Tag - Wake Up Call

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Controllable Risk Factors – Carotid Artery Disease
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Controllable Risk Factors – Cholesterol
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LCM's Wake-Up-Call Screening, the Perfect Christmas Gift

Controllable Risk Factors – Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid artery disease (also called carotid artery stenosis) is the narrowing of the carotid arteries, the two main blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. Age, unhealthy lifestyle and not effectively managing stroke risk factors such as high cholesterol can lead to carotid artery disease. Plaque, often caused by cholesterol deposits,…

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Controllable Risk Factors – Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a soft, waxy fat (lipid) that is made by the body. It is found in the bloodstream and in all of your body’s cells. The body needs cholesterol to form cell membranes, some hormones and vitamin D. Cholesterol is also found in some foods, such as eggs, meats and dairy products. Because cholesterol…

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LCM's Wake-Up-Call Screening, the Perfect Christmas Gift

With the holidays approaching, you may be starting to think about gifts that you could give to your loved ones. What better Christmas gift than one that could potentially save a life? Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center offers screenings such as the Wake Up Call, which provides valuable information to both you and…

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