Saturday, February 21, 2009
Life's Harmony Seminar Today in Charlotte
I attended a seminar today at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, the subject was dealing with menopause. Let's just say the 2 1/2 hour presentation was underwhelming. There were only three participants (including me), and the program was a canned PowerPoint and a script read by the nurse practitioner who served as the facilitator. Less than one fourth of the presentation was on hormones, and "HRT" was lumped together without regard to the differences in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy and hormone replacement therapy with synthetic hormones. The most important thing I learned was the importance of an impassioned presenter. There is much work to be done on educating women about taking the initiative to research alternative therapies and protocols to find what is best for each situation.