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Radha Krishna Temple
1450 N. Watters Rd.
Allen, Texas 75013

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FAMILY HEART HEALTH & CARDIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM

 

 

 

Led by Dr. Anand Rohatgi, MD, Professor and Director of Preventative Cardiology at UT Southwestern, this free symposium is an opportunity to assess your own heart health, tap into a wealth of knowledge about prevention of heart disease, and inspire yourself to take on the challenge of your own heart health.

 

 

 

Dr. Rohatgi, MD is part of UT Southwestern Medical Center which has been recognized by US News & World Report as one of the nation’s top 15 hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery.

 

 

 

The symposium includes:

 

 *Blood pressure checks

 

*BMI (Body Mass Index) calculation

 

*Body Fat Analysis

 

*Lecture by Dr. Rohatgi, MD on preventative cardiology

 

*Q&A Session with Dr. Rohatgi, MD

 

*Yoga for the Heart – attend one or a series of short

 

yoga sessions focused on heart health

 

*Kids Heart Challenge – a bunch of fun learning activities

 

for kids ages 5 and above on heart health (please see details below)

 

*Heart Healthy Diet with Live Cooking Demonstrations

 

 

 

DATE: Saturday, February 11, 2023

 

 

 

TIME: 3 PM to 6 PM (In Person)

 

5 PM to 6 PM (On-Line)

 

 

 

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!

 

 

 

KIDS PROGRAM: Bring your kindergartner and your teens! Fun age appropriate heart health

 

learning activities for ages 5 and above.

 

 

 

 

 

VENUE: Radha Krishna Temple

 

1450 N. Watters Rd., Allen, TX 75013

 

 

 

REGISTRATION: Even though the event is free to the public

 

 

 

KIDS HEART HEALTH CHALLENGE PROGRAM:

 

It’s become a known statistic that 70% of kids in the US have poor heart health. It’s never too early to start building the right habits to care for the heart. It all starts with awareness and knowledge. Learning about the heart and the importance of maintaining it can be fun and exciting. God as the Divine Architect has crafted the heart and it is absolutely amazing. The Kids Heart Health Challenge is designed to inspire kids to learn and grow in their understanding, appreciation and care for their heart. They can learn how vital the heart is to their overall holistic health.

 

 

 

Kids can check out demonstrations and participate in games, contests, quizzes as well as individual activities for all different age levels.

 

 

 

Kids are encouraged to make their own personal heart health pledge and add it to the wall in the Heart Health Pledge Hall.

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT DR. ROHATGI, MD – SYMPOSIUM LEADER

 

 

 

 

 

Anand Rohatgi, M.D., M.S.C.S., FACC, FAHA, is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Division of Cardiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in preventive cardiology.

 

Dr. Rohatgi earned his medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania Health System and a cardiology fellowship at UT Southwestern. He also holds a master’s degree in clinical science from UT Southwestern.

 

Board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2008.

 

In addition to his clinical roles, Dr. Rohatgi is the Associate Program Director of UTSW’s Cardiovascular Fellowship, and he serves on several campus committees to enhance clinical research. He is an active CME speaker and has given several invited national talks.

 

 

 


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