FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TIRED OF FEELING TIRED? LEARN ABOUT SLEEP DISORDERS
AND TREATMENT OPTIONS AT JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER
JUPITER, Fla. (March 1, 2013) – 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
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 4:
Combating The Hidden Dangers Of Sleep Apnea
Discover the hidden health hazards of sleep apnea, an insidious sleep-related
breathing disorder associated with heart disease, stroke, weight gain,
and diabetes, and other disease processes.
Featuring Jose A. DeOlazabal Jr., DO, Board Certified, Sleep Medicine and
Board Certified, Pulmonologist, and Rahul Aggarwal, MD, Board Certified,
March 4, 2013 | 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium,
North Meeting Room
Sleep Center CPAP Equipment Fair
Come and 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 will display and demonstrate
their latest systems and services.
March 5, 2013 | 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium
Treating Sleep Apnea Without A Mask
CPAP is not the only answer to treating sleep apnea. Join us for an informative
discussion about alternative treatment options, including the effectiveness
of dental appliances.
Featuring Kenneth A. Mogell, DMD, General Dentistry.
March 7, 2013 | 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. | Raso Education Center - Clarke Auditorium
Lunch & Learn: How Diabetes & Weight Gain Affect Sleep
Join us for an informative lunch and learn about how effectively treating
sleep apnea and getting adequate sleep can help you lose weight and reduce
your risk and severity of diabetes. A complimentary screening for sleep
apnea and diabetes will be held at 11:30 a.m. (lecture begins at noon).
Featuring Jose R. DeOlazabal, MD, Board Certified, Sleep Medicine and Board
March 8, 2013 | 11:30 a.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 is the only 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) 744-4478.
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, 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
Community Lectures in Recognition of National Sleep Awareness Week