Heart disease can be prevented. Dr Liew Boon Wah, Consultant at the Department of Cardiology, Changi General Hospital is here to answer your questions on heart disease prevention.
Heart disease prevention: is it possible if you have a family history? Is your risk of developing heart disease lower when you're younger? What can you do to prevent heart disease if you already have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or type 2 diabetes?
Ask Dr Liew Boon Wah, Consultant at the Department of Cardiology, Changi General Hospital, a member of the SingHealth group anything about heart disease prevention this month.
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Dr Liew Boon Wah
Dr Liew Boon Wah is a Consultant with the Department of Cardiology, Changi General Hospital with a special interest in interventional cardiology. He graduated from the National University of Singapore (NUS), School of Medicine in 2003. He completed his basic specialty training in Internal Medicine and obtained his MRCP (United Kingdom) in 2008. He completed his cardiology training in November 2012. He did his interventional cardiology training as a fellow at Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan from 2014 to 2015.
He is currently practising in Changi General Hospital and is involved in the care of general cardiology patients as well as performing interventional procedures for patients with coronary artery disease. His interest lies in the management of acute coronary syndrome patients. He is the Director of the Acute Myocardial Infarction program as well as the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.
Hear from Dr Liew Boon Wah
Dr Liew will be one of the speakers at the upcoming
Heart to Heart Talk – Preventing That First Heart Attack forum, which will take place at CGH auditorium on 29 Sep 2018, 9am to 12pm. Here are details of the forum and how to register.
Heart to Heart Talk – Preventing That First Heart Attack|
29 Sep 2018 (Sat)
9am to 12pm|
Changi General Hospital, Auditorium|
Changi General Hospital|
The heart does not stop working even when you are sleeping. It does so much for you every day but how do you know if your heart is functioning well? If you were to ask how it is doing today, what would it say?
Join us at this forum and discover your heart health. Learn from the experts on how to manage your diet, pick up simple exercise tips that you can do daily and how to look out for early signs of a heart attack. Thinking of taking supplements for your heart? Check with our experts if they would be suitable for you.
There will also be a special cooking demonstration by our chef and fun activities at the booths.
Spend a fruitful Saturday with us and your heart will thank you for it!
Welcome Address and Introduction by Dr Liew Boon Wah, Consultant
Lowering the highs - Treating blood pressure, blood sugar and blood cholesterol issues by Dr Tan Jian Jing, Associate Consultant
Exercise – Tips that you must have! by Teo Mei Lun Anna, Senior Physiotherapist
Eating your way to a healthier heart - It's not heart to start! by Chua Ningyi Fionn, Dietician
Do I have heart disease? A simple guide to symptom recognition and screening tools by Dr Chai Siang Chew, Consultant
Coronary Artery Disease - Is it a blocked pipe or a volcano? by Dr Kelvin Wong, Consultant
Supplements for the heart - A magic elixir? by Helen Lee, Pharmacist
Pre-registration is required. To register, please send your name, contact no & no. of pax to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 6936 - 6947 |