Pardee Hospital

WIN 2016

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CONTROLLABLE RISK FACTORS n I have diabetes. n I use tobacco products, or I am around people who smoke. n I am not physically active. n I don't eat healthfully. n I am not within 20 pounds of my recommended weight. n I have high levels of LDL cholesterol (greater than 100 mg/dL), low levels of HDL cholesterol (less than 50 mg/dL), high levels of triglycerides (greater than 150 mg/dL), or my total cholesterol is greater than 200 mg/dL. n My blood pressure is higher than 120/80 mm/Hg. n I don't feel like I get enough sleep each night (at least eight hours). n I have a lot of stress in my life. IS YOUR HEART AT RISK? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. To find out if you are at risk, check the risk factors that apply to you and share with your doctor. Together you can create a plan to keep your heart healthy. © 2015 Spirit Health Group. All rights reserved. UNCONTROLLABLE RISK FACTORS n I have heart disease. n Members of my immediate family (siblings, parents) have some form of cardiovascular disease. n I am African American. n I am Hispanic. n I am a woman over 55 years old, or I am a man over 45 years old. n I have rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. n I had pregnancy complications including the development of high blood pressure, diabetes, or delivering a pre-term infant. Find out your 10-year and lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease. www.acc.org/tools-and-practice-support/ mobile-resources/features/2013-prevention- guidelines-ascvd-risk-estimator Join the movement of women and families across the U.S. who are taking charge of their heart health. Visit DayofDance.com to find an upcoming event near you.

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