Why Go Red?Â Cardiovascular disease in the U.S. kill approximately one woman every 80 seconds. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Support Go Red For Women by participating in National Wear Red DayÂ® onÂ Friday, February 2, 2018Â andÂ donateÂ to help fund research during American HeartÂ Month.
Go Red For Women is a movement that starts with you. Lead by example and make the time to â€œKnow Your Numbers.â€ Itâ€™s knowledge that could save your life.Â Five numbers, that all women should know to take control of their heart health are: Total Cholesterol, HDL (good) Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and Body Mass Index (BMI). Knowing these numbers can help women and their healthcare provider determine their risk for developing cardiovascular diseases. Itâ€™s time for all women to learn the most critical numbers in their life â€” their hearts depend on it.
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