health digest 9/20

Thursday, September 20, 2001


  • Presentation on sleep disorders and insomnia at 10 a.m. in the Friends Lounge at St. Francis Medical Center. Dr. Mark Kinder will give the presentation about what causes the disorders and how they can be treated.

    Diabetes Support Group of St. Francis Medical Center will meet at 11 a.m. at Cape Girardeau County Park Shelter 22 for a picnic. For information, call Ken Green at 331-5136.

    Woman to Woman luncheon seminar on self-esteem presented by Mary Gosche of University of Missouri Outreach and Extension. Lunch is at noon, program is from 12:10-12:30 p.m. For information, call 331-5107.

    Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. in Conference Room A at St. Francis Education Center. For information, call Stephanie Clark at 331-5880.

    Stroke Club meets from 7-9 p.m. at St. Francis Education Center. For information, call Mary Billmeyer at 335-4181.

    Southeast Missouri Hospital.

    Auxiliary and volunteer recognition banquet at 6:30 p.m. at Drury Lodge, with music by Voce Festiva.

    Seminar from 6:30-8 p.m. in Generations Family Resource Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital on treatment options, risks for cholesterol and the relationship with heart disease. Debra Burton, staff nurse in intensive care unit, will be the speaker. Call 651-5825 to register.

    We Can Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. in reception area of the Regional Cancer Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. For information, call 651-5519.


  • Blood drive, sponsored by Main Street Fitness Center in Jackson, Mo., from 2-6 p.m. in the community room. For information, call 243-2211.


  • Daylong symposium on cardiovascular perspectives for physicians, nurses and health care providers at Dempster Hall on campus of Southeast Missouri State University. Fee is $75 for physicians; $25 for nurses, nurse practitioners and other health care workers. For information, call 651-5547.

    Blood drive from 8 a.m. to noon at IBEW Local No. 1 office in Cape Girardeau. Donors should bring some form of identification. For information, call David Palmer at 339-1822.


  • Program on what to expect in rehab care from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Generations Center at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Program is sponsored by the hospital's Regional Brain and Spine Center. For information, call 651-5825.

    Blood drive from 3-7 p.m. at Nell Holcomb School, sponsored by Aid Association of Lutherans Branch 1688. Donors should bring identification. Call David Palmer at 339-1822 for details.


  • Blood drive from 2-7 p.m. at Cape Girardeau Senior Center. Donors need to bring identification. Call David Palmer at 339-1822 for information.

    Heart & Health Screenings from 7-10 a.m. at the Healing Arts Center next to St. Francis Medical Center. No appointment is necessary. Screenings offered include: blood pressure, glucose, limited cholesterol panel, limited cholesterol and glucose panel, women's osteoporosis screening, and complete cholesterol panel. For more information call 331-5970.

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