NHLBIís Heart Truth Campaign – 1
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. Iím Joe Balintfy. The National Heart Lung and Blood Instituteís Heart Truth campaign is one that keeps on giving.
Cook: The Heart Truth campaign is an awareness campaign that was really a landmark opportunity.
Narrator: Dr. Nakela Cook, a cardiologist with NHLBI, says the campaign is an opportunity to get to know your risk factors and change them.
Cook: The traditional risk factors include high blood cholesterol or triglyceride levels, high blood pressure, diabetes or pre-diabetes, having a family history of heart disease, women being over the age of 55, smoking cigarettes is a risk factor for heart disease.
Narrator: To learn more about the Heart Truth campaign visit www.hearttruth.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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