DID YOU KNOW...
Heart disease is the 2nd leading cause of death among Canadians.
About 1 in 12 adults live with diagnosed heart disease.
Men are 2x more likely to suffer a heart attack than women.
In the last 12 years the number of Canadians newly diagnosed with heart disease has declined by 28% - That's incredible!
How to reduce your risk of heart disease:
- Being smoke free
- Staying physically active
- Eating a healthy diet
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Limiting alcohol use
- Early detection and management of medical conditions (high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol)