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CDH Doctors Share Free Advice


“Dinner with the Doc” Ed. Series Classes Announced for January

WINFIELD, Ill., December 8, 2006—January sends most people into thoughts of setting a New Year’s Resolution. Will you lose weight, take better care of yourself or eat better?  One idea is to pull yourself away from the television and expand your mind. Central DuPage Hospital offers free educational events open to the public throughout the year. The “Dinner with the Doc” series includes a healthy gourmet meal and a talk themed on an important health topic. These FREE programs will fill quickly, and space is limited, so please call 630-933-4CDH (4234) to reserve your space. Reservation is required for admittance.

January CDH Events Free and Open to the Public:

Thursday, January 4, 6:30-8:00 p.m. (Central DuPage Hospital)
Dinner with the Doc: What Every Woman, 16 to 85, Should Know in a Nutshell
Join Jonathan Song, MD, from Midwest Fertility Center, for a comprehensive look at women’s health issues. Topics include common causes and treatments for pelvic pain, heavy and abnormal uterine bleeding and other health concerns unique to women of all ages.

Monday, January 8,  6:30-8:00 p.m. (Bartlett Hills Golf Club, Bartlett)
Bariatric Informational Meeting
The Central DuPage Bariatric Treatment Center provides weight loss treatment options and the latest surgical techniques, including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and the LAP-BAND® procedure. Attend a free information session to learn more about the comprehensive Bariatric program, services and multidisciplinary team approach to treatment and management of morbid obesity.

Wednesday, January 10 6:30-8:00 p.m. (Klein Creek Golf Club, Winfield)
Dinner with the Doc: Stroke Prevention
While your stroke risk increases with age, a “brain attack” can occur at any age for many reasons. Join Harish Shownkeen, MD, medical director of the Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology Program at Central DuPage Hospital, to learn about stroke prevention and exciting breakthroughs in stroke treatment.

Wednesday, January 17  6:30-8:00 p.m. (Central DuPage Hospital)
Dinner with the Doc: Babies and Beyond – The Changing Role of the OB/GYN
Michael Hussey, MD, of DuPage Obstetrics and Gynecology, explains how gynecologists are providing preventative medicine above and beyond Pap smears.

Wednesday, January 24  6-8:30 p.m. (Abbington Distinctive Banquets, Glen Ellyn)
Dinner with the Doc: What a Pain in the Back (Knee or Shoulder)
Join Hythem Shadid, MD, of Genesis Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, to learn important information about your joints and how to keep them healthy.

Wednesday, January 31  6-8:30 p.m. (Central DuPage Hospital)
Dinner with the Doc: Eating Right the Color Way
Let color be your guide when it comes to eating healthy and reducing your cancer risk. John Ayers, MD from Cancer Care and Hematology Specialists, and Pat Traver, registered dietitian, discuss easy lifestyle changes to help you choose food that’s good – and good for you.  A cooking demonstration is featured in this program.

For more information about these or other events at CDH, visit Central DuPage Hospital’s website at www.cdh.org or contact Information and Physician Referral at (630) 933-4CDH.

Additional Dinner with the Doc dates and topics are available.  Read more

Media Contact:
CDH Public Relations
Amy Jo Steinbruecker
630-933-5117
media@cdh.org