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Stroke & Diabetes Awareness Fair

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Event Details

Wednesday, May 24 from 9am-2pm at Fitness Pointe.   

Physician lectures, browse a consortium of vendors providing helpful information and free health screenings.  Refreshments/giveaways. 

Lectures:
 
9 AM - NEW FRONTIERS IN STROKE
Demetrius Lopes, MD
Director, Rush Center for Neuroendovascular Surgery
Surgical Director of RUSH Comprehensive Stroke Center
Surgical Director of RUSH Interventional Services

9:45 AM - TAKING STEPS TO PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES
Julie Mantis, MS, RN, CDE
Terri Sakelaris, MS, RDN, CDE
Community Hospital Diabetes Center

10:30 AM - HYPERACUTE AND ACUTE STROKE CARE
Andrea DeLeo, DO
Northwest Indiana Neurological Associates
Medical Director Stroke Center,
St. Catherine Hospital
Board Certified Vascular Neurology and Neurosonology

11:30AM - STROKE BASICS
Shaila Gupta, DO
Northwest Indiana Neurological Associates

12:15 PM - WHY DID I HAVE A STROKE?
Andy Akan, MD
Northwest Indiana Neurological Associates
Medical Director Stroke Center, Community Hospital

12:45 PM - STROKE RISK FACTORS AND PREVENTION
Aisha Shareef, MD
Neurology Consultants of Indiana

Free Screenings:
• Balance testing
• Blood pressure
• Body composition
• Cardiovascular risk analysis
• Cholesterol test - non-fasting (total)
• Grip strength
• Hands-only CPR demonstration
• Heart rhythm check
• Lung cancer screening
• Massage therapy
• Medication review
• Nutritional assessment
• Sleep apnea evaluation
• Spine screening
• Stroke risk analysis
• Vein/vascular screening
• Zero gravity chairs
• And many more….