Women's heart health topic of lectures

2013-02-04T00:00:00Z Women's heart health topic of lectures stltoday.com
February 04, 2013 12:00 am

The SSM Heart Institute will host a “Her Heart: Every Beat Counts” education and screening day on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Orlando Gardens Banquet Center, 8352 Watson Road in Marlborough, just east of Crestwood. The free event will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There will be physician speakers, “Heart-Smart” stations and screenings. 

Those attending will be allowed to ask questions following each presentation and visit informational booths on topics ranging from diabetes and nutrition to chest pain and cardiac catheterization. Blood pressure, body fat, cholesterol and glucose screenings will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon.

There is a $10 fee for the fasting cholesterol and glucose screening. Appointments are required. Lectures will include “How a Woman’s Heart is Different,” “Understanding the Vascular System” and “What is CHF and How to Prevent it?”

For more information or to register and schedule a screening time, call 1-866-776-3627 or visit www.ssmhealth.com/heart.

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