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Written by Miami Today on January 29, 2004
As part of its ongoing commitment to provide the community with the most up-to-date information on methods for preventing, diagnosing and treating heart disease, Kendall Regional Medical Center will host its annual free Heart Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the hospital’s third-floor auditorium. Free, but registration required. Details: (305) 222-2200.
CURE FOR DIABETES?
The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation presents "3rd World of Hope Conference – From Research to Reality: Islets, Stem Cells and other Therapies." Five islet transplant recipients will describe their journey toward insulin independence after living with Type 1 diabetes for decades. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort, Grand Ballroom, 9701 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. $25 per person, $40 per family of 2 or more. RSVP by Jan. 28. Details: (800) 321-3437.
"How to Lower your Cholesterol Numbers," for adults 55 and older will be presented by cardiologist Romeo Majano 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Victor E. Clarke Education Center, South Miami Hospital, US 1 and Southwest 62nd Avenue. $5 per person and free for Senior Advantage members. Details: (786) 596-3812.