2017-02-17 / Community

“The Cardiovascular Detective: Unique clues for women’s heart health"

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Inspiring Women™ educational series will offer a free program, “The Cardiovascular Detective: Unique Clues for Women’s Heart Health,” on Tuesday, February 28, at 7 PM. The program will be held at the Winthrop Research and Academic Center, located at 101 Mineola Boulevard, Mineola, in the Treiber Family Conference Center.

Barbara J. George, EdD, RCEP, MSN, AGNP-C, Director, Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop, will explain how women can understand and identify the signs and symptoms of heart disease and stroke that are unique to women. Attendees will also learn about the latest prevention guidelines related to a woman’s risk, as well as treatment options. They will also become familiar with how to effectively identify, manage and improve their heart healthy lifestyle. A question and answer period will be included with the program.

Guests are asked to arrive at 6:45 PM for the 7 PM program. Admission is free, but pre-registration is required. To register for this program, please call (516) 663-8300 or e-mail inspiringwomen@winthrop.org. For parking and inclement weather information, please call (516) 663-9761.

The program is being offered as part of Inspiring Women: The Women’s Wellness Initiative at Winthrop- University Hospital, a free community education series dedicated to the health and well-being of women. For information about Inspiring Women events or other programs at the Hospital, please call 1-866-WINTHROP or visit www.winthrop.org/community-programs.

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