Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease; and heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. That’s why it’s so important to learn about cholesterol and how it affects your health. Dr. Omar Abdul-Ghani, clinical cardiologist at The Queen’s Medical Center – West Oahu is here to share more about it and what you can do to lower your cholesterol in this segment of Ask a Specialist on Wake Up 2day.
Join Dr. Omar Abdul-Ghani for a free Speaking of Health lecture at Queen’s – West O‘ahu called “Get Heart Healthy… Take Action Against High Cholesterol.” He will discuss: lifestyle impact on your heart, dietary management, what is good and bad cholesterol, understanding drug therapy options and when to start and stop medication. That’s on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 6 – 7 pm at The Queen’s Medical Center – West O‘ahu. It’s part of their monthly lecture series featuring important health information for the community. To register, call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117.