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Kiska Workman
Director, Marketing and Communications
MEDIA: 713-442-5332
11/17/2009
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Healthy Living Webinar - "Healthy Holidays: Keeping Your Rheumatoid Arthritis in Check!"


Chief of Rheumatology to discuss maintaining health during the holidays
 
 
WHAT:
As if keeping up with a healthy diet and exercise over the holidays weren't hard enough, imagine maintaining this routine and living with rheumatoid arthritis. 
 
In the next installment of Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Healthy Living Webinar series, Kelsey-Seybold's Chief of Rheumatology, Mario Lamothe, M.D., will discuss maintaining your health regimen during the holiday season in "Healthy Holidays: Keeping Your Rheumatoid Arthritis in Check!"
 
Webinar participants are invited to submit questions to Dr. Lamothe, who will answer them following his presentation.
 
WHY:  
Stress, improper diet and lack of regular exercise can cause rheumatoid arthritis to flare up, making the holiday season rough for people living with this chronic disease.

WHO:
Those who suffer from rheumatoid arthrititis, or know someone who does.

WHEN: 
Dec. 4, 2009
12:15 to 1 p.m.
 
HOW:
To register for the online event,click here.
 

About Kelsey-Seybold

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 450 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24​​ locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 16 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for three consecutive years and is the only 5-out-of-5-star rated plan in Texas.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.