A focus on Knowing your numbers means knowing your risk Body Mass Index

Overweight and obese refer to ranges of weight that are considered unhealthy for a given height. Being overweight can lead to obesity, and obesity is defined as having too much body fat. Excess fat, especially around your waist, may put a strain on y...

A focus on managing your High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure affects one out of three Americans, and 24% meet the criteria for hypertension which is defined as a blood pressure greater than or equal to 140/90 (read as “140 over 90”) or 135/85 in persons with diabetes. The exact cause of high blood pressure is unknown. Some people are at risk for high blood pressure due to race or genetic factors. High blood pressure increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease.<br>

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