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​UPMC East Presents: Alive & Well ‘Smart Strategies For A Strong Heart’

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1/29/2018

WHAT: UPMC East presents a heart health discussion with free health screenings. Dr. Abdulrab Aziz will host a heart-to-heart talk, explaining how simple lifestyle changes can improve your overall heart health and signs, symptoms, and latest treatments for heart disease. He’ll also discuss the new guidelines for high blood pressure and how to get your numbers down.
 
Screenings include:
• Blood Pressure
• Cholesterol (includes LDL, HDL, triglycerides)*
• Blood Sugar
• Stroke Education
• Ask the Expert
 
*9-hour fast recommended for cholesterol screenings
 
Registration is required. To register, call 412-357-3700 or visit UPMC.com/Classes.
 
WHY: To celebrate American Heart Month, experts will share advice to keep the heart healthy.
 
WHO: Abdulrab Aziz, M.D., cardiologist
 
WHEN: 9 to 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018
 
• 9 a.m. – Breakfast
• 10 a.m. – Presentation
 
WHERE: UPMC East, Conference Center A, B, and C, Ground Level, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, Pa., 15146
 
Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Madison Brunner at BrunnerM@upmc.edu or 412-335-6038.