Latest Treatment for Painful Hips
Free Health Lecture
Is the terrible pain of hip arthritis starting to slow you down? Sacrificing your active lifestyle - whether it’s skiing, biking, running or playing sports - is not the only option. There are many treatments that can reduce the pain and help you enjoy an active lifestyle once again.
Come hear Boulder and Longmont’s only fellowship-trained hip and knee replacement specialist describe the newest approaches for relieving the pain of an arthritic hip, from anti-inflammation medicines to innovative surgical options, including MAKOplasty® and anterior hip replacement.
Speaker: C. Brian Blackwood, MD, with Mapleton Hill Orthopaedics
When: Wednesday, Feb. 11, from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: Lionsgate Event Center, 1055 South 112th St. (Hwy 287), Lafayette (Follow signs to The Gatehouse.)
Reservations required: bchlectures.org/hippain • 303-441-0580
Is your blood sugar level higher than normal?
Free Health Lecture
PREDIABETES RAISES RISK FOR HEART ATTACK, STROKE
One in three Coloradans over age 20 has “prediabetes” — higher than normal blood sugar levels — and is at high risk for developing full-blown diabetes within six years. Yet 90% of them don’t even know it!
When prediabetes progresses to diabetes, you have a much higher risk for heart and kidney disease, stroke, blindness and many other serious conditions. Luckily, many people with prediabetes can delay or even prevent the onset of full diabetes.
Come hear a board-certified internist describe how prediabetes is diagnosed, the terrible toll it can take when uncontrolled and practical steps you can take to help ward off full-blown diabetes.
Speaker: Stephen Hoerler, MD, of Internal Medicine Associates of Boulder
When: Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 7 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Dairy Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder
(Main entrance is located on 26th Street. Parking lot entrance is on Walnut Street.)
Reservations required: bchlectures.org/prediabetes • 303-441-0580