News & Events
March 2012                         The latest news from St. Peter's HospitalIssue No. 13

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Lectures and Events 

Care for the Caregiver
Better Living Lecture 
Tuesday, April 3, 6 p.m.
Education Center
Presented by Social Workers Janis Ahlstrom & Terri Hamper
Sponsored by Touchmark on Saddle Drive

Effects of Medication Changes on Diabetes Control 
Diabetes Education Lecture 
Tuesday, April 10, 6 p.m.
Education Center 
Presented by Pharmacist Brian Heeney, R. Ph. 
Sponsored by Medtronic 
Call 444-2116 for information

Red Cross Blood Drive 
Friday, April 13
10:30  a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Make an appointment at, enter sponsor code: st.petes   
Identification is required
Call 444-2130 for information


Move It or Lose It 
Well Nourished Lecture
Tuesday, April 17, 6 p.m. Education Center
Presented by Karen Rowe, R.N. The discussion includes the increased prevalence of obesity, information on the simple facts of weight control and more  Sponsored by The Real Food Market & Deli

Arthritis Foundation Aquatics 
9 & 11 a.m. - Mon/Wed/Fri
9:30 a.m. - Tuesday/Thursday  Capital City Health Club
1280 N. Montana Avenue Membership is not required
Please register at 444-2130

St. Peter's also offers

CPR/First Aid

Quit for Life  - tobacco cessation

Parenting Classes

Click on the class for more information or to register; or call 444-2130  

New Physicians Recruited   

Five new specialists have been recruited to practice at St. Peter's Medical Group Broadway beginning this summer. 
They include General Surgeon Randy Kjorstand, MD; Gastroenterologist Mark Dell'Aglio, MD; Urologist Lynne McCormick, DO; Allergist/Immunologist Summer Monforte, MD; and Radiation Oncologist Andrew Cupino, MD

Walk This Way   

If you need a new, motivational, creative approach to wellness, Robert Sweetgall may be just what you are looking for!  Back by popular demand, St. Peter's Hospital and the Capital City Health Club present a free evening with Sweetgall, who has been interviewed by the NBC Today Show, CBS Morning News and additional national venues.  Motivated by a family history of heart disease, Sweetgall gave up cheesecake and his $50,000/year  job to take his health message on the road - literally walking the talk across America.  To hear this motivational speaker and/or attend his walking workshop, please visit our website.

Treatment for Hepatitis C     

Hepatitis C is fairly common in our community, about one in
33 persons has it; however, many are not aware they have the disease.  The positive news is that it can be treated at St. Peter's Medical Group and cured before it causes serious liver damage.  A quick blood test can determine Hepatitis C. To learn more, 
click here to contact Infectious Disease Specialist Don Skillman, MD, at St. Peter's Medical Group.

New Equipment for Pediatrics      

The St. Peter's Hospital Foundation Board is working to raise $200,000 to purchase an integrated pediatric monitoring system for the Women & Children's Unit.  The Foundation is accepting donations for the new system that would improve patient care and reduce parents' ... click here to continue reading.

You Are"Able to be Fit!"  

Think you're not fit enough to exercise?  Try out "Able to Be Fit," a class for those who have challenges with mobility or physical limitations, including those in a wheel chair.  The class is taught by a Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer.  To learn more, including schedule, please click here.

Contact Information 

St. Peter's Hospital           
2475 Broadway, Helena, MT  59601
Call 457-4180 for all clinic appointments.