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Doc Talks

You’re invited to learn about a wide range of healthcare topics at DeKalb Medical's free Doc Talks. Light refreshments will be served. All events and parking are free, but registration is required. Please find our upcoming talks below. Call 404.501.WELL (9355) for more information or to register.

August 2015

Is Heartburn Burning You Up?

August 20, Thursday, 6:30- 7:30 p.m., DeKalb Medical Theatre, North Decatur Campus

Is Heartburn Burning You Up? Do you wonder if you will be taking antacids and pills the rest of your life to treat heartburn? Did you know that long-term heartburn also leads to esophageal cancer? Hear from DeKalb Medical’s Heartburn Solutions Center professionals as they discuss how you can keep chronic heartburn from disrupting your life. Our panel includes: Dr. Scott Steinberg and Nurse Navigator Pam Briggs. To register, call 404-501-WELL or visit www.dekalbmedical.org.
 

Solutions for Painful Hip Conditions

August 25, Tuesday, 6:30-7:30p.m. DeKalb Medical Theater-North Decatur Campus

Join Dr. Chris Haraszti, a DeKalb Medical orthopedic surgeon, as he talks about the latest advances in knee replacements and the treatment of knee conditions and pain. People wishing to take a tour of the Joint Solutions Center should meet in the Theatre at 5 p.m. To register, call 404-501-WELL or visit www.dekalbmedical.org.

September 2015

Empowered Birth - Exploring Options

September 15, Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m. Dr. Bobbie Bailey Tower Auditorium, North Decatur Campus

Whether you are just starting to contemplate having a baby or it’s the only think on your mind, DeKalb Medical’s team is here to help. We invite you to meet our panel of experts and receive tips on what to expect during pregnancy, ask questions about pregnancy myths and tour our maternity area. Learn about the benefits of having your baby at a "Baby-Friendly" Hospital. To register, call 404-501-WELL or visit www.dekalbmedical.org.

Puberty Rocks for Girls

September 11, Friday, 6:30-8 p.m., Hillandale Radiation Oncology Professional Building Theatre
Is it time to address your daughter's journey into adolescence? Girls, ages 9-14, and their parent/guardian are invited to hear from DeKalb Medical physician Caryn Johnson M.D. about body changes, mood swings, peer pressure and more. To register, call 404-501-WELL or visit www.dekalbmedical.org.

October 2015

Solutions to Joint Pain

October 15, Thursday, Theatre, N. Decatur -  6:30-7:30 p.m.

What better time to learn about your options for overcoming joint pain than during Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week.  Bone and joint conditions are the most common cause of severe long-term pain and physical disability worldwide affecting hundreds of millions of people. Join orthopedic surgeon Nathan Jove’, M.D. as he talks about the latest advances in the treatment of joint conditions. Guests wishing to take a tour of the Joint Solutions Center should meet in the theatre at 6 p.m. 

The ABC’s of Breast Cancer Prevention & Bling Your Bra

October 27, Thursday, Community Room, Hillandale - 6:30 -7:30 p.m.

While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to detect the disease in its early stages. Learn what to do to reduce your risk of developing breast cancer from physicians and nurse navigators  who focus on how to be a good steward of your health by making diet and lifestyle changes. Bring a bra to “bling” or decorate on that we provide. Decaroated bras will be displayed at the hospital Breast Centers.

November 2015

Is Heartburn Burning You Up?

November 12, Thursday, Theatre, N. Decatur – 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Do you wonder if you will be taking antacids and pills the rest of your life to treat your heartburn? Hear from DeKalb Medical’s Heartburn Solutions Center professionals as they discuss how you can keep chronic heartburn from disrupting your life and enjoyment of the holidays. Panel includes Dr. Jeff Kamean, Dr. Scott Seinberg, and Nurse Navigator Pam Briggs.

Empowered Birth – Explore Your Options

November 17, Tuesday, Dr. Bobbie Bailey Auditorium, N. Decatur – 6:30-8p .m.

Whether you are just starting to contemplate having a baby or it’s the only thing on your mind, DeKalb Medical’s team is here to help. We invite you to meet our panel of experts and receive tips on what to expect during pregnancy, discover the right birthing method for you, ask questions about pregnancy myths and tour our maternity area. Learn why it is important to have your baby at a Baby-Friendly hospital.

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