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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.


Pondering Pregnancy

Monday, September 22nd
6:30 p.m. - 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 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, ask questions about pregnancy myths and tour our maternity area.

Celebrating Women's Health:  Ladies' Night Out to Empower Women to Make Health a Priority

Tuesday, September 23rd
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Community Room at Hillandale

What does it mean to be a well woman? It's a state of mind. It's being as healthy as you can be. And, most importantly, it's about taking steps to improve your physical and mental health. Our expert panel of doctors will offer information on a wide range of women's health topics such as healthy aging, breast cancer, fitness and nutrition, heart health and stroke, menopause and more. Come early and receive a complimentary bone density scan of the heel which indicates whether you may need further osteoporosis testing.

6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Complimentary Heel Scan and Refreshments
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Doctor Panel and Q&A

Solutions for Painful Knee Conditions

Tuesday, September 30th
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
DeKalb Medical Theatre, North Decatur campus

Join Dr. Jeff Traub, 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. 


Senior Care Discussion Panel

Wednesday, October 8th
Noon - 2 p.m.
Theatre, North Decatur campus

Seniors and family members caring for seniors face a myriad of challenges as they navigate healthcare issues, legal needs and home care needs. Join a panel of senior care experts from DeKalb Medical and Senior Provisions to learn more about 2015 Medicare changes, elder law needs, Veterans Administration benefits and different levels of care as people’s needs change. A light lunch will be served so reservations for this free presentation are required.

Overcoming Hip Pain

Thursday, October 14th
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Theatre, North Decatur Campus

Join us during Bone and Joint Health National Awareness Week to learn how you can overcome hip pain. Bone and joint conditions are the most common cause of severe long-term pain and physical disability worldwide, affecting hundreds of millions of people. Orthopedic surgeon Chris Haraszti, M.D., will discuss the latest advances in the treatment of hip conditions. Guests wishing to take a tour of the Joint Solutions Center should meet in the theatre at 6 p.m.

The ABCs of Breast Cancer Prevention

Thursday, October 23rd
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Community Room at Hillandale

While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take steps to detect the disease in its early stages. Learn how you can reduce your risk of developing breast cancer from Nurse Navigator Ruby Guillory, who focuses on how to be a good steward of your health by making diet and lifestyle changes.


Mindful Eating This Holiday Season

Thursday, November 6th, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Theatre, North Decatur Campus -- Lynn Leo, RD, LD, CDE
Monday, November 10th, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Community Room, Hillandale Campus -- Leslie Tranter, RD, LD, CDE

As the holidays approach, learn how to use all your senses to choose food that is both satisfying and nourishing. Through interactive techniques, diabetes educators and dietitians will explain how to select the right foods at parties, understand physical fullness, become a food critic, calm your holiday stress without overeating and change your relationship with food.

Is Heartburn Burning You Up?

Tuesday, November 18th
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Theatre, North Decatur Campus

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 your enjoyment of the holidays. Our expert panel includes: Mark Stern, M.D., Scott Steinberg, M.D., dietitian Leslie Tranter and nurse navigator Pam Briggs.

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