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Get to Know Your Heart

The American Heart Association and University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center have teamed up to host “Get to Know Your Heart,” a free event open to the entire community offering heart screenings and Q&A with heart health experts.

Date: Thursday, September 15
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Location: St. Patrick Church (4330 St. Patrick Drive, Iowa City)

Program includes:

  • Free Screenings: Detect your risks and early signs of heart disease
  • Cardiologist’s Corner: Have your heart questions answered by a University of Iowa cardiologist.
  • Vascular Booth: Learn how to have healthy, pain-free legs and how to treat and prevent PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease).
  • Cooking for Cardio: Demos and tips from our UI Heart and Vascular Center dietitian.
  • Everyday Exercise: Tips for building more movement into your daily routine.
  • Wow! New Advances for Your Heart Health: Meet the physicians who perform the latest heart treatments, including catheterization through the wrist, minimally invasive heart surgery, and the first total artificial heart implant in Iowa.
  • CPR demonstrations and much more!

Registration for this free event is recommended but not required. Go online or call 319-356-2777.

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