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Stroke & Diabetes Awareness Fair

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Event Details

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

Lectures:

9:00 AM - HYPERACUTE AND ACUTE STROKE CARE
Andrea DeLeo, DO
Neurologist - Community Care Network
Medical Director Stroke Center, St. Catherine Hospital

9:45AM - STROKE BASICS
Shaila Gupta, DO
Neurologist - Community Care Network
Medical Director, Neurophysiology, Community Hospital

10:30 AM - TAKING STEPS TO PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES
Adil Alavi, MD
Endocrinologist - Community Care Network
Medical Director, Diabetes Center - Community Hospital
Medical Director, Diabetes Center - St. Catherine Hospital

11:15 AM - LIFE AFTER STROKE - RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION
Jacob P. Virgo PT, DPT, NCS
Community Hospital Physical Therapy Department - Clinical Specialist

12:00 PM - WHY DID I HAVE A STROKE?
Ender Akan, MD
Neurologist - Community Care Network
Medical Director, Stroke Center - Community Hospital

12:45PM - UPDATES IN STROKE TREATMENT
Tareq Kass-Hout, MD
Interventional Neurologist - Community Hospital
Interventional Neurologist - Rush University Medical Center

1:30 PM - SYSTEMS OF STROKE CARE
Demetrius Lopes, MD
Surgical Director, Neuroendovascular Program, Community Hospital
Director, Rush Center for Neuroendovascular Surgery
Surgical Director of RUSH Comprehensive Stroke Center
Surgical Director of RUSH Interventional Services

Free Screenings:

Balance testing
Blood pressure
Body composition
BMI Testing
Total Cholesterol test - non-fasting 
Grip strength
Hands-only CPR demonstration
Heart rhythm check
Massage therapy
Medication review
Nutritional assessment
Pulmonary evaluation
Spine screening
Stroke risk analysis
Zero gravity chairs
And many more….