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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 provided and parking is validated. All events are free, but registration is required in case we need to notify you of schedule changes. Call 770.233.7389 or visit Classes & Events. Please find our upcoming talks below. 

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.

February 2016

Empowered Birth – Explore Your Options at Our Open House

Thursday, February 25, 2016, Bailey Auditorium, North Decatur Campus, 6:30–8 p.m.

There are many decisions to make when deciding when to start a family or what hospital is best for the birth. Because each birthing experience is unique to the parents’ needs, it is important to find a facility that lets women make decisions to create a personal, unique experience that fits their families’ needs. Learn more about how an emphasis on personalized, quality maternity care makes the physicians and staff at DeKalb Medical the right partners for your journey to parenthood.

Join us for an evening of informal, one-on-one conversations with obstetricians and maternity services nurses who can answer your questions about birthing options and care you can expect at DeKalb Medical, the first hospital in Georgia to receive the international “Baby-Friendly” designation. Not only will you meet the people who provide this care, but you can get answers to questions such as:

  • Can my partner stay in the room with me?
  • Is my baby with me at all times?
  • Can I choose a water birth?
  • Is there someone who can help if I have trouble breastfeeding?

March 2016

Peanut Allergy? Effective Treatment Exists

Thursday, March 10, 2016, DeKalb Medical Theatre, North Decatur Campus, 7–8 p.m.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), food allergies affect nearly 11 million people in the United States. Peanut allergy, however, is one of the most dangerous allergies. Join George Gottlieb, M.D., to learn about an effective new treatment that enables peanut allergy sufferers to reduce the risk of reaction to peanuts and peanut products.
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