We understand that living with a heart or vessel disease or caring for someone with such a disease can be hard. But with the right information and support anyone can play an active role in managing their disease.
Cardiovascular (Heart disease and Stroke) disease has an economic impact on Canada of more than $21 Billion a year in healthcare and lost productivity. Importantly for future generations, 1 in 3 Canadian children are overweight or obese which is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke.
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Find out more
- Learn more about Heart Disease at The Heart and Stroke Foundation website
- Join us on World Heart Day, September 29th
- Find out about our Heart and Vessel Research
- Or visit the website of the Providence Healthcare Heart Centre where many of the HLI’s Clinician and PhD Scientists treat and study patients in the Healthy Heart Program Prevention Clinic.