I'd heard about 'good' and bad' cholesterol, but I never had my levels tested. When my aunt passed away from a heart attack, I learned heart disease is killing more women than any other disease. I needed to pay more attention to my heart."
Do you "know your numbers" such as your cholesterol and blood sugar levels? They all impact the health of your heart. Mercy knows women's hearts are different than men's. Together with your doctor, they can help you manage your risk.
Talk to a Mercy doctor and call 1-888-987-MERCY for a Woman's Heart Action Kit, including a free pedometer to help keep you in step with a heart-healthy lifestyle.