Empowered Birth - Exploring Options (CANCELLED)
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
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.
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.