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Internationally acclaimed author and speaker, Prof Barry Franklin, from Michigan USA, who is a world recognised expert on how to prevent and recover from heart disease (and other cardiovascular illnesses such as stroke, diabetes and obesity) will visit Galway this month to give a free public talk on Friday November 28 at 7.30pm in the Croí Heart & Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway.
The heart and stroke charity Croí is launching a campaign to raise public awareness of atrial fibrillation, a condition which is known to be one of the main causes of stroke, but which can be detected by means of a simple pulse check. Once diagnosed, more often than not, atrial fibrillation can be treated thus preventing a stroke or heart failure.
Weight management is one of the key steps on the road to a healthy you, says local heart and stroke Charity Croí, who are just announcing details of their next series of six week (one hour per week) weight management programmes which take place in the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway and at select venues throughout the west of Ireland. The Croí programme is delivered by highly qualified dietitians and each participant is encouraged to keep a food diary and participate in weekly weigh-ins where they receive on-going advice and motivation.
The ever popular Croí Christmas cards are on sale now throughout the west of Ireland.
The Croí Heart & Stroke Centre at Moyola Lane, Newcastle, Galway which was officially opened by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD in November last year, has been lauded as a European leader in Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention by one of Europe’s leading heart experts, Prof David Wood.
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.
Ireland’s first purpose built centre dedicated to curbing the presence of cardiovascular disease and stroke in Ireland was officially opened by Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, at Croí House on Friday last