Lakeland, FL — Watson Clinic is pleased to announce the following upcoming lectures and special events occurring in the month of March. These events are free of charge, but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be provided. Please reserve your spot in advance by using the RSVP phone number as noted below or by visitingwww.WatsonClinic.com/Events.
Date: Wednesday, March 18 at 6 pm
Topic: Diabetes Support Group. The Diabetes Education departments at Watson Clinic and Lakeland Regional Health are proud to co-sponsor this special monthly event designed to help you properly manage diabetes.During this month’s informative session, a representative from the United Way 2-1-1 program discusses the essential health and human services they provide that are particularly helpful to patients living with diabetes. No RSVP necessary.
Location: Watson Clinic Main, Library, 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland
For more information: 863-680-7376
Date: Thursday, March 19 at 6 pm
Speakers: Anthony R. Zappia, MD and Rami Abboud, MD
Topic: Colon Cancer: What Are Your Risks & Options? In observance of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, general surgeon Dr. Anthony Zappia and gastroenterologist Dr. Rami Abboud will discuss the risk factors, screening techniques and available treatment options for the disease, as well as the surgical robotic technologies that result in smaller incisions and faster recoveries than ever before.
Location: Watson Clinic Highlands, 1st Floor Lobby, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland
Date: Friday, March 27 from 3 to 5 pm
Topic: Tools to Quit. Take the next step to a healthier lifestyle and join us for a special class designed to provide an overview of available options for smokers who want to quit. The class includes information on various types of nicotine replacements, product samples and much more. This class is taught by a certified tobacco education specialist and is sponsored by the Watson Clinic Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community wellness through education, research and service.
Location: Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center, Boardroom, 1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland
About Watson Clinic LLP: As one of the largest multispecialty medical clinics in the southeast, Watson Clinic provides comprehensive healthcare services to residents of Lakeland and surrounding communities. First established in 1941, Watson Clinic has grown to include over 220 board-certified physicians representing more than 40 medical and surgical specialties. The Clinic is proud to deliver quality healthcare to every generation from our Main Clinic location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland, as well as at multiple convenient locations throughout Polk, Pasco and Hillsborough counties. More information is available at: www.WatsonClinic.com.