PHCS News

Princeton HealthCare System to Host Live Web Chat on Sleep Disorders

Oct 12, 2011

Dana Supe, MD, Medical Director of University Medical Center at Princeton's Sleep Center, will discuss common sleep disorders and their relationship to other medical problems with a live Internet audience on Thursday, October 20, 2011.

The Web chat, which begins at 7 p.m., is the latest in a series of such events by Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) to give consumers access to seminars hosted by medical professionals without leaving their homes. The chats are hosted on PHCS' UStream channel: www.ustream.tv/channel/princetonhealth.

Dr. Supe, who is board certified in critical care medicine, internal medicine, pulmonary disease and sleep medicine, will provide an overview of sleep disorders such as insomnia, restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea and narcolepsy. Dr. Supe will discuss the relationship between those disorders and other medical problems, including heart disease; accurate diagnosis; and current treatment options. She also will take audience members' questions.

To participate in the Web chat, users will need a PC or MAC with a broadband Internet connection and Adobe Flash Player installed. Download the latest Adobe Flash Player at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/.

Participants will be required to log in or create a new account at the site to ask questions. To pre-register, call (888) 897-8979 or visit www.princetonhcs.org/calendar.

Previous Web chats hosted by PHCS have covered topics including urinary incontinence, overactive bladder and pelvic floor disorders; bariatric surgery; nutrition and sustainable weight loss; heart and vascular health; pediatric emergencies; gastrointestinal problems; early pregnancy; and the new University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. Those Web chats can be viewed at www.ustream.tv/channel/princetonhealth.