There is never a dull moment at the Lown Group with plenty of milestones to celebrate! Please join us in commemorating our head nurse Helene on 40 years at Lown, and enjoy a timeless article originally published by Dr. Thomas Graboys citing many helpful hints for patients traveling this holiday season.
Calling all athletes! Do you value physical fitness and exercise? Read about the extensive benefits of sports and how a few simple changes to your everyday routine can improve overall health. Also, introduce yourself to some new faces around the Lown Group.
In this issue, meet Beth Reardon, our new Nutritionist, as well as learn about our Sports Cardiology program, our new home, and how we’re helping to train the next generation of doctors.
Our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Thomas Graboys, passed away in January 2015. This special edition of our newsletter shares the lasting impression he left on the Lown Group, his friends and colleagues, and most importantly, his patients.
As we head into winter, we would like to share with you all of the wonderful things that have happened here in the last few months. This issue includes: “What Not to Say to Your Doctor”, “Atrial Fibrillation: The Importance of Individualized Care”, “Should You Shovel That Snow”, and “Shared Risk: Family History and Heart Health”.
Includes: “New services, resources available to Lown Group patients”, Testing for blocked heart arteries” by Dr. Lewis, “How to tell if your chest pain is heart related” by Dr. Graboys, and “Introducing the Lown Cardiology College Program”
Includes: “Staying health is not just for patients”, “Is heart disease and problem for women” by Dr. Lewis, and “Dr. Bilchik rides to remember”
Includes: “Our new look reflects our continuing commitment to patient care”, “Meet Dr. Dara Lee Lewis”, “How can I continue my healthy diet while still enjoying a night out with my family?” by Dr. Bilchik, and “Meet Tara Mardigan, MS, MPH, RD”
From the Heart: News from the Lown Group
Published quarterly, our From the Heart patient newsletter features articles, advice, and updates from Lown Group physicians and staff members. If you are looking to stay in touch between newsletters, follow us on Facebook!
The following articles are taken from current and past issues of From the Heart. In them, Lown Group doctors answer questions, share their insights, and discuss new ideas and trends. Do have a question for our doctors? Let us know.
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What are some of the tests you could expect when visiting the Lown Group and why are they important?
For 50 years Lown Group physicians have managed thousands of patients with atrial fibrillation. Over that time, we developed an individualized, patient-centered model of care focused on improving long-term outcomes and quality of life.
Knowing how your family history affects your heart health can increase your chance of seeing future generations grow healthy
Most of us have experienced chest pain at one time or another. For many people, chest pain is a source of fear and anxiety because it is often associated with heart disease. Fortunately, most chest pain has nothing to do with the heart.