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Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Cardiology Expert Answers Questions on Chronic Pain & Heart Health, During LIVE Chat, February 25

Show your some love! Join PainPathways Magazine and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (WFUBMC) cardiologist Katie Twomley, MD, for a discussion on how to maintain cardiovascular health while living with chronic pain during a LIVE Facebook Chat Thursday, February 25, at 8pm ET.

Dr. Twomley will answer questions and share helpful tips for sustaining a healthy exercise regimen when chronic pain may limit your ability to stay active.

Participants will have one-on-one Q&A access to Dr. Twomley, a board-certified cardiologist who trained at Duke University and completed her fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, where she now specializes in preventative medicine and cardiovascular diseases.

Learn more about PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease), vascular claudication, pericarditis, atherosclerosis and chronic pain after a stroke.

Dr. Twomley will also address:

•  Exercise, proper diet and weight management for people with pain
•  Signs of heart attack and stroke
•  The link between heart disease and stress
•  Pain and blood pressure medication interactions

And much more!

People with pain, health care providers and caregivers are encouraged to participate in this interactive forum. Questions may be sent in advance via Facebook on the EVENTS page. Registration is not required and chat details are available on Facebook.

Want to learn more? Join the conversation on PainPathways’ Facebook timeline, Thursday, February 25 at 8pm ET.



Shon Gilmore, Communications Director


PainPathways Magazine, based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a quarterly print and digital resource for patients, physicians and caregivers who manage acute, chronic or cancer pain. To subscribe for home or office, visit or find us on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

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