Hosted by the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care , the symposium is designed to increase awareness of women’s heart disease as cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of women in the United States.
The symposium is being held on Saturday, May 17 from 8:00am-4:00pm at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill. Registration is $20, which includes breakfast and lunch for each participant. Space is limited to the first 75 registrants.
The daylong event is aimed to increase awareness of women’s heart disease. Participants will have their complete lipid panel, blood glucose, blood pressure, and BMI measured. Top specialists in their field from UNC will be on hand to present and educate, as well as discuss testing results with attendees.
Topics at the symposium include:
- An overview of heart disease in women
- Heart failure in women
- Device therapy in women: cardiac electrophysiology, pacemakers, defibrillators, and more
- Cardiovascular disease and exercise
- Cardiovascular disease and nutrition
- Cardiovascular disease and stress
- Stretching for Health
To download the registration postcard, click here.
To register for the event, call Nathalie-Marie Vry, Health Fairs Coordinator, UNC Division of Cardiology at (919) 843-5206.