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Do you know someone who has recently been diagnosed with arthritis? Anthony Krajcer, MD, The Polyclinic board certified rheumatologist is leading a free community wide lecture ‘So You Have Arthritis, Now What?’ on August 2nd, 2012 from 6-7:30 pm at the Swedish Cherry Hill Campus. The class is for those with arthritis symptoms who want to learn about the types of arthritis and grain a greater understanding of their symptoms and treatment approaches.
The Polyclinic-sponsored Living Your Best in the Northwest seminars continue to take place in April, 2013. Registration is still open and reservations are being taken at 206-860-4754. Geared toward Polyclinic patients, the lectures are also open to the public.
Treatment for Varicose and Spider Veins Postponed. Please check back for updates.
Upfront About Female Incontinence April 16, 2013 at The Polyclinic Northgate at 6 p.m.
A lot of men are the take-charge types until it comes to taking care of their health. Maintaining good health, especially as we age, requires more than the familiar, ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,’ approach. A realistic plan for good health includes regular check-ups, recommended health screenings and an ongoing dialog with your doctor.
The Polyclinic recently added several new providers: pediatrician Connie Wang, MD; nephrologist Raj Narayanan, MD; and physical therapist Lawrence Spiegel, PT. Drs. Wang and Narayanan will be located at The Polyclinic Madison Center, 904 7th Avenue; Spiegel will be located at The Polyclinic Physical Therapy—Northgate Annex, 10700 Meridian Ave. N.
At The Polyclinic, one of the most common chronic conditions our patients face is diabetes. Left uncontrolled, it can lead to major complications including heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, kidney disease, blindness, and nervous system disease. It takes a lot of effort to manage diabetes including careful monitoring of blood sugar, diet and exercise and may include insulin or other medications, and frequent visits to the doctor. Ask anyone with diabetes: it’s a 24/7 condition that requires constant attention.