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October

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Taking Control of Your Breast Health

October 29 2018, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Has your life been impacted by breast cancer? Whether it’s your grandma, sister, friend or even yourself, breast cancer touches many lives. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month which helps bring attention to the value of early detection and treatment options available.

Join Dr. Sean Goodwin and Dr. Thomas Visser as they talk about breast health, the current breast screening recommendations, what the next steps would be if you were to have an abnormal mammogram, as well as breast cancer management and outcomes.”

Dr. Goodwin and Dr. Visser will be available for question and answers to follow the presentation.

About our Presenters

Sean Goodwin, MD
Sean Goodwin, MD, is a board-certified critical care and general surgeon. Dr. Goodwin earned his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing. He completed his general surgery residency and surgical critical care fellowship through Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners in affiliation with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Dr. Goodwin’s clinical interests include advanced laparoscopic surgery including hernia repair, gallbladder, and colon surgery, anti-reflux surgery, breast care, including breast cancer surgery, thyroid surgery, endoscopy, treatment of venous insufficiency and carpal tunnel surgery.

Thomas Visser, MD
Thomas Visser, MD, is a board-certified critical care and general surgeon. Dr. Visser earned his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He completed his general surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, and completed his surgical critical care fellowship through Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners in affiliation with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Dr. Visser’s clinical interests include laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy, surgery of the gastrointestinal tract, thyroid and parathyroid, hernia surgery, breast disease, including breast cancer, and surgical care of the cancer patient.

November

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Healthy Pantry for the Holidays

November 14 2018, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, pie and cookies galore will soon be filling our pantries. But how do you stay on track during this delicious time of year? Join Dr. Mary Dagen as she prepares your pantry for the holidays. Dr. Dagen will talk about some of the staples you should have in your pantry that are easy to cook, cheap to buy and most importantly, good for you! Dr. Dagen will also demonstrate during the event a salad, entrée, and a side that you can carry into all your holiday parties.

Dr. Dagen will be available for question and answers to follow the presentation.

Due to limited seating, registration is required for this free event.

Mary Margaret Dagen, MD

Mary Margaret Dagen, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician. Dr. Dagen earned her medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Cupecoy, St. Maarten. She completed her family medicine residency at Munson Healthcare in Traverse City, Michigan. Dr. Dagen’s clinical interests include sports medicine and obesity medicine.

January

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Blood Drive

January 14 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Health Pointe is hosting a community blood drive with Michigan Blood Monday, January 14 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Health Pointe’s Community Room.

Appointments are preferred, follow this link to schedule yours! https://donate.miblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/118780

Or call 1-866-MIBLOOD (642-5663) to make an appointment or ask questions!

Every blood donation can save up to three lives!

February

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Eat, Drink and Maintain a Healthy Weight

February 6 2019, 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

By this time in the New Year, you may be needing some additional support or ideas to help you achieve your New Year’s Resolution (or if you did not set a resolution — it’s always a great time to set a new goal for yourself).

Join Dr. Mary Dagen as she will help you get back on track on maintaining a healthy weight from a culinary medicine approach. She’ll discuss the risk of weighing more than what is ideal for our bodies, review ways to change food choices to help lower weight as well as cook up a healthy recipe you’ll want to include in your dinner rotation (you’ll even get to taste it for yourself).

Dr. Dagen will be available for questions and answers to follow the presentation.

Due to limited seating, registration is required for this free event.

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Heart to Heart: Cardiovascular Treatment & Intervention

February 26 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Whether you’ve suffered a heart attack or someone you love is living with heart disease, there’s heartening news when it comes to cardiovascular treatment.

Join Drs. William Frauenheim and Gregory Bernath to learn about medication, lifestyle modification and the latest cardiac procedures.

Due to limited seating, please RSVP for this free event.

Free blood pressure screenings will take place 30 minutes before the event and immediately following the event.

Can’t make it to Health Pointe on Feb. 26? Holland Hospital is hosting the same event on Feb. 13 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. sign up at hollandhospital.org/events.

April

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Spring into Healthy Habits for Summer

April 17 2019, 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT — Stay Tuned for More Culinary Medicine Lectures.

Summer is right around the corner, so don’t wait until June 21 to decide it’s time to start ditching those comfort foods for fresh fruits and veggies. Join Dr. Mary Dagen as she talks about how the food you eat can control your health to get you ready for the warmer seasons. She’ll introduce culinary medicine, healthy foods to have on hand, risks of overweight/obesity, ways to decrease weight as well as explain the importance of including more movement into our daily routines. Dr. Dagen will also prepare cost-friendly and healthy recipes to bring with you to the beach, boat or wherever summer takes you (you’ll even get to taste test during the event).

Dr. Dagen will be available for question and answer to follow the presentation.

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Community Blood Drive

April 24 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Health Pointe is hosting a community blood drive with Michigan Blood Wednesday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Health Pointe’s Community Room.

Appointments are preferred, follow this link to schedule yours! https://donate.miblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/119589

Or call 1-866-MIBLOOD (642-5663) to make an appointment or ask questions!

Every blood donation can save up to three lives!

May

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Healthy Eating: How to Control you Blood Sugar

May 8 2019, 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Taking steps to prevent or control your diabetes doesn’t mean bland, boring food… it means a colorful, tasty plate that will transform you from the inside out! Join Dr. Mary Dagen as she talks about diabetes and the health concerns associated with this disease, an introduction of culinary medicine and principles that can help treat diabetes as well as learn what foods can help improve sugar control in the body. Dr. Dagen will even walk you through recipes that taste great and won’t break your budget!

Due to limited seating, registration is required for this event.

June

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Progressive Approaches to Hip and Knee Pain

June 25 2019, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

What causes joint pain? What options do you have to combat that pain from both nonsurgical to surgical treatments. Join fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. John Swartz to learn about the latest treatment options from Mako robotic knee replacement to minimally invasive anterior and posterior hip replacement to keep you on the move.


Dr. Swartz is fellowship trained in joint preservation and reconstruction. He specializes in:
• Hip and Knee: Pain, tendon, ligament injuries
• Arthritis
• Fracture Care
• Arthroscopy and minimally invasive partial and total knee replacement
• Mako robotic knee replacement
• Minimally invasive anterior and posterior hip replacement

Due to limited seating, registration for this free event is required.

July

Health Pointe – Community Room, 15100 Whittaker Way
Grand Haven, MI 49417 United States
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Community Blood Drive

July 17 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Health Pointe is hosting a community blood drive with Michigan Blood Wednesday, July 17 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Health Pointe’s Community Room.

Appointments are preferred, follow this link to schedule yours! https://donate.miblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/120628

Or call 1-866-MIBLOOD (642-5663) to make an appointment or ask questions!

Every blood donation can save up to three lives!

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