Golf, family time, long walks with the dog: Hip and knee pain are not on your to-do list. And thanks to the variety of treatment options, osteoarthritis patients can stay active and maintain a high quality of life.
From ice and heat applications to arthroscopy to total joint replacement, well-informed patients choose not to become sedentary or to live with pain.
“These patients are more demanding in a good way,” says Benjamin Busfield, M.D., FAAOS, an orthopedic surgeon with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation. “They demand quality lifestyles. “ Read More about Explore the Options: Living Well With Osteoarthritis
Preparing and sharing a festive meal is a timeless way to connect with loved ones. With a little kitchen wisdom you can create a potluck dish or a whole meal that’s delicious for those with a food intolerance or particular diet plan.
“We’re increasingly aware the food we eat affects our health and wellness,” says Stacy M. DeRosa, R.D., clinical dietitian-outpatient services, at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. “A healthful nutrition plan includes more plant-based foods, fewer processed items, and less added fat and sugar.”
Health Education Center, Bechtel Room
400 Hawthorne Ave., Oakland
Alta Bates Summit Diabetes Center and Ethnic Health Institute present:
Diabetes Education and Screenings
- Blood Sugar
- Blood Pressure
- Retinopathy (eyes)
- Podiatry (feet)
- New diabetes management tools and
Lively Cooking Demo and Tasting
For more information, please email JohnsoJa1@sutterhealth.org
or call 510-869-8217.
Claremont Hotel Club and Spa
41 Tunnel Road, Berkeley
Atrial fibrillation is a condition that affects your heart rhythm and is linked to an increased risk for stroke, heart failure and death. Some people with atrial fibrillation experience a sudden pounding heartbeat leading to dizziness, weakness or chest discomfort. Some have no symptoms at all.
To learn about risk factors, symptoms and treatment options, attend a free presentation by Steven Kang, M.D., heart rhythm specialist at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center.
Register online or call 510-869-6737 to save your seat.