"A Focus on Women's Cardiac Health: Listening to your Heart"
Dr. Bogaev featured on Patient Power.
Patient Power with Andrew Schorr and Roberta Bogaev, MD (www.patientpower.info) was originally webcast on January 22, 2008. On the website, visitors can search by topic, date, or expert to listen to program replays. Click here for a direct link to the Women's Cardiac Health episode.
Women’s cardiac health often gets overlooked by the media. Some illnesses, such as reproductive health and menopause, receive a lot of attention, and the importance of heart disease prevention is not stressed nearly enough. In this inspiring program, we will focus on women's cardiac health with Dr. Roberta Bogaev, Medical Director of Heart Failure and Transplant at the Texas Heart Institute. Dr. Bogaev is dedicated to making heart disease prevention a part of every woman’s life. Also joining the program are two of Dr. Bogaev’s patients, a mother and daughter who will share their heartfelt stories about how making small changes have resulted in huge successes.
Guests for this episode include Roberta Bogaev, MD, FACC, FACP is Medical Director of Heart Failure and Transplant, Texas Heart Institute, as well as 2 of her patients. The show is hosted by Andrew Schorr, an 11-year CLL survivor.
Patient Power debuted in February 2005 and is a weekly show hosted by Andrew Schorr, 11-year leukemia survivor, patient educator and patient advocate. The show features renowned medical experts on topics that include cancer, pain, diabetes, and heart specialists, as well as experts in clinical trials and top pharmacists. The show serves to bring patients together in a radio and Internet community to help navigate an often inhospitable healthcare system. Patient Power takes questions from callers and Internet listeners on topics such as how to find the right doctor, how to advocate for effectively, when to get a second opinion from a specialist, and how to evaluate one treatment option over another.
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