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September is Cholesterol Awareness Month

Posted by Marilyn Csernus -

If you haven't noticed there seems to be a common theme throughout this blog and that is PREVENTION. As with prediabetes and high blood pressure, awareness and prevention is vitally important in maintaining healthy cholesterol levels. I'm sure by now; everyone knows that having elevated levels of cholesterol in the blood is unhealthy. Cholesterol is not inherently bad. Cholesterol is a fat like...

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Is Your Blood Pressure Controlled?

Posted by Marilyn Csernus -

When is the last time you had your blood pressure checked? Was it "normal" or were you told it was a bit high? If so, did you try and convince yourself it was because you were rushing around or running late to your appointment? Let's review some blood pressure facts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to understand how critical it is for all of us to maintain good blood pr...

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