Events for February 4, 2014

8:00 AM
2/4/14 - Mallwalkers: Exercise and Your Heart

Not Required

North Grand Mall

Exercise can lower your risk of heart disease and improve the fitness of your heart and lungs. Explore how much exercise is needed, what types are best, and how to get started.

2:00 PM
2/4/14 - Who's at Risk for Cardiovascular Events/What Should We Do?


Quality Inn and Suites

Late in 2013, new national guidelines were released to guide management of cholesterol, obesity, and healthy lifestyle. Patients with established cardiovascular disease will be treated aggressively to prevent recurrent health issues. Treatment decisions in lower risk patients will be based on a new cardiovascular risk "calculator". We will discuss what these new guidelines mean for each of us.