Heart guide

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Keeping East Texas hearts healthy

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in America — and ETMC is dedicated to the goal of stopping this killer. That’s why we’ve built a cardiovascular program that includes research, prevention and access to heart care in communities throughout East Texas. And it’s why we’ve created this heart guide for you to download and review.

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Download your copy of the ETMC Heart Guide – and pass it along to someone you love!

Our heart guide contains wallet-sized heart health tips, information and extras to help you learn about

  • maintaining a healthy heart
  • assessing your risk for heart disease
  • warning signs of heart attack

 

 

Know your body mass index score and know your risk for heart attack

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women. A high BMI score is an indicator for heart disease and heart attack.

To calculate your BMI, click here.