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MEDIA CONTACT(S):
Rachelle Khalaf
Manager, Media Relations
MEDIA: 713-442-4919
10/18/2011
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Webinar Wednesday: "Diabetes: When Blood Sugar Attacks"


Presented by Family Medicine Specialist Dr. Anna Silva 


WHAT:
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Downtown at The Shops Family Medicine doctor Anna Silva, M.D. presents "Diabetes: When Blood Sugar Attacks!"

WHY: 
25.8 million children and adults in the United States – 8.3 percent of the population – have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Learn what you can do to conquer the disease when it attacks.

WHEN:
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 
Noon to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Register now!

Please note: To fully benefit from the webinar experience, you will need Internet access and one of the following browsers: Internet Explorer 5 or higher, Netscape Navigator 6.0 or higher, or Mozilla Firefox 1.0 or higher.

You will also need computer speakers to hear the audio portion of the webinar.      

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.