Changing your health one day at a time

Published on October 24, 2013 with No Comments

Santa Rosa Medical Center will host an additional Dinner with the Doc educational program on Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.

Due to an overwhelming response for their last seminar, Dr. Mark Elder, a family medicine physician with Santa Rosa Medical Group, and Ashley Donahoo, a local health & weight-loss blogger at, will hold an encore presentation of “Changing Your Health One Day at a Time.”

Healthy eating and increased physical activities can help you lose weight, improve your health and decrease the chances of developing heart disease, high blood pressure or type 2 diabetes. Dr. Elder will address how to safely begin a diet and exercise plan that will have lasting impact on your health and outline how to reach your overall weight-loss goals in a healthy manner.

Ashley will discuss the small changes that she made to her diet and lifestyle on a daily basis that led to a total weight-loss of 137 pounds in three years without following a special diet or exercising at a gym. Ashley was featured on the cover of People magazine’s annual “Half Their Size” issue in January, and has appeared on Good Morning America, 20/20, and Dr. Oz. She is now an ambassador and Dare Guide for and maintains her own health & fitness blog at

A healthy dinner and dessert will be served.

Dinner with the Doc is held monthly in the Locklin Education Building at the Santa Rosa Medical Center campus on Berryhill Road. The seminar and dinner are free, but registration is required. Please call (850) 626-5113 to reserve your seat.

Santa Rosa Medical Center is a full service 129-bed modern hospital facility. Located on Berryhill Road in Milton, Fla., Santa Rosa Medical Center is quickly and easily reached from all points in Santa Rosa County. With nearly 400 associates, more than 100 volunteers and more than 100 physicians on staff, Santa Rosa Medical Center is well-equipped to meet all of your healthcare needs.

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