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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

Daddy Boot Camp

Thursday, August 14th
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
DeKalb Medical 4040 Classroom, North Decatur campus

Just in time for Father’s Day on the 15th! Prepare for the adventure of your life with valuable advice from real dads. DeKalb Medical physician Stuart Pancer will address gearing up for the birth, settling in with new baby, caring for new moms, transforming into a dad and building a family. Recommended for last trimester expectant fathers. Please call 678.701.3851 to register for this free talk.

Heartburn Burning You Up?

Thursday, August 21st
6:30 p.m. - 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. Mark Stern, Dr. Scott Steinberg, nutritionist Lynn Leo and Nurse Navigator Pam Briggs.

Heart Health: 5 Tips to Lower High Blood Pressure

Thursday, August 26th
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Community Room at Hillandale

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, affects millions, even children and teens. Adopting a healthy lifestyle is critical to managing high blood pressure, which in turn reduces your risk for heart disease, kidney disease and stroke. Learn about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of high blood pressure. Let's get started!

6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Complimentary blood pressure screening and BMI measurement
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Doctor Panel – Discussion and Q&A

September

Solutions for Painful Knee Conditions

Thursday, September 11th
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. 

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

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