FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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
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 -
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
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
JMC Sleep Week 2014 Community Lectures