Category: February

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Central Carolina Black Nurses Council, Inc.

Evidence-based lessons from Empowered to Serve American Heart association

Topics Covered

  1. What is Know Diabetes by Heart What is Diabetes
  2. The Link to Heart Disease and Stroke
  3. Taking charge to reduce your risk
  4. What is Empowered to Serve
  5. Available resources
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Minority Women’s Health Alliance

Sponsored by Minority Women’s Health Alliance In partnership with Empowered to Serve American Heart Association

Topics Covered:

  • Learn the F.A.S.T. Signs
  • Don’t Wait to Call 911
  • Time Lost is Brain Lost
  • Ask the Health Advocate, Typhany Morrison-Brooks, Patient Advocate with Adult Emergency Department at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
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American Heart Month

Why do we observe American Heart Month every February? Well, every year more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease. The number one cause of deaths for most groups, heart disease affects all ages, genders, and ethnicities. Risk factors include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, and excessive alcohol use.

Don’t forget, PGC Goes Red on this Sunday, February 5, 2023!!!

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Habitat for Humanity

For over 10 years PGC has partnered with Habitat of Wake to put God’s love in action. As we live out our PGC motto, “serving God through loving connections,” Habitat offers an opportunity for us to serve as we are motivated by Habitat’s belief that each of us is called to "act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with our God." Habitat Wake seeks to be a partner and catalyst in building communities where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.