Metabolic Syndrome Topic of Jan. 25 Great River Health System Program

First in new monthly Healthy U series for women and men

Great River Health’s new educational series for women and men begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, with a presentation by Michael AbouAssaly, MD, medical director of the health system’s Healthy Living Clinic. “Dr. Mike” will discuss metabolic syndrome, a group of common conditions that can increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

Light snacks will be available. The registration deadline is Monday, Jan. 22.

Monthly Healthy U topics

  • February – Heart health
  • March – Medications
  • April – Stress management and relief
  • May – Better sleep
  • June – Headaches
  • July – Irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive conditions
  • August – Thyroid awareness
  • September – Diabetes
  • October – Mental health and depression

Program registration will open the first day of each month.