Meet ALMC’s endocrinologist Tuesday

Published 8:51 am Monday, October 19, 2009

A free program, “What is Endocrinology?” is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at HealthReach, 1705 S.E. Broadway, Albert Lea.

Sponsored by Albert Lea Medical Center — part of Mayo Health System — and District 241, the session will be presented by Sumit Bhagra, ALMC’s new endocrinologist.

Bhagra received his medical degree from the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India. He recently completed a fellowship in the Division of Endocrinology at Mayo Clinic Rochester, and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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Join Bhagra for an informational evening regarding the different diseases and conditions an endocrinologist can assist with. Diabetes is a mainstay in an endocrinologist’s schedule but many other conditions warrant a review by this specialist.

Register to ensure adequate seating and handout availability by calling 379-2046.