Do You Know Your Numbers?

Some risk factors you can’t do anything about. But others you can treat, manage or control with the help of your healthcare provider. Knowing your numbers is important! You should be aware of six key numbers: Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Body Mass Index (BMI), Total Cholesterol, HDL (good) Cholesterol, and LDL (bad) Cholesterol.

Do you know your numbers? If not, why not take 5 minutes today to schedule your annual exam to know your numbers? 

 Know Your Numbers

Your… Should be…
Blood Pressure <120/<80   mm Hg
Blood Glucose Test (Blood Sugar) 60-99  mg/dl
Body Mass Index 18.5-24.9
Total Cholesterol <200 mg/dl
HDL Cholesterol (Good) >40 mg/dl
LDL Cholesterol (Bad) <100 mg/dl



How to Deal With Sugar Cravings

Consuming excesses sugar can affect your sleep and lead you into a vicious cycle of low energy and high sugar consumption. But you can reset your body to consume less—or no—added sugar, and you will feel incredible.


Get a Heart Healthy Quick Start With One Simple Slogan

Remember this simple slogan: Eat 5, Move 10, Sleep 8.


Love Your Heart Every Day

Be good to your heart, and your heart will be good to you. What goes around, comes around; that’s pretty much how the cardiovascular system works!