One of the other speakers spoke about the critical need and impact of disease prevention in preventing morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease, particularly in minority populations. She discussed the “7 Steps to a Health Heart” endorsed by the Association of Black Cardiologists. I really liked them and so I thought I’d pass them along, they are a bit different than you might see elsewhere.
Be Spiritually Active
Take Charge of Your Blood Pressure
Control Your Cholesterol
Track Your Blood Sugar (if you’re Diabetic)
Eat Smart & Enjoy Regular Exercise
Access Better Healthcare and Take Medication as Prescribed
We can all use a bit of a reminder about working, and enjoying the work, of being healthier.
Get health, stay health, and stay out of my office as long as you can.