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UPMC St. Margaret Alive & Well Presentation to Explore Answer to ‘Am I Having a Stroke?’

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Stephanie Stanley

Lisa Lombardo
Director, Public Relations

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WHAT: Do you know what to do if you or someone you love is having a stroke? UPMC St. Margaret and the St. Margaret Foundation will present a discussion on how to recognize and respond to early warning signs of stroke, and the latest treatment options. Find out about your risk factors and how simple lifestyle changes can improve your outlook.


Free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol (includes LDL, HDL, triglycerides)* screenings will be offered.


* Fasting for 9-hours is recommended.


A free hot dinner will be served and parking will be validated.


Registration is required. To register, call 1-866-939-RSVP (7787), or visit


WHY: Stroke happens to people of every age, often without warning. Learn what you can do to prevent strokes from happening.


WHO: Stuart L. Silverman, M.D., UPMC St. Margaret neurologist


WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 23
  • 5 p.m. – Dinner and free health education and screenings
  • 6 p.m. – Presentation 

WHERE: UPMC St. Margaret, Conference Centers A, B and C, 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh, 15215.


Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at or 412-586-9762.