La Grange – Due to popular demand, the Adventist Heart & Vascular Institute has announced the addition of a second night to one of its National Heart Month events.
A second night has been added to the institute’s “Healthy Dining and Living” event.
From 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 20, the institute will team with restaurant Prasino, 93 S. La Grange Road in La Grange, to host “Healthy Dining and Living.” For $30, participants can attend a cooking demonstration at the restaurant and enjoy a three-course meal, while hearing from cardiologist Dr. Karen Lambert about ways to incorporate healthy habits into your daily life. The meal includes vegan tomato bisque, a choice of roasted salmon or chicken breast with sides, and a dark chocolate vegan mouse for dessert. Reservations are needed by Feb. 15. The registration fee only includes the meal, not beverages, tax or gratuity. The first evening of the event, Feb. 19, has sold out.
Two other Heart Month events are also scheduled for the rest of February.
The institute will take part in the Oak Brook Park District’s Pioneer Days event, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 1450 Forest Gate Road in Oak Brook. Attendees will learn about prevention strategies and ways to reduce the risk of heart disease. Cardiologist Dr. Meechai Tessalee will discuss nutrition and heart health, while cardiologist Dr. Andrew Lawrence will discuss genetic risks for heart disease. This event is free, but limited to 60 registrants.
Finally, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 27, the institute will present “Heart Disease is a Family Disease” at the Oak Brook Marriott, 1401 W. 22nd St. in Oak Brook. A panel of doctors will discuss how a family can lower its risk of heart disease. Cardiologist Dr. Paul Ryan will discuss prevention, cardiologist Dr. Edgar Carrell will discuss genetic risk, and cardiologist Dr. Leslie Sleuwen will discuss family health and nutrition. The event is free with a maximum of 100 registrants. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, visit www.keepingyouwell.com/ahh/education-events/heart-month.
Adventist Midwest Health, part of Adventist Health System, includes Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. To find a physician, visit www.keepingyouwell.com.
Physicians on the medical staff of Adventist Midwest Health Hospitals are independent contractors, and are not agents of the hospitals.
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