Published Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Heart healthy fair set for Feb. 9

From Staff Reports

Piedmont Newnan is teaming up with Piedmont Heart and Piedmont Fayette Hospital to present a Healthy Heart Fair on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Heart disease is one of the leading causes of premature death in Coweta County, so it is important to begin thinking about how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle.

The event will be Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Piedmont Heart - Sharpsburg, located at 20 Francis Way.

Registration is required for complimentary health screenings. To register, please call 770-716-2008.

Free health screenings include:

• Blood pressure

• Body Mass Index (BMI)

• Cholesterol

• Glucose

Also, sponsors will have free healthy heart educational materials available for attendees to take with them and consultations with clinicians and hospital staff about disease prevention, fitness maintenance and tips to improve heart health and overall well-being.

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