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Do you or someone you know have high blood pressure, or are you taking medication to manage blood pressure? If so, you are invited to a free blood pressure check and public talk by heart expert Dr Faisal Sharif on Wednesday, July 10, in the Croí Heart & Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway.
As it announces free Heart Health Checks for over 65s, Croi advises the following: "The key to healthy ageing is a healthy heart. Understandably, aging naturally causes changes in the heart and blood vessels and these age-related changes often increase your risk of heart disease or stroke.
The expert diabetes health team from Galway University Hospital, in association with Croí and Diabetes Ireland, will host an interactive patient evening at the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre in Galway on World Diabetes Day, November 14.
Stroke is Ireland's biggest killer after cancer and heart disease, resulting in 2,000 deaths and 7,000 hospitalisations a year, but many strokes are preventable and treatable, and recognising signs and symptoms early are vital.
When local heart and stroke charity Croí was approached some months ago about a proposed memorial charity cycle, little did anyone know just how big a fundraising event it would turn out to be.