Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
a patient or visitor a physician or healthcare professional an employer
PrintEmail
Decrease (-) Restore Default Increase (+) font size

medical services home
search by doctor name 
Doctor Name Contains (Smart Search)
OR
search by specialty

search by city/zip code
Find a doctor near your location by entering a city name OR ZIP code.
Near:


Within miles:
0 1 5 10 15 30 30+

search by insurance
Insurance Name Contains (Smart Search)
 (what's this)
 
about usnewsroomAdvocate Good Samaritan Hospital news
2013


Learn to Live a Healthier Life at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital's Community Healthbeat Lecture Series

Downers Grove- Finding out you are injured or have a disease can change your life. At Good Samaritan Hospital we are here to help you by providing outstanding care and help you feel better. One way we do this is through community lectures

Lecture topics include:  Alzheimer’s disease, irritable bowel disease, sports injuries, diabetes, diverticular disease, Barrett’s Esophagus and more.   

Know the 10 Signs: Detection Matters in Alzheimer’s

6:30-8 pm, Thursday, October 17

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Rm B, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Discover the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, separate myth from reality, and find out how to recognize the disease in yourself and others. Hear from individuals who have the disease and learn why early detection is so important. This lecture is presented in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association.To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4S50.

 

Treatment Options for Irritable Bowel Disease

Presented by Anshuman Chawla, MD, gastroenterologist

6:30-8 pm, Tuesday, November 5

Good Samaritan Hospital, Red and Black Oak Rooms, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Join representatives from the local Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America for a presentation and question and answer session regarding meditation and other treatment strategies for IBD. To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4N41.

 

When Sports Injuries Interfere with Daily Life

Presented by Ketan Mody, MD, kinesiologist

6:30-8 pm, Tuesday, November 12  

Good Samaritan Hospital, Red and Black Oak Rooms, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Having an active lifestyle can keep you on the path to being healthy, but aches and pains can derail you. Find out how to prevent and care for common exercise related ailments so you can continue your active lifestyle pain free. To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4N42.

 

Diabetes Care in Tough Economic Times

Presented by Nancy Cuzman, RN, BSN, CDE

6:30-8 pm, Thursday, November 14

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Rm A/B, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Diabetes can be a financial drain for those suffering from the disease. Explore the resources and options that are available to treat diabetes in a more affordable way. Topics which will be discussed include nutrition, exercise, medication and more cost-efficient self-management strategies. To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4D38.

 

Essential Education on Diverticular Disease

Presented by Dr. Shabana Shahid, MD, gastroenterologist

9:30-10:30 am, Friday, November 15

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Rm A/B, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Although 30 percent of individuals age 50 and older have diverticulosis, many show no signs of this disease which can lead to intestinal problems. Learn what causes diverticulosis and how to treat it including ways to change your diet to treat the disease. To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4S11.

 

Barrett’s Esophagus: When Acid Reflux Becomes Cancer

Presented by Dr. Rockford Yapp, MD, gastroenterologist

6:30-8 pm, Thursday, November 21

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Rm A/B, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

While millions suffer from acid reflux, many are not aware that it can become Barrett’s Esophagus, a precancerous condition which in some cases develops into esophageal cancer. Find out what you can do to treat and prevent Barrett’s Esophagus from Dr. Rockford Yapp, MD, who is the principal investigator at Good Samaritan Hospital, a national study site for the treatment of Barrett’s esophagus. To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4C99.

###


Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is committed to providing excellent care and a high level of service. Over the past 35 years, it has evolved into a recognized leader in health care. Deemed one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics four of the past five years, Good Samaritan Hospital is the only health care organization in the nation to earn the prestigious 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Good Samaritan Hospital features DuPage County’s only Level I trauma center and a certified Level III neonatal intensive care unit. The hospital is noted for cancer care, women and children’s services and surgical services and has received the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® designation, the highest honor and level of recognition awarded to nursing excellence in national and international health care. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care.

 

 

Downers Grove- Finding out you are injured or have a disease can change your life. At Good Samaritan Hospital we are here to help you by providing outstanding care and help you feel better. One way we do this is through community lectures

Lecture topics include:  Alzheimer’s disease, irritable bowel disease, sports injuries, diabetes, diverticular disease, Barrett’s Esophagus and more.   

 

Know the 10 Signs: Detection Matters in Alzheimer’s

6:30-8 pm, Thursday, October 17

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Rm B, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Discover the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, separate myth from reality, and find out how to recognize the disease in yourself and others. Hear from individuals who have the disease and learn why early detection is so important. This lecture is presented in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association.

To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4S50. 

 

Treatment Options for Irritable Bowel Disease

Presented by Anshuman Chawla, MD, gastroenterologist

6:30-8 pm, Tuesday, November 5

Good Samaritan Hospital, Red and Black Oak Rooms, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Join representatives from the local Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America for a presentation and question and answer session regarding meditation and other treatment strategies for IBD.

To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4N41. 

 

When Sports Injuries Interfere with Daily Life

Presented by Ketan Mody, MD, kinesiologist

6:30-8 pm, Tuesday, November 12  

Good Samaritan Hospital, Red and Black Oak Rooms, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Having an active lifestyle can keep you on the path to being healthy, but aches and pains can derail you. Find out how to prevent and care for common exercise related ailments so you can continue your active lifestyle pain free. 

To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4N42. 

 

Diabetes Care in Tough Economic Times

Presented by Nancy Cuzman, RN, BSN, CDE

6:30-8 pm, Thursday, November 14

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Rm A/B, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Diabetes can be a financial drain for those suffering from the disease. Explore the resources and options that are available to treat diabetes in a more affordable way. Topics which will be discussed include nutrition, exercise, medication and more cost-efficient self-management strategies.

To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4D38.

 

Essential Education on Diverticular Disease

Presented by Dr. Shabana Shahid, MD, gastroenterologist 

9:30-10:30 am, Friday, November 15

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Rm A/B, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

Although 30 percent of individuals age 50 and older have diverticulosis, many show no signs of this disease which can lead to intestinal problems. Learn what causes diverticulosis and how to treat it including ways to change your diet to treat the disease.

To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4S11.

 

Barrett’s Esophagus: When Acid Reflux Becomes Cancer

Presented by Dr. Rockford Yapp, MD, gastroenterologist

6:30-8 pm, Thursday, November 21

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Rm A/B, 3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove

While millions suffer from acid reflux, many are not aware that it can become Barrett’s Esophagus, a precancerous condition which in some cases develops into esophageal cancer. Find out what you can do to treat and prevent Barrett’s Esophagus from Dr. Rockford Yapp, MD, who is the principal investigator at Good Samaritan Hospital, a national study site for the treatment of Barrett’s esophagus. 

To register visit www.advocatehealth.com/gsam and click on “I need a class or support group” or call 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) and mention the class code 4C99.


quick links patient information health care professional information employer information connect with Advocate

About Advocate | Contact Us | Jobs | SiteMap | Terms of Use | Notice of privacy practices ®Advocate Health Care, Downers Grove, Illinois, USA | 1.800.3.ADVOCATE | TDD 312.528.5030