Register Today for Lake Regional’s “Managing High Blood Pressure”

There is still time to register for Lake Regional Health System’s educational forum “Managing High Blood Pressure.” The free seminar is 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms.

The forum will be presented by Lake Regional Nephrologist Qasim Cheema, M.D., and Kristen Eblen, PharmD. Topics will include medication options and lifestyle modifications and monitoring your blood pressure at home. Dr. Cheema also will discuss the link between kidney disease and high blood pressure.

Registration is required. Visit to register, or call 573-348-8222 for more information.

Lake Regional offers a variety of educational programming topics during the year, such as diabetes, heart disease and childhood obesity. Several health fairs and screenings also are held annually throughout the lake area. For information on upcoming events, visit