"TWIN CITIES" SUPPORT GROUP
Welcome to our group's website! PHA support groups provide support, education and most of all hope. If you are in the area, we encourage you to join us. Our group was founded in 2001. We meet monthly, on the second Saturday of every month (weather permitting) from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Meetings are open to PH patients, family, caregivers, physicians, nurses, and friends!!!
BE AWARE of BAD WEATHER...we will post any cancelations on this page! Always be safe! You can always call Stephanie to make sure we are holding the meeting. If you feel is is too bad to travel, Please stand home...we want everyone to be safe and there are always more meetings to attend.
CHECK OUT the pictures from our group, just click on the PHOTOS tab on the left side of the web page. You just might be on there! also check out our blog. It is updated every month!
Upcoming Meetings, Events and cancellations will be posted Here.
NEXT MEETING Information -
Minnesota "Twin Cities" PH Support Group Meeting
November is PH Awareness month !!!
Spread the word about PH...to everyone!
Speaker- Irene Alton MS,RD,LN
West Side Community Health
Health care for the Homeless
( formerly from Children, Teenager
Medical Services, Mpls, MN)
Subject - "Heart healthy diets, low sodium and cholesterol. Also hints on how to handle Holiday foods.
Date - November 15, 2014 ( note: change of date)
Time - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location - American Lung Association Bldg.
490 Concordia Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55102
- Note : lunch will be provided by United Therapeutics
Stephanie 651-738-0681 / Stephlayer@aol.com
Bring your Familes, caregivers, Friends, Physicians, nurses and Medical staff. All is welcome to our events.
- You do need to be an active member of this support group or a volunteer at the meetings to attend the yearly events.
- Thank you!
We don't always have all heart healthy luncheon, so if you would prefer a special dish, please feel free to bring one along to share. We do try to please everyone.
HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US THERE...For more information, please contact -
Stephanie 651-738-0681 Stephlayer@aol.com
Irene 612-822-0849 firstname.lastname@example.org
FACEBOOK - We now have our own facebook page, it is a closed group for our support group ONLY. If you are a member of our Twin Cities support group and would like to join, please contact Stephanie.
August 9, 2014...14th Annual Twin Cities PH picnic was held at Battle Creek Regional Park in Maplewood, MN.
Dr. Monica Colvin-Adams, PH doctor from the Univ. Of MN was our Guest of Honor.
Along with Dr. Michael & Bonnie McGoon from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and their cute two grandsons.
Thank you to all the volunteers who stepped up to help us out!
It was a fun day!
Here is the Minnesota proclamation signed by Governor Dayton for PH Awareness month of November,2013.
Lois and Preston Piper requested and picked up the proclamation in memory of their daughter Mallory Hicks
A beautiful summer day for the 2013 picnic. Drs. Pritzger and Thenappan seated front and center.
Minnesota PH "Twin Cities" Support Group
Medical or PH related Items that you don't have any use for....
sell / swap / trade / or give away
Please contact usand we will list the items here on our blog.
Our BLOG is now fully functional! Please do read it.
Also feel free to look at our "photo album" especially after the 2013 Holiday Party! Note: we welcome your photo's of our support group too!
WANTED...your PH story., your milestones or events...which could include photos!
Write your story and contact or send it to our webmaster, David Naumann or to Stephanie and we will add the entries directly in the blog. Photos are great too, but contact our Webmaster, David Naumann to have them added to your story.
Leader Contact Information
Feel free to contact our group's leaders to share your story, ask questions and get connected with our group.
Pulmonary Hypertension Clinics in the Area: a Wealth of Choices!
Minnesota area PH patients are able to find teams of Pulmonary Hypertension medical specialists in a number of locations in our area. Our group leaders have identified five clinics, and post them here for your convenience. The phone numbers and web sites are valid as of September, 2011.
Rochester Mayo Clinic: Cardiovascular Clinic / Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
University of Minnesota Physicians at Fairview: Cardiac Clinic / Pulmonary Hypertension
United PH Lung Clinic: Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
Abbott Northwestern Hospital / Minneapolis Heart Institute: Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
612-863-3900 & 612-863-4000
Park Nicollet / Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic, St. Louis Park952-993-2369
About this Minnesota Group Website
Our Web pages are provided through the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Local information including this page, our Blog, and our photo page and these embedded photos have been created and maintained by our leaders and by our Webmaster. A retired technical guy, David Naumann enjoys learning how to make computers do things. He has created and maintains a number of websites as a volunteer.
If you need help with any of these pages, feel free to contact Dave at one of our monthly meetings or via email at email@example.com.