DETAILS: Led by Drs. Angelique Goedeke and Genevieve Maronge, the seminar will provide information on comparison of breast cancer screening recommendations; tips on identifying your risk factors for developing breast cancer; information about screening options for women at high risk for breast cancer, and a discussion of the benefits and risks of newer breast cancer therapies. Lunch will be provided to seminar attendees. Free valet parking is available at the main hospital entrance.
WHAT: An overview of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
WHEN: Noon Wednesday, Nov. 19. Registration starts at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Family Health Center, 3801 North Blvd., second-floor Conference Rooms A & B, Baton Rouge
DETAILS: Pennington Biomedical is one of 50 medical centers in the U.S. working to enroll a total of 5,000 people with Type 2 diabetes in the GRADE (Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study) study. It is the first clinical research study designed to find out which of four FDA-approved diabetes medications, when combined with metformin, is most effective in treating the disease.