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Heart Health Month January 22, 2007

Take care of your heart. Let University help.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease and stroke are the first and third leading causes of death in the United States, accounting for more than 40 percent of all deaths.

Fortunately, early detection of risk factors and lifestyle changes can reduce your risk, and a Heart Month Health Fair is the perfect place to begin. We'll provide health screenings, the latest information and encouragement to help you to embark on a healthier lifestyle.

And best of all? It’s all absolutely FREE!

Free Health Fair Activities Include:

  • Blood sugar testing
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Lipid profile (HDL, LDL, triglycerides and total cholesterol)
  • Heart-healthy recipes
  • “Healthy Heart” information packet
  • Special gift and door prizes

When and Where:
Three Saturdays
Three convenient locations
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 10
Dillard’s, Augusta Mall
Saturday, Feb. 17
Dillard’s, Aiken Mall
Saturday, Feb. 24
Dillard’s, National Hills

If you can’t make it to one of our Heart Month Health Fairs, you can still benefit from the information provided by University Health Care System. E-mail University Health Care System to request a free heart health kit, which includes information and tools to help you be good to your heart. Be sure to leave your name and home address.

You also can view and print some of the heart health kit here. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view these documents.

For more information, call 706/828-2502 or toll free 866/591-2502.

Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

Learn more about how you can change your lifestyle to decrease your cardiovascular risks at University Health Care System's free community events.

Know your risk factors
Stephen R. Broadwater, M.D., Cardiologist
Feb. 15, 5:30-7 p.m.
Abilene Baptist Church
3917 Washington Road
Free dinner will be provided.
Reservations required.
Call 706/828-2502 or 866/591-2502.

Eating Heart Healthy
Learn how to cook "Heart Healthy" with Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Kim Beavers, co-host of Eating Well with Kim on New 12's Midday program.
Kim will offer tips on how to make your diet healthier and add flavor to your life.
Feb. 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
University Hospital Cafeteria Dining Rooms 1-3
Reservations required.
Call 706/828-2502 or 866/591-2502.

  
     
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