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Saturday, February 2 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Know Your Risk Factors - Florida Heart Research Institute

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Join Marlene from the Florida Heart Research Institute to learn about the following heart-healthy and vital topics.

Heart Disease

  • Basic facts with current stats from the American Heart Association, 2012 Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics
  • Knowing and understanding your risk


  • What does smoking do
  • Health benefits of quitting after one year and after 10 years

Body Mass Index (BMI)

  • What is BMI
  • How is it calculated
  • Knowing and understanding your value (number)

Blood pressure

  • What is blood pressure (bp)
  • What your bp numbers mean
  • Symptoms
  • Consequences of chronic elevated bp


  • What is cholesterol
  • Blood cholesterol values
  • Signs and symptoms


  • Are you at risk?
  • How to modify or reduce your risk

Current research on benefits of lifestyle changes

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Marlene Rodriguez, RD/LD, N

Marlene Rodriguez, Registered and Licensed Dietitian, has more than a decade of experience in public health nutrition.  Ms. Rodriguez has worked with different government agencies both in community work and research, and is now the Nutrition Projects Coordinator for Florida Heart Research Institute; a non-profit with the mission to stop heart disease through research, education, and prevention. She currently works on developing curriculum... Read More →


Saturday February 2, 2013 11:00am - 11:45am
Van Gogh Room Hotel Urbano

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