Module 1: Heart Disease

Lesson 1: The Number One Killer

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Heart Disease Statistics

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Signs & Symptoms of Heart Disease

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Tool: Cardioprotective Diet

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Tool: Cardioprotective Lifestyle

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One person dies every 37 seconds from heart disease in the United States. As the title of this lesson implies, it truly is the number one killer in the U.S., which is why you need to become more educated on this devastating disease. In this line of work especially, you are likely to come across clients with heart disease, so it’s important to understand the latest statistics and recommendations. In this lesson, you’ll receive a detailed overview of the signs and symptoms associated with heart disease and learn introductory vocabulary necessary to discuss the specifics of heart health with your clients. You’ll also learn best practices for approaching disease prevention, management, and treatment options, using a case study from founder Keri Glassman’s very own experience.

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