UT Physicians of Gladewater to offer free seminar about adult-onset asthma on Friday, Oct. 16

Monday, October 12, 2009

GLADEWATER – Are you short of breath? Do you wheeze or cough a lot? You could have adult-onset asthma.

To learn more about asthma, come to a free seminar from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at the Gardens of Gladewater Community Building, 108 Lee St., in Gladewater.

The seminar is sponsored by Wyn Andrews, MD, and UT Physicians of Gladewater. UTP is a physician practice associated with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.

Eli Azzi, MD, a UTHSCT pulmonologist, will present “Coughing and Wheezing and Triggers, Oh My!”

He will explain what triggers asthma and discuss the latest treatments for this chronic disease.

The health education seminar is free, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Refreshments will be provided.

To register, please call (903) 845-4398.

For 60 years, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatments, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. With an operating budget of more than $125 million and biomedical research funding that exceeds $10 million annually, UTHSCT has a major economic impact on East Texas. Its two medical residency programs – in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities in East Texas and beyond.

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