August 08, 2011HOSCHTON, Ga. — Make a fresh start this fall by attending a free health fair at Medical Plaza 1 in Braselton scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by Northeast Georgia Medical Center and the more than 20 physician offices located in Medical Plaza 1, the fair will offer free health screenings and educational seminars provided by physicians in those practices.
The free screenings offered will include balance/falls risk assessments, blood glucose (fasting preferred), blood pressure, carotid artery disease/stroke, lung function, PSA, sleep disorders and more. The schedule, topics and speakers providing the free educational lectures are as follows:
8:30 a.m. – Diabetes 101: What to Expect at Your Doctor’s Visit
Idopise Umana, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Braselton Clinic
9 a.m. – Quick Recovery: The Benefits of Anterior Approach Hip Replacement
Charlie DeCook, MD
Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at The Longstreet Clinic
9:30 a.m. – Fraxel: A Non-Invasive Laser Treatment that Removes Years from Your Appearance
Alia Brown, MD
10 a.m. – Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment of Lung Disease
Craig Brown, MD
Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, Dept. of Pulmonology
10:30 a.m. – The Importance of Colon Screenings
John Kalarickal, MD
Gastroenterology Associates of Gainesville
11 a.m. – Ouch! The Basics of Gout
Sylvia Dold, DO
Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, Dept. of Rheumatology 11:30 a.m. – A Growing Problem: Learn More About Prostate Health
Ronald Brock, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Urology
The health fair is free and open to the public. A light continental breakfast will be provided as well as free giveaways.
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.
For more information, call 770-219-3840.