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Heart Health

This series is for those who have had a heart attack, have heart disease, or are at risk. Risks include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes or pre-diabetes, or a family history of heart disease.

This is a 2-class series. Each month there is also one 2-hour class that includes class 1 and class 2 back-to-back. Physical Activity Essentials and Preparing for Success are also recommended for persons taking the Heart Health program.    

Upcoming Sessions

Dates: Thursday, August 25, 2022
Time: 1:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Location: 280 Booth Drive Winnipeg, MB R3J 3R7 (Access Winnipeg West)
Register: 204-940-2539

Date: Thursday, September 8, 2022
Time:  2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: In-Person at Access NorWest – Room 118, 785 Keewatin Street 
Register: 204-938-5900 press 3

Dates: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Virtual
Register: 204-477-3305

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Time:  2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: In-Person at Access NorWest – Room 104, 785 Keewatin Street 
Register: 204-938-5900 press 3

Dates: Wednesday, October 5, 12, 2022
Time: 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.
Location: Virtual
Register: 204-940-2539

Dates: Wednesdays – November 16, 23, 2022
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual
Register: 204-938-5056

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: In-Person at Access NorWest – Room 104, 785 Keewatin Street
Register: 204-938-5900 press 3

What will I learn?

  • Class 1 – Heart Health Essentials: Learn steps to prevent or manage high blood pressure, cholesterol, heart disease and stroke. 
  • Class 2 – Eating for Heart Health: Learn how to eat healthier to manage your risk of heart disease and stroke. Discover the truth about fat, salt, reading food labels, and planning balanced meals. 

Recorded classes in the Heart Health series can be found below:

If you have questions about anything discussed, please see the Guide for a live session to attend, or contact the health professional that referred you to this program. You can also ask questions of your doctor or other regular healthcare provider.

When this session is delivered live, 2 videos are typically shown. You may wish to watch them at the following links: 

  • The Heart and Circulatory System - How they Work, by Mayo Clinic: youtu.be/CWFyxn0qDEU
  • 23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health?, by Dr. Mike Evans: youtu.be/aUaInS6HIGo

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