MPM Experts Host Community Health Seminars

Prostate Cancer, Stroke, Diabetes and Joint Replacement

CLEARWATER, Fla., (August 1, 2017) -- Health experts from Morton Plant Mease invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in September focusing on prostate cancer, stroke, diabetes and joint replacement. The monthly seminars are free and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County. 
 
Know Your Risk for Prostate Cancer
Thursday, September 14
12:30 p.m.
Dunedin Public Library, 223 Douglas Avenue, Dunedin

Urologist Chad P. Hubsher, MD, and Radiation Oncologist Peter Johnstone, MD, will discuss the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer, how it’s diagnosed and available treatment options.

Assessing Stroke Symptoms
Wednesday, September 20
Noon
Aging Well Center at the Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater

Eric Lopez, MD, will explain the signs of stroke and treatments that can reduce damage from the most common type of stroke. Sleep apnea also will be discussed.

Advancements in Join Replacement
Wednesday, September 27
Noon
Countryside Library, 2nd Floor Meeting Room, 2642 Sabal Springs Dr., Clearwater

Orthopedic Surgeon, David Cheong, MD, will discuss surgical joint replacement advancements, including the enhanced precision of computer navigation technology for hips and knees.

Food Cravings

Wednesday, September 27
12:30 p.m.
North Pinellas YMCA, 4550 Village Center Dr., Palm Harbor

A certified diabetes educator will explain how diet and physical activity can slow the progression of diabetes, and how to reduce unhealthy cravings.

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. For more information about Morton Plant Mease, go to www.baycare.org

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 13 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.

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