Dr. Paul Koberna Talks Salt at Heart Healthy Support Group

Dr. Paul Koberna (Provided photo)

Dr. Paul Koberna (Provided photo)

PLEASANT GAP – Paul Koberna, M.D., FCCP, will discuss salt, its role in a diet and how sodium affects health on July 28 at 4 p.m. at HealthSouth Nittany Valley Rehabilitation Hospital.

Koberna’s presentation is part of HealthSouth Nittany Valley’s Heart Healthy Support Group, which is open to people with a heart failure diagnosis and their caregivers.

The education-focused group is facilitated by Traci Curtorillo, certified rehabilitation registered nurse and heart failure program champion. “We know that education can empower people to take better care of themselves,” said Curtorillo. “This group uses a positive outlook to improve the lives of people with heart failure.”

HealthSouth Nittany Valley’s education for heart failure patients and their families includes topics, such as sodium intake, nutrition, weight monitoring, medication management and more.

HealthSouth Nittany Valley has a Heart Failure Rehabilitation Program that has earned Disease-Specific Care Certification from The Joint Commission, the gold seal of approval in health care.

HealthSouth Nittany Valley’s Heart Healthy Support Group monthly meetings are free and open to the public. To reserve your space at this event, call Ryan Kramer at 814 359-5607.

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