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The Hospitals of C Community Healthcare System® UPCOMING OMING PROGRAMS COMHS.org/CHSevents SEPTEMBER PVD Symposium: LIVE Better with Healthy Legs Tuesday, September 10; 4:30 – 7 pm St. Mary Medical Center 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart The Limb Ischemia Vascular Excellence or LIVE program at St. Mary Medical Center has a team of physicians who specialize in treating peripheral arterial and vascular disease, deep vein thrombosis and related conditions that can lead to limb ischemia. Join LIVE Medical Director and Cardiologist Anas Safadi, MD, Cardiologist Kais Yehyawi, MD, and Podiatrist Jared Moon, DPM, to find out more about the causes, symptoms and advanced treatments available for these unhealthy leg conditions. Included in the PVD symposium are free screenings, a health fair and refreshments. Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Symposium Wednesday, September 11 Vendors: 3:30 pm; Presentations: 5 – 7 pm The Center for Visual & Performing Arts 1040 Ridge Road, Munster Find out more about the signs, symptoms and latest treatments for Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders from experts in the field. Vendor fair begins at 3:30 pm followed by a series of discussions at 5 pm presented by Neurologist Andrea DeLeo, DO, Gastroenterologist Gene Chang, MD, Neurosurgeon Wayel Kaakaji, MD and Physical Therapist Samantha Paige. Presentations will be moderated by Neurologist Leslie Wilbanks, MD. This symposium is free, but registration is necessary. Break the Silence Suicide Prevention Awareness Service Friday, September 13; 11:30 am St. Catherine Hospital South Entrance Employee Memorial Garden 4321 Fir St., East Chicago If you are grieving over the loss of a loved one, friend or acquaintance, come and show your support to raise awareness to the need for suicide prevention. Join us for an Ecumenical Service with Pastoral Care and Behavioral Health Services staff to draw comfort from one another, celebrate life and pray for the survivors of suicide. PAD Screenings Tuesday, September 24; 10 am-1 pm St. Catherine Hospital POB Conference Room 4320 Fir St., North Entrance, East Chicago A Woman’s Heart: Keys to Cardiac Health Tuesday, September 24; 6 pm St. Mary Medical Center, West Tower Entrance 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart Join Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Kathryn Gjeldum (practicing in Hobart, Portage and at Southlake Heart Care), to find out how women can best protect their heart health through nutrition, exercise, regular screening checkups and knowing the signs and symptoms of heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. It also is one of the most preventable. While much medical advice about heart health applies to men and women, symptoms of heart attacks or heart disease may differ between them and guidelines and risk factors may also be different. Thursday, September 26; 8 am-4 pm Community Hospital Outpatient Center 9660 Wicker Ave., St. John Thursday, September 26; 8 am -3 pm Spectrum of St. Mary Medical Center 1354 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart This simple 15-minute screening explains Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) and screens for blockages in leg arteries. Please do not sign up if you have been previously diagnosed with PAD. Registration required. Weight Loss Surgery…Is it Right for Me? In this seminar, you will learn about Northwest Indiana’s most comprehensive program for surgical and nonsurgical weight loss from our leading team of healthcare professionals. Call 219-703-2019 or COMHS.org/overit to register. Open House Saturday, September 21; 10 am-1 pm Community Stroke & Rehabilitation Center 10215 Broadway, Crown Point Join us at an open house to view our newest location, the Community Stroke & Rehabilitation Center in Crown Point. Tour our 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit featuring therapy gyms and living skills space. Find out more about our facility’s diagnostic imaging, lab services, immediate care, physician practices and outpatient therapy areas. From 11 am-1 pm meet 3-time Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Sharp as he signs autographs (one item per guest) and the Street Team from 97.1 FM the Drive. Enter for your chance to win fabulous prizes. No registration necessary. Programs are FREE! Registration is required. Call 219-836-3477 or 866-836-3477. COMMUNITY HOSPITAL MUNSTER ST. CATHERINE HOSPITAL EAST CHICAGO ST. MARY MEDICAL CENTER HOBART

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