9:30am-11:30am: Exhibits, Health Screenings & Networking
11:30am: Lunch Program Discussion Panel featuring: Pilar Gerasimo, Dr. Courtney Baechler and Jen Thorson
Workshops & Health Screenings
Desk Yourself Fit - Sponsored by St. Jude Medical
Getting fit and toned doesn’t have to equal sweaty mess. Join St. Jude Medical Wellness Specialist, Dee Barlage, for a quick and (relatively) pain-free workout that you can do right from your desk. Burn calories and tone it up using a resistance band. Sweatbands not necessary. Resistance band provided.
Creating Delicious, Simple and Healthy Meals with Beef - Sponsored by Medtronic
Did you know that eating lean beef can help lower cholesterol levels as part of a heart-healthy diet and lifestyle? Learn how to prepare quick and easy heart healthy beef meals in under thirty minutes with simple tips from the Beef Checkoff team that make heart healthy eating easy, fun and delicious!
Hormones and Your Heart Health - Sponsored by Boston Scientific
Women share many of the same risk factors for stroke and heart disease with men, but their risk is also influenced by hormones, reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth, menopause and other sex-related factors. Join Dr Jennifer Dankle, Cardiologist, University of Minnesota Physicians at Fairview to learn more about what those risk factors are and what you can do to help reduce your risk.
Beyond Knowing Your Numbers - Sponsored by US Bank
We know how important it is to know our numbers, but stress and other pro-inflammatory lifestyle factors raise heart disease risks. Join Pilar Gerasimo, Senior Vice President, Education, Lifetime Fitness and Founding Editor Experience Life Magazine, to learn how various parts of the body (digestive, skin, joints, brain, etc.) "speak" — to express the body's general distress or unhappiness — via symptoms that are, in effect, early warning signals we'd all do well to heed.