Morton Plant Mease Invites Community to Health Seminars

Topics include Mediterranean Lifestyle, Weight Loss Surgery, Sleep

CLEARWATER, Fla., (March 3, 2014)

A Healthy Mediterranean Lifestyle
Thursday, April 2
10 a.m.
Mease Dunedin Hospital, Meeting Room 1-2, 601 Main St., Dunedin
A certified diabetes educator will present information about the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet and lifestyle.

Weight Loss Surgery Information
Thursday, April 2
5:30 p.m.
Mease Dunedin Hospital, Physician’s Office Building, Ste. 600, 646 Virginia St., Dunedin
Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session. Meet surgeon Richard Gordon, MD, and learn more about your options. 

CPAP Use and Sleepiness
Wednesday, April 15
6 p.m.
Mease Countryside Hospital, Meeting Rooms 1-5, 3231 McMullen-Booth Road, Safety Harbor
Pulmonologist Zahid Akram, MD, will discuss causes of sleepiness that can often be alleviated, as well as issues related to PAP therapy and how to resolve them .

Dizziness and Balance Disorders
Wednesday, April 15
Noon
Aging Well Center at the Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater
Neurologist Stuart Sinoff, MD, will discuss symptoms and causes of dizziness and balance problems, which often lead to falls or serious injuries.

To pre-register for a health seminar, call (727) 953-6877, or visit: www.BayCareEvents.org

About Morton Plant Mease 
Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 11 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Women’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Hospital-South (opening in early 2015), South Florida Baptist, and Winter Haven. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org. 

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