor Disorders
Did you know that 25% of all women suffer from a pelvic floor disorder? 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; Daniel Caruso, MD, MBA, Board Certified, Urology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery; and Megan Petrosky, Physical Therapist, Jupiter Medical Center’s Rehab & Wellness Center.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Juicing: Join Us for Part III of Our Ongoing Juicing Series
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, April 24, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 7 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 & 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, April 25, 2014 |12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Digestive Health Lecture Series: Barrett’s Esophagus
It is estimated that more than three million men and women in the United States suffer from Barrett’s esophagus. If left untreated, this can turn into esophageal cancer. In recognition of National Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, join us for an informative discussion to learn who is at risk for developing Barrett’s esophagus, screening tests, and advances in treatment, including radiofrequency ablation.

Featuring Chester Maxson, MD, Board Certified, Gastroenterology, Medical Director, Center for Excellence in Digestive Health, Jupiter Medical Center.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center, Clarke Auditorium

Can’t Sleep? Take Control of Your Insomnia
Sleep is as essential in your daily routine as diet and exercise. Inadequate sleep can result in fatigue, depression, concentration problems, illness and injury. Join us for an informative discussion to learn about sleep efficiency improvement using evidence-based methods.

Featuring Neal Nay, RPSGT, RST, Manager, Jupiter Medical Center’s Sleep Center.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 | 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.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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