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Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 11:06pm
EL PASO — The month of February is Heart Health Awareness month, and Sierra Providence Health Network is sharing heart healthy tips, raising awareness on coronary heart disease and going red.
The hospital says more than 27 million Americans have been diagnosed with heart disease. To help raise awareness and encourage people to take this threat to their health seriously, the Network is offering free seminars on what the public can do to prevent or treat heart disease.
To register for a seminar log on to SPHN.com or call 915-577-SPHN.
Reservations are encouraged as seating is limited.
The sessions are as follows:
- February 12, 6p.m. – Learn how you can cook a heart healthy meal
Description: Talk to a dietician and learn how small changes in your diet can keep your heart strong. Dieticians will provide a free meal plan to follow
Location: Sierra Medical Center
- February 19 at 6:30 p.m. – Dr. Michael Deluca – Interventional Cardiology
Description: Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Learn about early warning signs of PAD, the tie to heart health and why a simple test can save your doctor and you money and time.
Location: TotalCare Imaging – 601 Sunland Park Drive
- February 20 at 6 p.m. Dr. Chikezie Amadi – Interventional Cardiology
Description: Coronary Artery Disease and Women’s Health
Location: Sierra Providence East Medical Center - 3280 Joe Battle Blvd.
- February 26 at 6p.m. - Dr. Ali M. Nasur - Cardiology – Electrophysiology & Interventional
Description: Transradial Catheterization – Learn about a new approach to diagnose & treat heart disease
Location: Sierra Providence East Medical Center – 3280 Joe Battle Blvd.