Community health lectures

Region - posted Jan, 25 2013

Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) offers free health education programs at its various locations. These programs are intended to be helpful and interesting to community members. On Feb. 4, endocrinologist Michael LeMay, MD, a member of the active ECHN Medical Staff, will provide a review of thyroid function and the problems that can occur including overactive and underactive thyroid, thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. The program will be held at Manchester Memorial Hospital from 6-8 p.m. Dr. LeMay will also cover the various tests and medications used to treat thyroid disorders. Register online at or call 860-533-6550. Join ophthalmologist Ilona Shternfeld, MD, a member of the active ECHN Medical Staff, on Feb. 7, from 11 a.m.-noon, at 2600 Tamarack Ave., South Windsor, in the ECHN Community Education Room, for a discussion of common eye problems associated with aging including macular degeneration. Prevention, screening and intervention will also be covered. Register online at or call 860-533-6550.

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