How to Improve Awareness of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVC)

Did you know that in the Philippines, there are over 130,000 deaths related to Cardiovascular disease in 2016’. CVD is a complex disease with many risk factors that affects how it develops. One such risk is dyslipidemia. which occurs when one has abnormal levels of lipids in the blood. Lipids, or tats, are essential in providing energy to the cells while cholesterol is vital in the production at hormones and bile acids for healthy digestion“.

Last September 10, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ortigas; in cooperation with Zuellig Pharma Corporation had a Bloggers’ Event and what will be the keys in predicting and preventing high cholesterol and heart attack. The event aims to help improve of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) with educational initiatives to achieve the goal of changing the way the disease is managed and prevented.

With Dr. Lourdes Ella Santos, MD
Adult Cardiologist and Clinical Lipidologist

Family support and connections are key to helping patients impacted by health challenges. When equipped with more information about cardiovascular disease: such as hyperlipidemia, family members can help patients take action to prevent health risks and overcome their conditions better.

In my free time from work and home, I have some time for myself to be fit event an hour of two for running and exercise at the gym. This will be a good idea to start and away for cholesterol. There are two kinds of cholesterol in the body: “Bad” cholesterol and “good” cholesterol. Elevated bad cholesterol. also known as Iow-density lipoprotein (LDL-C), in the blood increases a person’s risk of developing atherosclerotic plaque deposits which can block the arteriea and lead‘to a heart attack or strokea. Lowering LDL-C also lowers a person’s chances of developing CVD .

With the patient at the heart of what we do, Amgen Philippines Inc. and Zuellig Pharma Corporation are committed to improving the lives of patients struggling with dyslipidemia by helping them and their families to take the necessary action to prevent and manage their health risks.


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