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Monthly Support Network meetings provide peer-to-peer support for women living with heart disease, are run by a female heart patient who has been trained to provide patient support crucial to recovery and well-being, and provide education, with an emphasis on secondary prevention, and emotional support for women as they face their journey living with heart disease.

6/2/2015
When: First Tuesday of the Month
From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Conference Room 14
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, Delaware  19718
United States
Contact: Cecilia Stoeckicht
302-251-4595

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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

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

 

 

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WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) patient advocacy organization with thousands of members nationwide, including women heart patients and their families, health care providers, advocates and consumers committed to helping women live longer, healthier lives. WomenHeart supports, educates and advocates on behalf of the 42 million American women living with or at risk of heart disease. Our programs are made possible by donations, grants and corporate partnerships.

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WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is a founding partner of The Heart Truth Red Dress campaign. The Heart Truth and Red Dress are trademarks of HHS.