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Heart Disease in Women an Evolving Paradigm with Donna Vander Grinten

Heart Disease in Women an Evolving Paradigm   with Donna Vander Grinten

This presentation will provide an overview of heart disease. Distinguishing how heart disease presents differently in women than men, including a review of how "chest pain" and heart attack symptoms may vary in men and women.

Once a woman has a heart attack or heart disease is diagnosed - her prognosis varies from that of her male counterpart.  These differences, as well as, common diagnostic tests and interventions will be reviewed.  Risk factors for heart disease vary across a woman's life span and modification of these risk factors has been shown to reduce the incidence of heart disease and it's complications. Therefore, strategies for prevention and risk modification will conclude the presentation.

Bio: Donna Vander Grinten, RN, BSN, CCRN I have been a Registered Nurse since 1985. My clinical expertise is in cardiovascular care, oncology and research.  Most of my career has been in intensive care, with over 10 years working in coronary care - the past two and a half years in cardiac electrophysiology.  My interest in gender differences in health and illness began, when I was first introduced to the topic by  Dr Edith Sloan a pioneer in the field back in the early 80's and has continued ever since.

 

 

 

 

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CONNECTIONS - SUNDAY SPEAKER SERIES

Sunday Mornings, 10 -10:45 am, Adult Classroom upstairs

Presentations - enlightening, entertaining, inspiring

Intentions of the Connections Community:Developing a mutually supportive community of Spiritual friendsOur Sunday class mission is to provide presentations of awarenessaround Spiritual principles, healthy, balanced living and enlightenedideas, that nurture and expand our journeys

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