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posted: 7/18/2011 12:01 AM

Health briefs: Cardiologist talks about artery disease

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Talk on artery disease

Dr. David Bromet, a cardiologist, will present a lecture on "What is Peripheral Artery Disease and Why is it Important?" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, in the Prairie Room of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.

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Peripheral artery disease, if left undetected, can lead to a stroke, heart attack, or leg pain or loss. Bromet will explain some of the disease's early warning signs and ways to prevent the disease and reduce its risk. The lecture is part of Good Shepherd's educational Summer Lecture Series.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Call (800) 323-8622 and mention class code 3C83, or register online with class code 3C83 at Advocatehealth.com/goodshep/aclassorsupportgroup.

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