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Madison community gets blood pumping in support of better heart health

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Coronary heart illness and stroke survivors together with their mates and households have been invited to Warner Park Saturday for the Madison Coronary heart Stroll.

The annual, family-friendly occasion is held to encourage the neighborhood to maneuver their our bodies and promote good coronary heart well being, and likewise to induce individuals to boost lifesaving funds, in keeping with organizers. Members might select to stroll round a 1 or 3 mile route, or take part in a Enjoyable Run.

The occasion is close to and expensive to Government Chair Daybreak Mortimer, who misplaced her mom to coronary heart illness in August.

“My mom 13 years in the past suffered a stroke as a result of she didn’t get the eye and didn’t go to her physician, checking her glucose ranges, blood stress, ended up having a debilitating stroke that modified all of our lives,” Mortimer mentioned.

She encourages the neighborhood to stop smoking, eat more healthy, and get lively, three behaviors that in keeping with American Coronary heart Affiliation, are major health factors.

“However actually take motion be a part of that wholesome future for you and your households as a result of we simply by no means know, sadly it’s that silent illness that comes and takes us abruptly.”

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