Understanding Cardiovascular Disease Is Topic of Women’s Health Talk Sponsored By Sonoma Valley Hospital

Jan 22, 2020 | Sonoma Valley Hospital News

Cardiologist and Heart Disease Specialist, Anita Szady, MD, will lead a conversation discussing “Women’s Health and Cardiovascular Disease: New Strategies for Prevention and Treatment” on Tuesday, February 18 at Vintage House. The talk is sponsored by Sonoma Valley Hospital.

According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing one in three deaths each year. Dr. Szady will review the risk factors that can be managed, such as high blood pressure and diabetes, and discuss new therapies and noninvasive approaches. There will be ample time for questions and answers.

The talk will be held at Vintage House, Room 105 264 1st Street East in Sonoma, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Tuesday, February 18. Light refreshments and beverages will be available. Reservations are required as space is limited. To reserve a place online go to vintagehouse.org/events, or call 707.996.0311. For more information, call Celia Kruse de la Rosa at 707.935.5257, or email community@sonomavalleyhospital.org.

Anita Szady, MD FACC, Cardiologist, has specialized training in advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation. Her interests include mechanical circulatory support and pulmonary hypertension. Prior to coming to the North Bay Area, she was an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Florida where she also served as the medical director of the cardio-oncology program. Currently, she serves on the editorial board of the publication Cardiology Today and is part of MarinHealth Cardiovascular Medicine: A UCSF Health Clinic.