Frisbie Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the 2013 schedule for the Spring Community Wellness Education
series. Community Wellness Education Programs
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. All Community Wellness Education events are free and held at the Community Education & Conference Center. Please visit the Calendar
page, or call (603) 330-7999, to register for the following events:Tuesday, March 26 at 6pm: Pre-Diabetes - Am I at risk and can I prevent it?
Does someone in your family have diabetes? Are you worried that you also will be diagnosed with diabetes? Has your doctor told you that you have "borderline" diabetes?
Recent research has shown that people with pre-diabetes may have already developed some long-term damage to the body, especially to the heart and circulatory systems. Diabetes Educators from the Diabetes & Endocrine Center at Frisbie Memorial Hospital will share the good news on things you can do to prevent, or delay, type 2 diabetes.Wednesday, April 3 at 6pm: Diagnosing and Treating Epilepsy
Each year, 125,000 people are diagnosed with epilepsy. Susan Welby, of the Epilepsy Foundation of New England, will discuss the symptoms and causes of epilepsy and the available treatment options.Monday, April 8 at 6pm: You are not Alone: When to Seek Help for Your Aging Parent or Spouse
Caring for an aging parent or spouse can be a rewarding, yet challenging experience. Learn what is "normal" aging and when you should seek medical expertise. Providers from Frisbie Memorial's Geriatric Psychiatry program discuss the signs, symptoms and treatment options for people age 65 years and older with dementia and depression, or other mental illness or behavioral issues.Monday, April 22 at 6pm: Hip and Knee Arthritis
Do you experience hip or knee pain? Orthopedic surgeon Robert Harrington will discuss the causes, symptoms and available treatment options for hip and knee arthritis.Monday, May 6 at 6pm: "Something isn't okay with my child"
It is estimated that one in every 150 children is affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Speech pathologist, Fran Bodkin, discusses how to diagnose and treat ASD. Learn how to identify symptoms and about the available resources for children diagnosed with ASD.Monday, May 20 at 6pm: Breast Health
General surgeon, Tamsin Durand, MD, will discuss a variety of minimally invasive breast surgeries, including lumpectomies, biopsies, and removal of breast masses and abscesses, some of which can be performed in the minor procedure rooms at Surgical Associates of Rochester.Wednesday, May 22 at 6pm: Shoulder and Rotator Cuff Injuries
What causes shoulder and rotator cuff injuries? Orthopedic surgeon David Thut will discuss the causes, symptoms and available treatment options for shoulder and rotator cuff injuries.
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