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FREE Heart Screening for Teens at Baptist Medical Center, July 26, 2014

AugustHeart

Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)

FREE Heart Screening for Teens at Baptist Medical...

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Student Heart Screening Ended Free  

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BASIC INFORMATION  

♥ AugustHeart screens students, ages 14-18, for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). 

♥ HCM is the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young people.

♥ 1 in 250 students are at risk of sudden cardiac death.

♥ HCM causes a thickening of the heart wall, and can lead to obstruction of blood flow and an erratic heartbeat.

♥ HCM typically does not present any symptoms.

 

SCREENING PROCESS

♥ A parental waiver must be signed in order for the athlete to receive a screening.

♥ Athletes should wear loose fitting clothing.

♥ Screening includes an Electrocardiogram (ECG) and a limited 2-D Echocardiogram (ECHO).

♥ The screening process typically takes approximately 20 minutes per student. NOTE: AVERAGE WAIT TIME VARIES.

♥ Screenings are offered at no charge. For those choosing to make an optional donation, $25 does help offset the cost to screen a student.
 

FOUNDATION INFORMATION

♥ AugustHeart strives to prevent sudden cardiac death in students, ages 14-18, in San Antonio and surrounding counties by providing free heart screenings.

♥ Donations are appreciated and help to fund AugustHeart programming.

 

AUGUSTHEART

755 East Mulberry Avenue, Suite 101

San Antonio, Texas  78212

210-841-9207

info@augustheart.org

Have questions about FREE Heart Screening for Teens at Baptist Medical Center, July 26, 2014? Contact AugustHeart

When & Where


Baptist Medical Center
111 Dallas Street
San Antonio, TX 78205

Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)


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AugustHeart

AugustHeart, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that strives to prevent sudden cardiac death in students, ages 14-18, in San Antonio and surrounding counties by providing free heart screenings.

For more information, please visit our website at http://augustheart.org

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