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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.

March 2015

Puberty Rocks For Girls

Thursday, March 19th, 6:30-8 p.m., DeKalb Medical Theater-North Decatur campus
Friday, March 20th, 6:30-8 p.m., DeKalb Medical at Hillandale Community Room

Is it time to address your daughter’s journey into adolescence? Learn how to help your daughter navigate the turbulent tween and teen years with the help of DeKalb Medical physician Caryn Johnson , M.D. This fun girl’s night out will cover body changes, mood swings, peer pressure and more. Please note that this evening is only for young ladies and their parent/guardian. To register, call 404.501.WELL or visit www.dekalbmedical.org.

Puberty Rocks For Boys

Thursday, March 26th, 6:30-8 p.m., DeKalb Medical Theater - North Decatur campus – Dr. Stuart Pancer
Friday, March 27th, 6:30-8 p.m. DeKalb Medical at Hillandale - Theatre (Hillandale Professional Building) – Dr. Kenneth Harper

Is it time to address your son’s journey into adolescence? Learn how to help your daughter navigate the turbulent tween and teen years with the help of DeKalb Medical physicians. This fun night out will cover body changes, mood swings, peer pressure and more. Please note that this evening is only for young men and their parent/guardian. To register, call 404.501.WELL or visit www.dekalbmedical.org.

April 2015

30 Days to Fit Feet

N. Decatur Theatre –Tuesday, April 21- 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hillandale Community Room - Tuesday, April 28 – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and the perfect time to renew your focus on your feet. Just about everything you do during the day involves being on your feet. Keeping your feet, ankles and lower legs healthy is the key to preventing unwanted pain and suffering. Ready to take the first step? Join us as our experts address treatment for tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, heel pain, gout, bursitis, corns, bone spurs, flat feet, hammertoes, bunions, ingrown nails, nail fungus, skin disorders, new or old sports injury.

 

 

May 2015

Solutions For Painful Knee Conditions

Tuesday, May 5 6:30-7:30p.m. DeKalb Medical Theater, North Decatur Campus

If you're struggling with chronic knee pain that slows you down or disrupts your day, it may be time to see a doctor. Knee pain is a common complaint among adults, but at what point does that pain become serious enough to warrant medical attention? Dr. Jeff Traub, a DeKalb Medical orthopedic surgeon, will talk about the latest in arthritis treatments, as well as knee reconstruction or replacement. People wishing to take a tour of the Joint Solutions Center should meet in the Theatre at 6 p.m. To register, call 404-501-WELL or visit www.dekalbmedical.org.

Is Heartburn Burning You Up?

Thursday, May 14, 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 interrupting life. Our panel includes: Dr. Mark Stern, Dr. Scott Steinberg, dietician Leslie Tranter and Nurse Navigator Pam Briggs. To register, call 404-501-WELL or visit www.dekalbmedical.org.

June 2015

Men’s Health Panel

June is Men’s Health Month! Recognizing and preventing men’s health problems is not just a man’s issue. Because of its impact on wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters, men’s health is truly a family issue. Men and their loved ones are invited to join us at one of our Men’s Health Panels to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection of disease among men and boys. Panelists will address the importance of annual check-ups, solutions to joint pain, heart health and healthy sleep.

DeKalb Medical encourages men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. What you can do: Wear blue to show your support, schedule an annual exam with your primary care physician, attend one of our informational doctor talks. Our event include a complimentary blood pressure screening and BMI assessment at 6 p.m.

N. Decatur Theatre – Tuesday, June 16 - 6:30- 8 p.m.

Hillandale Community Room – Thursday, June 18 - 6:30- 8 p.m.

2701 North Decatur Road Decatur, GA 30033
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