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Advocate Dreyer Strengthens Ties to Advocate Medical Group

New name outside, same great care inside

AURORA - Advocate Dreyer will begin to be branded as Advocate Medical Group (AMG) on January 1, 2017. Dreyer has been affiliated with Advocate since 1996. Over the years that relationship has evolved – most recently represented by the transition in name from ‘Dreyer Medical Clinic’ to ‘Advocate Dreyer’ in 2014.

AMG is a physician-led and governed group comprised of approximately 1,500 clinicians representing more than 50 specialties. It is the largest physician group in Illinois, with more than 300 primary care and specialty outpatient sites throughout Chicagoland and Bloomington-Normal.


Programs Available at Dreyer

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Dreyer offers a variety of ongoing health education classes, support groups, and occasional seminars designed to help you keep yourself and your family healthy and well. There is a fee schedule for most classes, unless noted as "free," to help cover the costs associated with instructors and facilities. In many cases, however, these costs may be covered in whole or in part by your insurance.

Advance Directives

Gives patient an overview of the Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare and the Living Will – what they are, how they are different, how to pick someone to be your durable power of attorney, and why these are important documents to have in order to communicate your end-of-life decisions to your health care team and loved ones. Call 630-859-6898 for more information and to make an appointment.  

Living Well With Diabetes

Dreyer’s Diabetes Self-Management Education program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association. It is a covered benefit for all Medicare patients with a referral from their physician. You will see a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Registered Dietitian who will help you make changes that will lead to better diabetes control and overall health, and reduce the risk for long-term side effects caused by diabetes. Call 630-859-6898 for more information and to make an appointment.

Surgical and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Interventions

An educational seminar for patients interested in weight loss interventions such as bariatric surgery.  Non-surgical programs and healthy lifestyle choices are also discussed. Eligibility:  any person who is at least 18 years of age who has a BMI of 40 or greater or a BMI of 35 or greater with associated comorbidity such as :  Hypertension, Type II diabetes, or life-threatening cardiopulmonary problems, or joint disease.

Dr. Jeffrey Rosen and team members from Life Weigh Bariatrics in Downers Grove, IL (affiliated with Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital) present this seminar at Advocate Medical Group, 2285 Sequoia Drive, Aurora.   This seminar is offered two to three times a year and is free of charge.  Call 630-859-7292 for more information and to register to attend a  seminar.