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NUHCS The HEART Truth: Because it matters! English Symposium 2019

Date:
20 Jul 2019

Time:
2PM to 5PM (Doors open at 1.30PM)

Venue:
NUHS Tower Block Auditorium

NUHCS is back to presents The HEART Truth: Because it matters! English Symposium 2019!

Heart disease is one of the top three causes of death in Singapore. Join our panel of doctors and dietitian at the HEART Truth Symposium 2019 to learn about heart health, uncover risk factors and pick up tips for a healthy heart - because your health matters!

Coronary Artery Disease in Diabetics: A Double Jeopardy! by Prof. Tan Huay Cheem, Director, National University Heart Centre, Singapore(NUHCS)
Do you know that a heart attack can pose multiple complications in patients with diabetes? Learn how to reduce complications because knowledge matters when it comes to prevention.

Treatment of Heart Valve Disease - Modern Day Keyhole Approach by A/Prof. Theodoros Kofidis, Head and Senior Consultant, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
What are the benefits of a keyhole surgery? Learn about Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery and understand how it helps patients in their recovery process.

Heart Attack in Women; Myth or Missed? by Asst. Prof. Low Ting Ting, Consultant, Department of Cardiology
Are the symptoms of a heart attack similar for men and women? Is it true that some risk factors affect women more than men? Because every woman in your life matters, uncover the facts and myths in this talk. 

Cholesterol Facts & Fake News by Asst. Prof. Yeo Tee Joo, Consultant, Department of Cardiology
It can be hard to differentiate between health facts and fake news in the fast-paced media environment. Being accurate matters when it comes to our knowledge about cholesterol, so take this chance to clarify your doubts!

Managing Diabetes with Diet! by Ms Lim Siew Choo, Department of Dietitics, National University Hospital (NUH)
What we eat matters - this talk will uncover the various types of hidden sugars in our daily diet and address common food myths on diabetes so that you can make the informed choice. 

All our tickets have been sold out. Thank you all for your kind support.

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