JOIN LIZ THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 7:35AM FOR THE
SLOCUM DICKSON MEDICAL MOMENT
THEY’LL BE TALKING ABOUT WAYS TO KEEP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY HEALTHY, AS WELL AS NEW AND EXCITING THINGS HAPPENING AT SLOCUM DICKSON MEDICAL GROUP.
Our guest for this month's Medical Moment was Dr. James Cesare. He is the new president of Slocum-Dickson. We talked about what Dr.Cesare did before becoming president and why he wanted to take on that role. He talks about still continuing to see patients and directing the Breast Care Center. Say hello to the new president!
Our guest for this month's Medical Moment was Kenneth Visalli MD. We talked about their new electronic health record system, Epic Community Connect. Some questions we covered included, what is Epic? When did Slocum-Dickson start using it? How is it different from the electronic record system Slocum-Dickson was using? What are the benefits to patients?
Our Slocum Dickson Medical Moment featured Manzurul Sikder MD, he’s an oncologist/hematologist.We talked about colorectal cancer.
Our guest for the Medical Moment was Cardiologist Prasanna Kumar. We talked about what is the effect of salt intake on heart health? Explained “good” and “bad” cholesterol and how to control it. Why it's important to control high blood pressure? What are the symptoms of heart disease? Do they come on suddenly?
Dr. Eadline was our guest for the January medical moment on Thursday January 3. January is cervical cancer awareness month because of this we talked about the HPV vaccine. What is HPV? Are there symptoms associated with HPV? What is the relationship between HPV and cancer? Does HPV cause other problems? Who should be vaccinated and at what age? If the HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer, why is it recommended for boys? Are there any side effects or risks with the HPV vaccine?