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Living with High Blood Pressure

Learn more about managing hypertension, blood pressure readings and medication. Patients or staff newly diagnosed with hypertension, struggling to control their hypertension, or with a family member with hypertension would benefit from this class.

Center City @ 219 N. Broad Street

  • May 11, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
  • May 29, 12 – 1 p.m.

Registration: Email or call 215.255.7303 to register for a session.

Eat Well, Live Well

Explore reading nutritional labels and using the MyPlate model for healthy eating. During this class we will discuss nutrients, food groups, and share a convenient healthy recipe.

Center City @ 219 N. Broad Street

  • May 3, 12 – 1 p.m.
  • May 23, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Registration: Email or call 215.255.7303 to register.

Find Your Balance: Managing Stress

Stress is part of daily life for many individuals and can impact physical health. Come explore a handful of techniques to help cope with and manage stress. This session is a great way to start practicing some methods that can be incorporated into daily life to help alleviate stress.

Center City @ 219 N. Broad Street:

  • May 17, 12 – 1 p.m.

Manayunk @ 10 Shurs Lane

  • April 27, 2 – 3 p.m.

Registration: Email or call 215.255.7303 to register.

Diabetes Education

Drexel Medicine in the Media

"Could a pathogen be the cause of Alzheimer's disease?"
Herbert Allen, MD, a professor in the Department of Dermatology, was quoted in a Big Think post about the link between bacterial infections and Alzheimer's disease. (March 15, 2018)

"14 Arthritis Symptoms You’re Probably Ignoring"
Arundathi Jayatilleke MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, was quoted in a story in Reader's Digest about early signs of rheumatoid arthritis. (February 21, 2018)

"11 Questions You're too Embarrassed to Ask your Ob/Gyn, Answered"
Maria Keating, MD, a faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, was quoted in a Well + Good story about questions that patients may be too embarrassed to ask their gynecologist. (February 28, 2018)

"New Jerseyans, we're an anxiety-ridden bunch of people. Let's do something about it."
Alison Block, PhD, a clinical instructor of psychiatry, was quoted in a Courier Post story about how to reduce anxiety. (February 23, 2018)

"Walk while counting backward to diagnose this type of dementia"
G. Peter Gliebus, MD, interim chair and assistant professor of neurology, Drexel Neurosciences Institute, was quoted in a story about a new gait test that can be used to diagnose a certain type of dementia. (February 21, 2018)

"9 IBS Treatments That Will Free You From The Toilet Seat"
Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, was quoted in a Women's Health story about potential treatments to alleviate pain for patients who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome. (February 13, 2018)

"5 Times to Avoid Taking Laxatives—and 5 Times They Can Help"
Neilanjan Nandi, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, was quoted in a Reader's Digest story about when you should and shouldn't take a laxative. (February 2018)

Drexel Medicine News

"Drexel Medicine Physicians Named 2017 "Top Docs" by Philadelphia Magazine"
Philadelphia magazine recently published its annual list of the region's "Top Doctors." The list of physicians, who were chosen by their peers, can be found in the May issue of the magazine. (April 26, 2017)

"Q&A: Why Are More Young People Getting Colon Cancer?"
David Stein, MD, chair of the Division of Colorectal Surgery in the College of Medicine, weighed in on what might be causing colon and rectal cancers in patients in their twenties and thirties, and how to recognize these diseases. Drexel News Blog (March 8, 2017)

The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.

The images being used are for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted is a model.

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