North Oaks Heart Health Services Sponsors 9th Annual "Change of Heart" Expo
[HAMMOND, La.]—A limited number of complimentary heart risk assessment appointments
and seats in physician-led seminars on arthritis, stroke and diabetes
remain available at this weekend’s Change of Heart Expo, sponsored
by North Oaks Heart Health Services.
The 9th annual event will take place this Sat., Feb. 4 from 8 a.m. to
12 p.m. at North Oaks Diagnostic Center, located at 15837 Paul Vega, MD,
Drive in Hammond. Registration is required for the heart risk assessment.
To register, please call North Oaks Scheduling at (985) 230-7777 or (225) 686-4899.
The heart risk assessment screening includes blood pressure, glucose and
cholesterol checks to identify individual risk for heart disease and recommended
lifestyle changes. Those found to be at moderate-to-high risk will receive
a personal consultation with a cardiologist as appropriate. Other expo
offerings include a complimentary health fair and heart-healthy food samples.
Rheumatologist Carl M. Gauthier, MD, will kick off the seminar tract with
his talk on “Living with Arthritis” from 9-10 a.m. Neurologist
Patricio S. Espinosa, MD, MPH, will follow with a presentation on “Acute
Stroke Treatment” from 10-11 a.m. Ophthalmologist Daniel J. Dodson,
MD, will round out the seminar series by speaking about “Diabetes
and the Eye.” Time has been allotted in each session for presenters
to respond to participants’ questions. Registration for the seminars
is strongly encouraged.