Mar 112019

Pictured is our president Angelika Senn ,speaker Dr.Lacey Edmison , sponsor  Rotarian Susan Burwell and Jennifer Beverly from McLeod  marketing.   The Chicora Rotary was very proud to have Dr. Edmison as a speaker, she comes from the McLeod digestive health center at  Seacoast in Little River SC.. Edmison said I have a special interest in Woman’s health issues such as pelvic floor dysfunction, constipation, colon cancer prevention, Irritable Bowel Syndrome  and other gastroenterological conditions.  She’s  Board-Certified in  Gastroenterology and Internal  medicine and treats a broad spectrum of gastroenterology health issues in adults 18 and up.  She is proud to be a member of the McLeod Medical staff because of its excellent reputation and patient centered centered environment. Dr. Edmison enlightened the club with her explanation  about  Barrett’s Esophagus risk about who is at risk and when the screening process should begin.  Her parting educated words of wisdom  were 1.  Screening is recommended for both colorectal cancer as well as for Barrett’s esophagus .  2. Colonoscopy and upper endoscopy are preferred screening tests   3.BETTER TO KNOW AND TREAT.Everyone at the Chicora Rotary meeting left the meeting better informed about the subject and were given a path to help resolve the problem .   We thank Dr. Edmison for speaking and look forward  to having her return in the future.  

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