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McConnaughay spotlights everyday hero, Dr. Agnieszka "Aga" Silbert

This week, Senator McConnnaughay spotlights Dr. Agnieszka "Aga" Silbert, who is a cardiologist from West Dundee.

Dr. Silbert has made it her mission to inform people about the importance of heart health. She reaches individuals by giving heart health talks at workplaces, churches, and social clubs throughout the Fox Valley. She also appears weekly on Polish radio.

"I feel it's important," Silber said. "I love doing it because I love talking with people. It's fun for me. And I love the feedback. I love when people say, 'I learned something.'"

Silber also runs a women's heart support group at various locations through Presence Health. The support group’s goal is to provide support, education, and friendships that women need to live well with Heart Disease.

Sen. McConnaughay is honored to recognize Dr. Silber for her contributions in the health field and for her advocacy of heart health.

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