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Naples Daily News (Newspaper) - May 10, 1976, Naples, Florida 4D NAPLES DAILY NEWS Mon., May 10, 1976 Strict Diet and Exercise May Reverse Heart Disease Tfte diet used restricts fat to 15 per cent of the total calories and restricts simple sugars table sugar, honey and LOS ANGELES (DPI) Tommy Rongos, 55. had heart disease that was painful and disabling. He refused to have heart bypass surgery and chose a doctor's strict diet and exerciseprogram instead. attack, his chances of living runners reveal coronary arter- "rueing 26 m es, and he wouldbeaboutzero." ies two to three times the size completed the 26-mile Boston Rosin did recommend sur- of the average persons, he Marathon April 19 in 90-degree gery, but Rongos refused. said. The only resource The diet used restricts fat to in five hours and 37 minutes. It wasn't a record, but he did finish ahead of 80 others. He entered the Mission Bay Marathon in San Diego less than a month later and cut 45 minutes off his Hawaii time. He ran the Boston marathon in 5 hours 15 minutes. The time is not important, Rosin said. "What is important is the long distance exercise. It is virtually unheard of for a in ___ iy Paulus. vice president: Merle Haven, secretary: Avis Bour. treasurer: Ruth Skulina. assistant treasurer: and Molly Weil, corresponding was one of about 30 patients in a cardiac rehabilitation program at Torrance Memorial Hospital. Dr. Benjamin Rosin, director of cardiology at the hospita said Rongos had experienced severe chest pains for almost a year when he first visited the hospital in 1975. "A treadmill test showed very marked abnormality consistent with two or three-vessel coronary artery he said. "We have tried with to persons with heart rehabilitation program in under to be burned up first W. h. en t trouble, graduated runningand three months and by that time heart is pu unde r sires for a exercise improves the blood had lost 37 pounds. of ime th suga is flow "I ran my first marathon to used up and then fats are used. "We knew, for instance, that prove I could do Rongos "And that defines cardiovas-autopsies done on marathon said. He finished the 26.2 miles cularconditionmg, hesaid. recognized Wednesday at a meeting of Marco Island Women's Club Left to rioht are Bobette Pfister. president: kv -.if TOURNAMENT BANQUET from all over the state. Left to Naples Shrine Club was host right are the Illustrious Potentate during a four day annual golf ofAraba Temple and Mrs tournament held at The Beach Hilton. Mr. and Mrs Ken Wood. Club Hotel. Over 200 Shrmers. Naples Shrine Club, their ladies and friends attended WATCH! FRIDAY, MAY 14th P.M. ABC TV 90 Minute Special Telecast "RETURN TO EARTH" The compelling story of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin's bout with mental depression starring Cliff Robertson. CHANNEL 26 (CABLE CHANNEL 8) MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF COLLIER COUNTY Booster Dance Will Support Naples High Instrumentalists The Naples High School Band Booster Club will sponsor a dance featuring the school's 17 piece Stage Band. The dance will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday at the Italian-American Club on Airport-Pulling Road. Tickets at per person are available by calling 642-5517 or 261-2975, or may be purchased at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Naples High School band of coronary artery disease he said, "but it has never been shown the disease can be reversed. "I think we have shown that." Rosin said tests showed three main arteries supplying blood and oxygen to the heart were blocked two more than 95 per cent blocked, the other 75 per cent narrowed. "If you showed these tests to 100 cardiologists, 100 of them would have recommended surgery to bypass these He said. "If a person in his condition had a NoDIti N NooKt Golden Marco 4 Bomlo Coif TW Cablet 2 0 WPLG 1 WCKT NBC 7 Q Mo'rVo A Gait A Marco S fion.lo Golf 10 0 CH (cio) wrei PBS 2 OD CD Ind 6 O CC WTHS 2 (B [dm 3 _ ..CD WXLT AB( 4O QPHEDULE WBIH NBC 20 O (G3i WEVU WINK CBS 11 O (Sll) 4 O WLTV Spun 33 03 O W.olh.r (D St. Flo. CD Stocks Artists Concert Features Area Musicians A scholarship will be participating soloists by the Jerome Edwards. He will presented to an outstanding Society of Symphony Women, study trumpet at the Univer-music student at the Young In addition. Local No. 730, sity of South Florida followimg Artists Concert, Saturday, May American Federation of his graduation. 15, at Fort Myers Exhibition Musicians, will award a Charles Turon, pianist from Hall. Of the five participating scholarship to the outstanding North Fort Myers, is currently soloists, two arc from this string player to attend the ,n m-s senior year at Noth area; Kimberly Friesen of Congress of Strings held each Texas State University as a Marco Island and Jim Nelson summer on campus at the scholarship student, of Naples. University of Cincinnati. Sandra Hatch, age 17 is a The concert is sponsored at RiVerda'e jointly by First National Bank School. She is an oboist but of Fort Myers and the Society with Mrs SIUdieS haS aW3rdS of Symphony Women and 1: piano, tenor saxaphone, provides an opportunity for the Naples Music Club flute' and Percussion ins-five area young people to per- ,or three consecu. truments. form publicly with the Fort John Yoho is a cellist from Myers Symphony Orchestra. m 'sic carao this summer at North Fort Myers' He also The scholarship is presented in she would plays tuba and electric bass at honor and memory of Harry become a m us c North Fort Scho0' Pagan by the bank to foster a and will enter USF in the fall, continuing high standard of .JJ Seats are unreserved for this musical achievement for young g concerl. Tickels at per per. citizens and to assis the outs- and sludles ,prum Dr son may be obtained at the landing artis to further a SeMon Synpnony office, 2122 Johnson musical education. chalr jn (he Marchlngi Pept St. Ft. 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