Dr. Muench speaks at diabetes event

Cardiologist Andreas Muench, MD, discusses radial heart catheterization 6071DrMuenchDiabetesHeartDiseaseInside during his address at SAMC’s Living Life With Diabetes series at ACOM April 16. People with diabetes are at higher risk for heart disease. Dr. Muench discussed ways for diabetics to reduce that risk and also ways of treating heart disease in people with diabetes. Living Life With Diabetes is a comprehensive, interactive 12-month series to educate patients and caregivers on all levels of prevention, management and care of adult diabetes. Fore more information, call 334-793-8854.

AMEC students graduate

Twelve students in the Alabama Medical Education Consortium (AMEC) pipeline are 6093AMECClass20140417Inside slated to graduate in May. They have worked at SAMC as part of their third and/or fourth year rotations. From left are Justin Kelley, Nimit Patidar, Holly Brown, Colby Loff, Amanda Gibson, James C. Jones, DO, DME, director of medical education and medical director of the SAMC ED, Judy Higby, AMEC site coordinator, Medical Staff Services, and Amin Rmeileh. Students not pictured are Farhan Abdullah, Bilal Siddiqui, Scott Taylor, Mark Hotchkiss, Emily Howell and Jaya Vasudevan.

Boutique open house

The Women’s Center Boutique will host a spring open house Wednesday and 0023BoutiqueInside Thursday, April 23-24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. An Amoena representative will be on site for personal bra fittings. Call 699-4811 to schedule an appointment. Refreshments will be served and enjoy a 25 percent discount on most items in the Boutique, just for attending. (The discount doesn’t apply to Amoena products.)