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Free health fair in Braselton Mar. 22

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BRASELTON - A free health fair will be held at Northeast Georgia Medical Center's Medical Plaza 1 in Braselton on Saturday, March 22, from 8:00-12:00.

It will offer free health screenings and educational seminars provided by medical professionals.

The screenings will include balance/falls risk, blood glucose (fasting preferred), blood pressure, carotid artery disease/stroke, varicose vein, lung function, sleep disorders, foot evaluations, peripheral arterial disease (pre-registration required, call 770-219-3840), hearing, musculoskeletal andBMI analysis.

The lecture schedule, topics and speakers are as follows:

8:30 a.m. – Obesity Surgery: Not just about weight loss
Alex Nguyen, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Surgical Associates

8:30 a.m. – Breast Cancer: What every woman should know
Christina Saurel, MD
Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic

9 a.m. & 10 a.m. – The Tools of Cardiology: Come look behind the scenes
Elia Abboud, MD
Northeast Georgia Heart Center

9 a.m. – Trains, Planes and Veins: Prevention and treatment of leg pain
Anu Whisenhunt, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Vascular Center

9:30 a.m. – No Gout about It: Prevention and treatment options for gout
Sylvia Dold, MD
Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic

9:30 a.m. – Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Update
Anthony Williamson, NGHS VP of Greater Braselton Development
Rudy Lonergan, Director of Facilities

10 a.m. – Sleepless in South Hall: How a sleep study can help you
Daniel Cobb, MD
The Sleep Disorder Center of NGMC

10 a.m. – The Thyroid: A Q&A Session with the Endocrinologists
Eniki Mack, MD, and Archana Swami, MD
Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic

10:30 a.m. – It’s all GERD: New treatment options for acid reflux disease
Casey Graybeal, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Surgical Associates

10:30 a.m. – Leaking Bladder Keeping You at Home?
Thomas Fassuliotis, MD
Gainesville Urology

11 a.m. – Finding the Fountain of Youth: Anti-aging/bioidentical hormone therapy
Amber French, DO
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Lakeside OB/GYN

11 a.m. – Constipation: Common causes and helpful measures
Scott Clark, MD
Gastroenterology Associates of Gainesville

11 a.m. – The Latest in Non-Surgical Spine Pain Therapy
P. Tennent Slack, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Interventional Pain Medicine

11:30 a.m. – Snap, Crackle, Pop: Treatment options for joint pain
Darrell Scales, MD, and Jerome Nichols, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

The health fair is open to the public. A light continental breakfast and free giveaways will be provided.

Come tour Medical Plaza 1 and learn more about the services provided, while taking advantage of free screenings and educational lectures. Medical Plaza 1 is located at 4875 Thompson Mill Road,Hoschton, Georgia, 30548, on the campus of the future Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton, scheduled to open in Spring 2015.

For more information, visit nghs.com/braselton or call 770-219-3840.

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