Go Red for Women’s Heart Health!!!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Medical Expert: Joanna Chikwe, MD, Chair of Cardiac Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Published: February 4, 2022

Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women causing 1 in 3 deaths each year?  And, did you know that cardiovascular disease kills more women than all forms of cancer combined and yet only 44% of women recognize that cardiovascular disease is their greatest health threat?

So today, on National Wear Red Day, join me as we unite for the “Go Red for Women” initiative to raise awareness for women’s heart health!

 

Go Red for Women's Heart Health

 

About Women & Heart Valve Disease

To answer 7 important questions about heart valve surgery from a woman’s perspective, here’s a special video with Dr. Joanna Chikwe, Chair of Cardiac Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In this video, Dr. Chikwe answers questions from Beth, Carolyn, Cheryl, Donna, Kathy, Kim and Laura.

 

 
 

Ready To Get Involved?

Here are links to help you learn more about the “Go Red for Women” initiative:

Thanks to all the great people and wonderful organizations that have come together for the Go Red for Women initiative!!!

Keep on tickin!
Adam


Written by Adam Pick
- Patient & Website Founder

Adam Pick, Heart Valve Patient Advocate

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and Medical News Today.

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and Medical News Today.

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