FEBRUARY 2017
Inside this Issue:

Our Newest VideoLife Off Beat - Living with AFibrillation
According to the CDC, up to 6 million people in the US have Atrial Fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation, often called AFib, is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. With the aging of the U.S. population, this number is expected to increase.

An arrhythmia is when the heart beats too slowly, too fast, or in an irregular way.

Tune into SMG Radio to hear SMG cardiologist Dr. Robert Altman discuss the latest effective treatment options to help patients with A-fib.

How to Prevent Winter Injuries
Freezing temperatures, slippery sidewalks, and snow-filled driveways—every year these winter woes send nearly 200,000 Americans to the emergency room and are responsible for as many as 100 deaths. Here is how to stay safe from the most common cold weather hazards.
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Do You Have 22 Minutes a Day for Heart Health?
Think you can’t exercise enough to have an impact on your health? Take these new study findings to heart: You can make a real difference in your risk for America’s number one killer in less time than it takes to watch your favorite sitcom.
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Do You Suffer from Urinary Leakage, Overactive Bladder, or Pelvic Pain? We Can Help.
Nearly one out of every four women suffers from some type of pelvic floor disorder, which can cause pelvic pain, urinary urgency, and fecal leakage. However, often embarrassed by the condition, few women seek out treatment. Summit Medical Group's Pelvic Floor Disorder Center offers relief.
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Drinking More Coffee May Lower Your Diabetes Risk
Nearly 2 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed in adults every year. But a simple morning ritual may help protect against the disease: drinking coffee. Read on to learn why you may want to start pouring yourself an extra cup.
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Chronic Care Center Opens in Livingston

What happens when seriously ill patients are ready to leave the hospital but still need acute care from several specialists? How can individuals with multiple chronic conditions that require complex treatments avoid frequent hospitalization?

 

 


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SLEEP APNEA - 2017 UPDATE ON EVALUTION AND MANAGEMENT
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM. Join us for a comprehensive review of the current state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment options for sleep apnea. This will include the physiology and importance of managing sleep apnea, including demographics, methods of evaluation, treatment options, and improving the patient experience.
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VISIONS OF HOPE: CANCER JOURNEYS REFLECTING INSPIRATION AND HOPE
Art Exhibit Opening and Reception, Friday, March 3, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM. And a Special Sister Show: Voices of the Journey - Art By and For Cancer Survivors. Selections of artwork will also be on loan from Lilly Oncology on Canvas. A partnership between Lilly Oncology and The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. A portion of the proceeds of the sale of any artwork will be donated to Pathways Women's Cancer Support. Refreshments and entertainment provided.
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