Cardiovascular diseases still represent the leading cause of death in Italy and the first treatment to combat it is prevention
On this focuses the ninth edition of the National Campaign For the heart and 2018 for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, sponsored by the Foundation “For Your heart” charity, and by the ANMCO National Association of Hospital Cardiologists, which will last until February 18, which also provides free screening. In the course of the week back in fact, the appointment of Cardiologie Open, in which over 200 cardiologie on the national territory will be opening their doors free of charge to raise awareness on the subject of cardiovascular prevention. Are provided screening for heart custom, dissemination of information material, discussions with experts and activities of health education. “The initiative offers the chance to witness the important moments of meeting with experts in cardiology and carry out a free screening of the cardiovascular, which in some cases can save a life,” stresses Michele Gulizia, President of the Foundation “For Your heart”. “The protagonist of excellence also this year, the Bank of the Heart that, thanks to the project Truck Tour Bank of the Heart will take the stage in the coming months, in more than 30 cities to improve prevention and reach the hearts of all italians. ” Thanks to the project, all participating facilities will issue, free of charge, to patients a card Bancomheart personal with your electrocardiogram, blood pressure readings and other clinical examinations. All the data will be kept in a “safe” virtual, which can also be consulted from a distance, via a computer, tablet or smartphone. The list of Cardiologie members is available on the website www.periltuocuore. .it. The campaign will also be active on social with the hashtag#periltuocuore2018.
. (ANSA). . .