Managing Your Cholesterol

Jul 26, 2012 - 

HDL? LDL? Which one is “good” and which is “bad”? And, why is it important to control cholesterol? Learn the answers to these questions and more by joining board-certified internist Dr. Anil Nair, a member of the active Medical Staff at Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN), on Tuesday, August 7, at Manchester Memorial Hospital, 71 Haynes Street, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dr. Nair will provide an overview of cholesterol, its association with heart disease, the different types of cholesterol, what cholesterol numbers mean, and ways to manage the disease.

Dr. Nair earned his medical degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

The American Heart Association states high cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke. As your blood cholesterol rises, so does your risk of coronary heart disease. Come learn how you can be in control of your health.

Although the program is free, registration is required. Please call 860.533.6550 or register online at www.echn.org/calendar.
 


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