Monthly Archives August 2018

Know Your Numbers

As the newest member of the Executive Leadership Team for Go Red for Women, part of the American Heart Association, one of the most resounding messages I have heard is their Know Your Numbers campaign.  Did you know that every 80 seconds, a woman dies from cardiovascular disease (CVD), yet, 80 percent of CVD may be preventable?  The Know Your Numbers campaign encourages people to know their total cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index (BMI) to more deeply understand their current health and their risk of heart disease.  This knowledge provides individuals the opportunity
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