Summit Medical Group Hosts 2012 Heart Disease and Stroke Awareness Expo

Last updated: Jan 17, 2012

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS – January 23, 2012 -- Summit Medical Group, the largest physician-owned multispeciality practice in New Jersey, hosts its 2012 Heart Disease and Stroke Awareness Expo, Wednesday, February 1, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at its 1 Diamond Hill Road campus. This annual free event, sponsored by the American Heart Association, provides education and information on hearth health and stroke prevention. Attendees will find out what they can do to raise awareness of these diseases and protect loved ones.

Education and information available at the Expo includes:

Cardiac Devices
Stroke Prevention
Women's Preventative Health
Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth
Hypertension
Cholesterol
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
Stress Management
Yoga
Nutrition
Diabetes
American Heart Association
Live from the Cardiac Classroom, Liberty Science Center
Telehealth-Community Management of Heart Disease
Walgreens Pharmacy, Medication Profile Review

Summit Medical Group physicians, nurses and staff from a variety of medical disciplines will be on hand to provide information, screenings and demonstrations on heart disease and stroke prevention.

Demonstrations include:

CPR & Defibrillators
CT Coronary Images
MRI Images
Vascular Screenings
Make your own stress relief ball!
"A Walk in the Heart" sponsored by Community Health of Overlook Medical Center

Screenings include:

Blood Pressure
Calcium Scoring
Echocardiogram
Cardiac Medication Q&A
Carbon Monoxide for Smokers

The event is open to the public. For more information, visit www.summitmedicalgroup.com.

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