Heart and Soul: Cardiac Connections

Listed here are special activities for Heart and Soul  2015

Celebrate Heart Month with Methodist Healthcare

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, killing millions every year. This February, we invite you to stand up and make a heart-healthy change in your life.

Join us all month long for informative, heart-pumping events around San Antonio. Listen to experienced cardiologists, participate in a free women’s health conference and take part in a Red Dress Fun Run/Walk at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital in honor of those affected by heart disease!


These events are FREE, but registration is required.

Please call the Methodist Healthcare HealthLine at 210-575-0355 to RSVP.


Red Dress 5K Fun Run & Walk

Saturday, February 7

Registration: 7 a.m.

Start: 8 a.m.

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital

1139 E. Sonterra Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78258

$20 entry fee, all proceeds go to The American Heart Association

Wear red or your favorite red dress and participate in a 5K run or walk around the campus of Methodist Stone Oak Hospital in honor of those affected by heart disease. Enjoy refreshments and visit various tables with educational material. Be sure to stop by the San Antonio Humane Society table! Pets on leashes are welcome! 

Online registration closed on February 5. Walk-on registration will be accepted before 7:45 a.m. on the day of the event.




2015 American Heart Association Vestido Rojo

Saturday, February 28, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

San Antonio Event Center, 8111 Meadow Leaf Drive, San Antonio, TX 78227

Heart disease is the number one cause of death for Hispanic women. Join us at the 2015 Vestido Rojo Women’s Conference to learn more about heart disease risk factors and heart-healthy cooking. Participate in free health screenings, including a body mass index assessment, blood pressure check, glucose check and complete lipid profile (which requires fasting for 12 hours prior to testing).

The free event is open to the first 1,000 women to register. Call 210-810-3094 or email Laura Bordallo at laura.bordallo@heart.org to register.



Heart Disease

Presented by Adam Denker, MD

Wednesday, February 11, Noon

Tri-Point YMCA, 3233 N. St. Mary’s St., 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, heart disease is the number one killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. Cigarette smoking accounts for more than 440,000 annual deaths. Exercising a few minutes every day can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease. Small changes in your diet can add years to your life. Learn about these preventative measures and more from Dr. Denker.




The Heart and Sole of Cardiovascular Disease:
How Your Circulation Can Impact Your Well Being

Presented by John Canales, MD

Wednesday, February 11, 12:30 p.m.

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, Classroom 1

1139 E. Sonterra Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78258

Most of us have heard the term, “Poor Circulation”, but have you ever thought of what it means? Join Dr. John Canales as he discusses how circulation can impact your well-being.



Clinical Updates for Patients with Vascular Disease

Presented by: Rene Quiroz, MD

Friday, February 13, 9 a.m.

Bijou Cinema at Wonderland Mall of Americas, 

4522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201

Modern medicine is ever changing the way vascular disease is treated. If you or any of your loved ones suffer from vascular disease, join Dr. Quiroz as he discusses new treatment options and the latest advancements in vascular disease.



Pulmonary Hypertension

Presented by: John Gresham, MD

Thursday, February 19, 6 p.m.

Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, Classroom 2

1139 E. Sonterra Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78258

Pulmonary hypertension is a type of high blood pressure that affects arteries in your lungs and can lead to heart failure. Join Dr. John Gresham as he discusses pulmonary hypertension. 



Keeping Your Heart Happy - 10 Things To Keep Your Heart Smiling

Presented by: John Canales, MD

Thursday, February 19, Noon

Northeast Methodist Hospital, a campus of Methodist Hospital, Community Health Center

12412 Judson Rd, Live Oak, TX 78233

Smile! It’s good for your heart. There are a lot of easy steps you can take to improve your heart health besides just smiling, though. Join Dr. John Canales to learn 10 things you can do to keep your heart smiling!




Her Heart

Friday, February 20, Noon

Presented by: A. Charles Rabinowitz, MD

Methodist Texsan Hospital's medical office building, 2nd floor

6800 IH10 West, San Antonio, TX 78201

Join Dr. Rabinowitz as he discusses 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. You won’t want to miss Her Heart! 



San Antonio Heart Failure Symposium 2015
Continuing Medical Education

This event is for medical professionals ONLY.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Expert Faculty, 8 Hours CME, 8 Hours CEU
Comprehensive review and latest updates in:

  • Heart failure
  • Cardiac transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support devices
  • Evolving catheter-based strategies
  • Pulmonary hypertension


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