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Free Session To Help Participants Improve Heart Health

Heart Wise offers effective strategies to manage cholesterol and blood pressure.

VERMILION – Local residents looking to manage their cholesterol and blood pressure are invited to an upcoming information session to better understand their heart health.

Heart Wise is a free, three-hour group session offered by Alberta Health Services (AHS). Nutrition and Food Services professionals will share their expertise and guide interactive discussions that can help individuals manage their heart health.

Heart Wise will be held September 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (via Telehealth) at the Vermilion Health Centre – 5610 40 Ave.

Participants will learn about:

• The causes, risk factors and complications of high blood pressure and cholesterol

• Heart healthy diets and lifestyle choices.

• How to measure blood pressure.

• Creating an action plan to improve heart health

The session is open to anyone interested in developing a healthier lifestyle and recommended for local residents diagnosed with high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol, or people diagnosed with risk factors for heart disease, such as diabetes or family history.

Registration is required as date and time are subject to change. For more information and to register to attend, please call the Alberta Healthy Living Program Central Zone at 1-877-314-6997.

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