One out of every two men and one out of every three women will develop heart disease sometime in his or her life. High cholesterol is a major cause of heart disease.
Healthcare of the future will focus on achieving a degree of WELLNESS prior to the development of disease and/or symptoms. The practice of waiting until there is a problem has proven to be an ineffective approach to obtaining health. Healthcare costs are at a record high of $1.7 trillion with no signs of decreasing. The average cost of annual health care spending is over $5,000 per person and with dependents almost $10,000.
Heart disease is a major cause of death in the United States and one of the leading causes of disability. Having elevated levels of cholesterol can lead to heart disease. High blood cholesterol on its own does not cause symptoms, so many people are unaware that their cholesterol level is too high.
The good news is that most injuries and illnesses can be avoided. Experts indicate that preventable illness makes up 60% - 70% of the entire burden of illness in the U.S.Ã¯Â¿Â½ Help your employees lead a healthier lifestyle. These posters offer tips and advice that are easy to implement and live with. The posters serve as a constant reminder to stay on track.
- Four color 18x24 format
- Answers important questions about cholesterol including what it is, how it is measured, why it is dangerous and the causes
- Includes information how to lower cholesterol levels
- Laminated for durability and long life