Chronic Kidney Disease Subject of Free Seminar Nov. 12

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Nov. 5, 2009 – According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million American adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and millions of others are at increased risk. However, early detection can limit the progression of kidney disease toward kidney failure. To provide more information about this prevalent disease, Southeast Georgia Health System is presenting the seminar Chronic Kidney Disease. This free seminar will be held Thursday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center on the Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive. Nephrologist William Grubb, MD, will be the featured speaker, and he will talk about the causes and symptoms of CKD and what can be done to lower your risks and keep this disease under control.

Grubb graduated from Auburn University before earning his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Grubb is board certified in internal medicine, nephrology and critical care medicine and currently serves as the secretary/treasurer of the medical staff at the Health System’s Brunswick Campus. He is also a member of the medical staff at the Health System’s Camden Campus in St. Marys.

Light refreshments will be served at the seminar and following his talk, Dr. Grubb will answer questions from the audience.

To register for this seminar or any other Health System event, call 1-800-537-5142, ext. 5160 or visit www.sghs.com and click on the Calendar of Events.