Love Your Heart
HeartSafe Online Risk Assessment
Area residents are encouraged to discover their risk of heart disease and learn how to lower this risk from the privacy of home. Click here to complete a free, online questionnaire to determine your risk of heart disease. You will receive an immediate score and information to help evaluate your present condition.
Lakeland has started a Healthy Hearts support group through Facebook to create an online community for people with heart disease. If you have congestive heart failure or are recovering from recent heart surgery, you are invited to join this Facebook group. Led by a Certified Cardiac Rehab Specialist, this group is a place where people can share resources, tips, recipes, and other helpful information with one another.
Once you log in to Facebook you will need to request to join the group: click here to join. This group is a "closed group" only members of the group will see what is posted, the information will not be shared with your Facebook friends.
Eating Right for a Healthy Heart
Learn how better food habits can help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. A registered dietitian will provide tips on following the American Heart Association’s eating plan. A 24-hour advance registration is requested. A minimum of six participants is needed for class to be held. To register, call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544.
Live Well with Heart Failure
This free class explains the causes and symptoms of heart failure and why your heart isn’t pumping as well as it should. You’ll learn new daily routines for managing this chronic disease and how to take control of your health. Preregistration is required; call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544.
You are the most important member of your healthcare team, and you should have all the information you need. MyHealth Matters by Emmi® helps to answer your questions and make you feel more at ease. Watch a series of free, animated online programs that walk you through important information about:
- Common Questions after a Heart Attack
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Diabetes - Type 2
- High Cholesterol or Triglycerides
- Lifestyle Changes after a Heart Attack
- Medications after a Heart Attack
- Thinking About Quitting Smoking
Ready to get started? Go to: www.goemmi.com
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