Centegra to host two physician lectures

Arthritis and metabolic syndrome will be the topics of two free lectures given by Centegra Health System doctors.

Dr. Kelly Holtkamp, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand surgery, will present the latest treatments for arthritis of the hand and wrist and discuss finger joint replacement surgery.

The lecture will take place 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center – Huntley, 10450 Algonquin Road.

Dr. Daniela Huerta de Hathaway, an internist with Centegra Physician Care, will discuss metabolic syndrome and the link between diabetes, waist size, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. She will discuss ways to reduce risk factors and control metabolic syndrome.

The lecture will be held 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness – Crystal Lake, 200 E. Congress Parkway.

Register for either lecture by calling 877-CENTEGRA (236-8347).

- Northwest Herald