Heart Health Information and HHT 5K Registration

Stop by the NC Children's Hospital Lobby from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Feb. 23 to pick up free heart health information and register to participate in the 'Cure HHT' 5K walk/run in March

When Feb 23, 2015
from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where N.C. Children's Hospital Lobby
Contact Name
Contact Phone (919) 843-8217
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Looking for ways to improve your cardiovascular health?  Stop by the NC Children's Hospital Lobby on Monday, Feb. 23 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  We'll have helpful information available for you from the American Heart Association. 

  • Pick up a Heart Health Guide that covers everything from high cholesterol, obesity, healthy eating and smoking cessation
  • "Know Your Numbers" - Total cholesterol, blood pressure, BMI and more! Find out what it means for you and your cardiovascular health
  • Learn about your stroke risk, effects of excess sodium, and how to replace added sugar with healthy alternatives
  • Simple exercises that you can do to improve your heart health
  • Pick up a list of easy-to-find heart healthy foods

And Run or Walk your way to great cardiovascular health by participating in the 2nd Annual 'Cure HHT' 5K walk/run on March 14 at Southern Community Park in Chapel Hill.  We'll have online registration available for you or click here!

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) or Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome is an inherited disorder that causes development of abnormal blood vessels in the body.  The most common feature of HHT is nosebleeds that occur when these blood vessels rupture inside the nose. People with HHT can also develop these fragile blood vessels in other parts of the body including the lungs, brain, GI system and the liver.  Click here to read more and see pictures from last year's inaugural event!

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