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SwedishAmerican to Host Free Heart Health Program in Beloit

October 3, 2013

Although many think of heart disease as an issue for men, in reality, half of all women die of heart-related illnesses. With this is mind the Heart Hospital at SwedishAmerican will host a heart health program for men and women on Tuesday, October 29, at 5:00 p.m. at The Beloit Rotary River Center, 1220 Riverside Drive, in Beloit, Wisconsin.

At 5:15, Stuart Kopps, SwedishAmerican Cardiac Rehab, will present a heart healthy cooking demonstration. At 5:45 Dr. Gayle Crays, SwedishAmerican Medical Group/Roscoe will introduce Dr. Mohammad Kizilbash, Cardiologist, Midwest Heart Specialists who will discuss the signs and symptoms of heart disease, risk factors, the disease process, treatment options and diabetes.

A question and answer period and a survivor’s story will follow.

Be sure to arrive at 5:00 p.m. to browse our informative heart care exhibits. A light meal and beverages will be served and door prizes will be awarded. Everyone who attends is entered into the drawing for a chance to an iPad! Register for this free program by calling Health Connect at (800) 996-9954. Register yourself and be sure to bring a guest! Co-sponsored by the SwedishAmerican Foundation.

About SwedishAmerican Health System

SwedishAmerican is a not-for-profit, locally governed healthcare system, headquartered in Rockford, Illinois. The health system is comprised of two hospitals, 30 clinics, a home health care agency, and a foundation. SwedishAmerican will soon expand world-class cancer services across northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin when it opens a new outpatient cancer center in October 2013.

For further information, contact:
Paul Greenland

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