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New Blood Pressure Guidelines

New Blood Pressure Guidelines In November the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released new blood pressure guidelines. The new recommendations set numerical categories and use new terminology. The new guidelines are: Normal: Under 120 over 80 Elevated:…... read more

Move More in 2018 to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Protect Yourself From Type 2 Diabetes   How do you protect yourself from type 2 diabetes and all of its complications? The clear-cut answer is moving more throughout the day. Obesity is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, but…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Lenexa

FREE blood pressure check at the Lenexa Senior Center the third Tuesday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with a…...

Five Healthy Gift Ideas

Five Healthy Gift Ideas   You know how it goes: all the gifts bought and wrapped. Cookies are in the oven. Cards addressed with glitter pen are in the mail. Time to sit down, relax and bask in the glory…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Lenexa

FREE blood pressure check in Lenexa at Rosewood Place the third Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with a Registered…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Overland Park

FREE blood pressure check in Overland Park at Matt Ross Community Center the third Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County.   Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and…... read more

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Overland Park

FREE blood pressure check in Overland Park at the Johnson County Central Resource Library on the second Wednesday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Shawnee

FREE blood pressure check at Shawnee Methodist Church on the second Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Gardner

FREE blood pressure check in Gardner at the Gardner Senior Center the first Thursday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with a…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Lenexa

FREE blood pressure check in Lenexa at the Johnson County North Central Multi-Service Center the first Wednesday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Olathe

FREE blood pressure check in Olathe at the Johnson County Administration Building the first Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked…... read more

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Olathe

FREE blood pressure check in Olathe at the Johnson County Sunset Building the first Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and…...

You Can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes A noted area vascular surgeon, Juan Carlos Correa, is taking on “a silent assassin.” It robs people of their lower legs, toes, feet or vision; fatally damages kidneys; tortures victims with chronic, intense, agonizing pain and burning;…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Lenexa

FREE blood pressure check at the Lenexa Senior Center the third Tuesday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with a…...

FREE Blood Pressure Check in Lenexa

FREE blood pressure check in Lenexa at Rosewood Place the third Monday of each month. Blood pressure clinics are provided by Registered Nurses at several locations in Johnson County. Stop by and get your blood pressure checked and speak with a Registered…...