Saturday, November 2, 2013
The Fairmont Kea Lani
4100 Wailea Alanui Dr.
Maui, HI 96753
9 am to 1:30 pm
Health Expo 9:00am - 11am
Luncheon & Fashion Show
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Be one of the first 100 people to register to recieve one of our exclusive and popular SWAG BAGS! Enjoy pampering sessions at Spa Kea Lani, cooking demo, origami art, silent auction shopping, live entertainment and much more!
Come mix and mingle with Go Red supporters. Enjoy a heart healthy, sustainable 3-course meal by Chef Tylun Pang. Be inspired and dazzled by our Macy's sponsored Fashion Show. Be a part of the fight and movement, by donating that day at the Luncheon during our Open Heart Heart Appeal; also you could win a diamond necklace from Ben Bridge for donating!
Get inspired. Get informed. Join health and fitness experts, medical professionals, and women like you to hear the concrete steps you can take today for better heart health.
Anne suffered a heart attack in her early forties. Her heart attack was caused by none other than stress. Ironically, it was positive stress from having a wonderful family, active social life and a busy professional career. Doctor’s orders….”slow down!”
After her heart attack, Anne had to re-prioritize her life; figure out what was really important; deciding to improve the quality of her life and be the best she can be. 30 years later, she continues to live her life with these priorities!
Anne gives her support today to honor her son-in-law who recently passed at the age of 42 from a heart attack.
Right before Thanksgiving of last year, Char was experiencing a racing heart beat from time to time. The doctor put her on a 30-day monitor. The Tuesday, before Thanksgiving Char’s cardiologist informed her that she was having several atrial fibrillations every day. Fast forward to 5 days before Christmas Char was told she will need to have cyroablation surgery to repair her defective heart. The very next day Char was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Char is a truly blessed woman. She urges woman to be serious advocates for your own health. Take the necessary steps, so you can be there for others. Char truly believes that all she’s experienced this year has been to help others become more aware of the need to take really good care of their health.
Char reminds us, during preparation for a flight, we are reminded to put our own masks on first, then take care of those who can’t do it for themselves. Likewise, we must take care of own health first, then take care of those who depend on us.
At age 5, Haydee was diagnosed with diabetes and at 15 she was diagnosed Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS; a medical condition that is linked to diabetes and heart disease.
At 27 years old Haydee had a heart attack. Emergency doctors didn’t think it was possible for Haydee to have a heart attack at such a young age. Declared it muscle spasms and discharged her. As symptoms worsened, Haydee listened to the signs and saw a cardiologist. During her stress test, Haydee had another heart attack. It was discovered that Haydee had a 99% block in her left anterior descending artery.
Today, Haydee constantly finds ways to living a healthier lifestyle for her and her son.
Joan’s first episode happened 19 years ago while she was 7 months pregnant. She was awakened by a feeling of her heart beating right out of her chest, no diagnosis was given at that time. 5 years later, same feeling sensation awakes her. After trying some home remedies hoping her heart would slow down, she finally calls her sister to take her to Urgent Care at Kaiser.
A normal resting heart beat rate is between 40-100 beats a minute, in women. Joan’s heart rate was beating between 180-200 beats a minute!
Joan was diagnosed with Supraventricular Tachycardia.
December of last year, Joan had catheter ablation surgery to repair the defective parts of her heart that are causing the rapid heartbeats. Since then she has not had an episode! Joan is new grandmother and is very excited and blessed that she will be able to watch her granddaughter grow-up. Joan has taken steps to be healthier and started being conscious of what she eats and started exercising regularly. Joan to date has lost about 12 pounds so far!
Just last month Tanya had to have another ablation procedure. We are blessed to have her with us today. Heart disease runs in Tanya’s family. Her father passed away last April due to heart failure and her grandfather passed recently due to heart disease. Tanya and the entire Kuailani ‘ohana came out and walked in their memory at the 2012 Maui Heart Walk in March.
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