U of L cardiologists to take part in women's heart disease symposium

U of L cardiologists to take part in women's heart disease symposium

One-day conference to address current guidelines and trends in the field of cardiovascular medicine.
U of L cardiologists to take part in women's heart disease symposium

Several U of L cardiologists will take part in 2014 Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women at Jewish Hospital's Rudd Heart & Lung Center.


Several doctors with the University of Louisville Division of Cardiovascular Medicine are set to speak at the 2014 Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women.

The conference will be held Saturday, June 28, at the Rudd Heart & Lung Center, 16th Floor Conference Center, 201 Abraham Flexner Way, in Louisville. The conference will begin at 7 a.m. with registration and a continental breakfast, with the program starting at 8 a.m. The event will end at 5 p.m.

Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, hypertension and stroke, is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. Long thought to be a disease primarily affecting men, cardiovascular disease actually kills more women than men on an annual basis.

Although heart disease is a multi-factored, complex disorder, it is preventable, but education for both patients and health care professionals about the prevention, recognition and treatment of heart disease in women is essential.

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