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Heart of Your Health
Wednesday, February 8, Noon
Presented by: Michael Gonzales, MD
D.R. Semmes Family YMCA at TriPoint, Group Exercise Room
3233 N. St. Mary's, San Antonio, TX 78212
Everyone has heard that a healthy diet and lifestyle can significantly lower your risk for cardiovascular disease. But what does this actually mean? According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Learn about preventative measures and more from Dr. Gonzales as he teaches you about the HEART of your health.
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)- What You Need to Know
Friday, February 10, 9 a.m.
Presented by Abe Martinez, MD
Bijou Cinema at Wonderland of the Americas Mall, Theater No. 2
4522 Fredericksburg Rd., Balcones Heights, TX 78201
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) is common circulatory disorder in which the blood vessels and arteries are narrowed or blocked. Join Dr. Martinez, as he discusses the signs and symptoms of PVD.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)- Is it Leg Pain? Or Circulatory?
Tuesday, February 14, 1 p.m.
Presented by: John Canales, MD
Northeast Methodist Hospital, Community Health Center
12412 Judson Rd., Live Oak, TX 78233
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) affects about 8.5 million Americans and causes poor blood flow to your limbs. Reduced blood flow can damage cells and tissue, and may be a sign of other circulatory problems. Join Dr. Canales to learn more about PAD and how to prevent and treat it.
Treating Aortic Stenosis through Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
A Less Invasive, Revolutionary Procedure
Wednesday, February 15, 11 a.m.
Presented by Daniel Donovan, MD
Fair Oaks Ranch Country Club, Main Dining Room
7900 Fair Oaks Parkway, Fair Oaks Ranch, TX 78015
Open heart surgery used to be the only option for those suffering from aortic stenosis in need of a valve replacement. A less invasive procedure is now being offered instead. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is a new and less invasive option for older, high risk, or no-operative patients. Dr. Donovan will discuss how this procedure has given new hope to so many.
Wednesday, February 22, Noon
Presented by: J. Marvin Smith III, MD
Methodist Texsan Hospital Medical Office Building, 2nd Floor
6800 IH-10 West, San Antonio TX, 78201
Pamper yourself with red wine and dark chocolate, as we discuss women and heart disease. Invite the women in your life to learn more about how heart disease affects women, while you dine on a delicious lunch, dark chocolate and red wine. You won't want to miss Her Heart!