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Talk to an MD About Your Blood Pressure – No Appointment!


Do you suffer from high blood pressure and want to ask a physician questions without scheduling an appointment?
High Blood Pressure Chat

One third of people living in the United States  experiences high blood pressure. If you are one of the many who suffer from high blood pressure, join Emory Heart & Vascular Center preventive cardiologist Dr. Susmita Parashar on Tuesday, December 6 at 12:30 p.m. for an interactive online Q & A web chat. The topic is “Diagnosing, Treating and Managing High Blood Pressure.”

Dr. Parashar will be available to answer questions and discuss various topics about hypertension including symptoms, diagnosis, and treating and living with hypertension. To register for the online chat, visit: or click the image to the right to be directed to the chat sign-up form.


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Are You a Woman at Risk for Heart Disease?

Women Heart Disease ChatDespite the fact that it’s often thought of as a man’s disease, you may be surprised to learn that over 40 million women live with cardiovascular disease and over 8 million have a history of heart attack or chest pain. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women and five times as many women die each year from heart disease than from breast cancer.

It is critical that women take control of their heart health and learn how to protect themselves from this deadly disease.  If you think you could be at risk for heart disease or just want to learn more, join me for an interactive web chat on the topic of Women and Heart Disease. I will be available to answer questions and discuss various topics about women and heart disease including how symptoms are different in women than men, diagnosing heart disease and preventing heart disease.

Women & Heart Disease Online Chat Details:

Chat date: Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Chat time: 12:30pm
Chat registration: Women & Heart Disease: UPDATE CHAT TRANSCRIPT

About Dr. Ijeoma Isiadinso
Dr. Isiadinso is a preventive cardiologist with the Emory Heart & Vascular Center. She specializes in heart disease prevention with special interests in lifestyle modification, cardiovascular risk factor screening, hyperlipidemia and women’s heart disease. She completed her medical education and training at MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine and Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia before joining Emory in 2010. Dr. Isiadinso is an active member in the development of the Emory Heart & Vascular Center’s Women’s Heart Health Program, and she is committed to helping women and men live healthy lives.

Heart Disease Questions? Join Us for Our First Live Chat!

Heart Disease Live Chat with Dr. Sperling23 million people are diagnosed with heart disease each year, and heart disease is responsible for over 6 million hospitalizations in the U.S. annually. Don’t be a statistic.

Join me on Monday, February 21 from 12:30 – 1:30pm for an interactive online Q & A web chat on the topic of heart disease prevention. I will be available to answer questions and discuss various topics about heart disease including prevention, detection, healthy nutrition tips, cardiac rehabilitation and innovative new cardiovascular research on the horizon. You can register online for the live chat today! UPDATE CHAT TRANSCRIPT

About Dr. Sperling

Dr. Sperling specializes in internal medicine and cardiology—his areas of clinical interest are cardiac catheterization, cardiac rehabilitation, general cardiology, echocardiogram, lipid metabolism, and electron beam computed tomography. Dr. Sperling has been practicing with Emory since 1997, and has received various awards from the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association Council, and Emory University Hospital. He serves as medical director for a number of unique programs at Emory including the HeartWise Risk Reduction Program, InterVent Atlanta, Staying Aloft, Emory’s LDL aperesis program, and has served as special consultant to The Centers for Disease Control. Dr. Sperling has been voted one of America’s Top Doctors, and has been featured often on local and national TV, newspaper, radio, and magazines.