Parish Health Ministry

Vision:    Through the Parish Health Care Ministry, the health and lifestyle of the parishioners will  be enhanced.

Mission:   The Mission of the Parish Health Ministry is to foster and promote healthy lives by improving health knowledge, good decision making, awareness, and involvement through information, cooperation and collaboration that we may “Courageously live the Gospel in Good Health”

What do we do:  The Parish Health Ministry is a resource of health information for Parishioners

Membership: Open to all.

Meetings: 4th Tuesday each month at 6:30 PM

Point of Contact:

Dave Kotun, Email Dave

Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

Adapted from HeartOnline

Cardiovascular Risk Factors | Heart Online

Risk Factor Management

Identify risk factors

Identify the risks that can be modified

Behaviors
Education

Develop a plan to cut down cardiac risk

610,000 deaths per year in the U. S. (from the CDC)
1 in 4 deaths are due to heart disease
More than cancer
Cost is $229,000,000.000.00

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