UPMC St. Margaret is giving a free presentation on common sleep disorders and the ways they affect your body. Craig G. Viti, M.D.
, medical director of the Center for Sleep Disorders at UPMC St. Margaret
, will discuss signs, symptoms, diagnoses and treatments for sleep disorders and detail the essential role sleep plays in a person’s overall health. Viti will share helpful tips for getting a good night’s sleep while hospital staff provide blood pressure and bone density screenings and risk assessments for sleep apnea.
A free hot meal will be served, and parking will be validated.
Registration is required. Call 1-866-939-RSVP (7787) or register online at UPMC.com/Classes
WHY: Chronic sleep loss can result in lower productivity, increased risk of accidents and a variety of major health issues including diabetes, obesity, heart attacks and even some forms of cancer. Improving sleep quality can not only reduce the risk of developing a medical condition, but it can improve the overall quality of life for those struggling to feel well rested.
WHO: People dissatisfied with their quality of sleep.
WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27
- 5 p.m., Dinner and Health Screenings
- 6 p.m., Presentation
WHERE: UPMC St. Margaret
, Conference Centers A, B and C, Ground Floor, 815 Freeport Rd., Pittsburgh, 15215.
Note to Media:
To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at StanleySL@upmc.edu