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A number of local and regional agencies have come together to launch and new project to raise awareness about diabetes in the county.
Learn what a heart attack feels like as it could save your life — This is the message from heart and stroke charity, Croí, which has just launched a heart attack awareness campaign in Mayo, for the month of October, in collaboration with Mayo PCCC, HSE West and Mayo General Hospital.
Delivered by a Croí nutritionist over six weeks (one hour per week), this new weight management programme includes expert guidance on all aspects of healthy eating, including the following topics: exploring your relationship with food; making healthy choices when shopping; understanding food labels; and controlling portion sizes. During the six-week programme each person is encouraged to keep a food diary and a weekly weigh-in is also provided for those who wish to participate.
Moy Sports Forum recently held a Women’s Health Evening in Ballina. The event targeting women of all ages and was held at the Primary Care Centre, Kevin Barry Street, at Mayo Sports Clinic.
“The secret to successful weight management doesn’t lie in ‘fad’ or ‘extreme diets’ which rarely have any scientific basis,” according to local heart and stroke charity, Croí, which has just launched a new programme in Mayo to help individuals lose and manage weight in a healthy way.
Local heart and stroke charity Croí has launched an innovative community-based exercise programme for cardiac patients in Mayo. Piloted during recent months, the Croí Heart Health and Fitness Programme is proving to be an exciting new venture which clearly benefits patients who have been diagnosed with cardiac conditions or who have undergone cardiac surgery.
The annual fundraising table quiz in aid of Croí will take place on Thursday January 31 at 9pm in the Loft Bar, Ballina.
The Mayo Stroke Support Group has announced details of a new schedule of meetings for 2013. The Stroke Support Group, which is a HSE initiative supported by local heart and stroke charity Croí, provides an invaluable resource to many individuals affected by stroke in Mayo, and their families and carers.
Moy Sports Forum is hosting a men’s health evening in Ballina Rugby Club on Thursday November 29 from 6pm to 9pm.
This week, Ailish Houlihan, Croí nurse lead, Mayo Action on Heart Disease and Stroke programme encourages you to know your risk factors for heart disease and stroke.