Lincoln County Medical Center event focuses on heart health

Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 8:32 am

Show your support for heart health by attending the 6th Annual Red Dress Luncheon, Friday, Feb. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1

Dr. Jack Oak

p.m. at Stefanina’s Banquet Center and hear from physician expert, Dr. Jack Oak.

As a board certified vascular surgeon, Dr. Oak diagnoses and treats diseases of the blood vessels of the arterial, venous, and lymphatic systems. Dr. Oak received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, California and his medical degree from the University of California School of Medicine in San Diego, Calif. He completed his General Surgery residency and a research fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

The Red Dress Luncheon event will also include:

• FREE BMI and blood pressure screenings from 11:30 – noon

• FREE Gift

• Educational materials about heart healthy lifestyle

• Lunch provided

Pre-registration and payment are required.  Tickets (include presentation, lunch, screenings, educational materials and gift) are available. Space is limited. Call 636-528-3300 to register or email lsimpson@lcmctroy.com.

National Wear Red Day is a day when Americans nationwide wear red to show their support for women’s heart disease awareness.

Lincoln County Medical Center activities are in partnership with The Heart Truth, a national awareness campaign warning women about their risk of heart disease. The campaign is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in partnership with The Office on Women’s Health (OWH) and other organizations committed to the health and well-being of women.

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