Admission : Free
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WHAT DOES THE SYMPOSIUM OFFER?
The symposium includes:
Blood pressure checks
Body Fat Analysis
Lecture by Dr. Ahmad, MD on cholesterol and prevention of cholesterol-related diseases,
Q&A Session with Dr. Ahmad, MD
Kids Heart Challenge - a bunch of fun experiential learning activities great for both kids as well as adults on heart health (please see details below)
Heart Healthy Diet with Live Cooking Demonstrations
Saturday, February 24, 2024
Starts at 2 PM
Grand Hall at Center for Indian Culture & Education Bldg at:
Radha Krishna Temple
1450 N. Watters Rd, Allen, TX 75013
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2 to 3:00 PM
Lecture and Q&A on Cholesterol and Lipid Metabolism
Starting at 3:00PM
Kids Heart Health Challenge Events
Yoga For Heart Sessions (join as many as you like)
Learn about the heart and its amazing functions
Understand what cholesterol means for your heart health
Learn new research on lipid metabolism and
Gain a new appreciation and get inspired to take better care of your heart
Assess your heart health and learn ways to improve heart health
Heart health is critical for a happy life
Without proper knowledge of heart health, the effects of heart disease can sneak up on you or your loved one
About 1 in 5 deaths each year are caused by heart disease, that's nearly a million people every year in the US alone
South Asians, particularly Indians, living in the US are more likely to die from heart disease than the general population
research has proven that Indians develop heart disease up to a decade earlier than the general population
over 70% of children in the US have poor heart health according to renown cited in June 2022 issue of Circulation.
why wait for heart disease to strike you or your loved one when it can be prevented?
WHO CAN ATTEND?
The symposium is a free event organized as a community service to benefit people of all ages. Whether you are 5 or 80, you can never be too young or too old to learn to make your heart healthy. After all, a healthy heart means a happy life!
HEART HEALTH CHALLENGE:
Bring your kindergartner, your teens, your parents, or any age! Fun experiential age appropriate heart health learning activities. A hands on way to learn about your body and heart health.
FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS:
The following free health screenings will be offered on a first come first served basis. Preregistration is recommended.
Cholesterol Screening/Lipid Testing
Blood Pressure Check
A1C Hemoglobin/Blood Sugar Test
Body Fat Analysis
Heart Healthy Diet Check with Live Cooking Demos
To get seating for lecture, participate in the heart health challenge, and/or the screenings, we kindly request your timely registration for the event. While walk-ins are welcome if space is available, preregistered participants will have expedited entry and will get first priority for the free screenings and consultations.