WomenHeart of New Castle County
The Christiana Care Center for Heart & Vascular Health is pleased to introduce WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease to New Castle County. WomenHeart is the only national organization dedicated to community education and patient support for those at risk of heart disease. As the leading voice for the 41 million American women living with, or at risk of, heart disease, WomenHeart advocates for equal access to quality care and provides information and resources to help women take charge of their heart health.
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month* from 6-7:30 PM
February 3: Start the year learning from a heart patient, Diane Tidy, how she turned her life around with new eating habits. Leave with new recipes and practical tips.
March 3: The ABC Model of Stress Reduction--Learn how to control your thoughts. Join Dr. Vanessa Downing.
May 5: Deep Vein Thrombosis--What is it, how is it treated and how can you prevent it? How are problems with the arteries in the legs different from problems with veins? Dr. Mark Garcia, Medical Director for Christiana Care's Center for Comprehensive Venous Health
June 2: Sleep Apnea and Heart Disease--The heart does not like uncorrected, obstructive sleep apnea. Carol Gray, MSN, CRFP, Nurse Practicioner, Christiana Care Pulmonary Associates.
Registration is requested: Call 800-693-CARE (2273) to register
Location: Christiana Hospital Campus
John H. Ammon Medical Education Center, Conference Rm 14, 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19718
To speak directly with one of the Support Group Coordinators, please contact:
Cecilia Stoeckicht at 302-351-4595 or Michele Wingrave at 302-547-3652
Join WomenHeart for free email newsleters and updates: www.womenheart.org
* No Meetings April, July, and November