Health Plus offers Count on Your Heart programDuring National Heart Month in February and National Nutrition Month in March, Health Plus reminds you to love your heart by participating in a variety of programs designed to be fun and informative and to help lower your risk for heart disease.
o Know Your Numbers — keep your blood pressure and weight in check by visiting a Know Your Numbers station.
o Wear Red Day Lunch and Learn Feb. 3, 214 Light Hall, noon-12:55 p.m. — a discussion of the latest research on heart disease with Vanderbilt Heart cardiologist Mark Glazer, M.D. Wear red and get a heart-healthy recipe packet. A heart-healthy lunch will be offered on a first-come first-served basis.
o Love Your Heart Expo, Feb. 8, in the north lobby of Light Hall from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. — Visit this event to receive a cholesterol and glucose screening compliments of Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute and the Vanderbilt Stroke Clinic, and have an opportunity to get one-on-one counseling from a Vanderbilt cardiologist and registered dietitian, get a flu shot, win prizes and more. Note that a limited number of screenings are available, and will be provided on a first come, first served basis.