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UPMC East Presents ‘Is Plaque Plugging Up Your Blood Vessels?’

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Courtney Caprara

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WHAT: UPMC East will host a free educational class about general vascular health, risk factors and treatment options for clogged blood vessels and arteries. Free screenings for vascular disease and light refreshments will be provided. Free parking will be available in the hospital garage.


Registration is required, call 412-357-3700 or


WHY: Poor blood flow can affect virtually every part of the body including the eyes, heart, brain, kidneys and extremities. Preventive measures can decrease the risk of developing vascular problems like neuropathy, peripheral artery disease and varicose veins. 





WHEN: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12. 


WHERE: UPMC East, Conference Room A & B, Ground Level, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, Pa., 15146.


Note to Media: To cover this event, prior arrangements must be made by contacting Taylor Andres at 412-956-7268 or