SJMC’s All About You: Focus on ‘Your Digestive Health’

The nail and manicure team from Luv Manicures and Pedicures, Great Northern.

The nail and manicure team from Luv Manicures and Pedicures, Great Northern.

“All About You,” is a free women’s health membership program now offered through St. John Medical Center.

The program’s latest event was held last Thursday at LaCentre in Westlake. The focus was on ‘Your Digestive Health.’

“We were very pleased to have had the opportunity to host this important educational event,” says Pam Hoch, Women’s Service Line Development Coordinator, St. John Medical Center. “The event’s success and the higher than expected attendance rate further proves there is a need in the community for such health-centric seminars.”

A panel of physician experts educated attendees on the prevention, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of digestive health disorders. The experts included Noma Dakhil, MD, Gastroenterologist, Joseph Trunzo, MD, Colorectal Surgeon, and Bradley Champagne, MD, Colorectal Surgeon.

Noma Dakhil, MD, answers audience questions on digestive health issues along with fellow panelists Joseph Trunzo, MD, and Bradley Champagne, MD.

Noma Dakhil, MD, answers audience questions on digestive health issues along
with fellow panelists Joseph Trunzo, MD, and Bradley Champagne, MD.

Audience members were able able to learn more about Celiac Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Colitis, Crohn’s Disease, Diverticulitis, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Hemorrhoids, Colon Cancer and other intestinal health concerns – all addressed with compassion and a desire to serve individual health needs discreetly and with care.

“We were pleased to present a panel of extremely qualified and caring physicians who are experts in their field as well as supportive of women’s health,” said Hoch.

Attendees confirmed the relevance of the program by expressing, via their evaluation forms, thanks to the physicians for sharing their time and expertise.

“St. John Medical Center always appreciates the support of the community and the many women who attend our events,” added Hoch.

All About You, a program for women.

All About You, a program for women.

Women who attended the event had the opportunity to take part in health screenings and enjoy pampering as well as a delicious dinner. It was a great way to discover all of the services available to women at St. John Medical Center.

All About You is a free women’s health membership program that offers a monthly electronic newsletter, invitation to special events and wellness classes, and other great ways to stay healthy.

If you would like to become a member of St. John Medical Center’s All About You program, please call 1-877-597-6348.

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