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Complete Heart Care By the Numbers

COMPLETE HEART CARE BY THE NUMBERS GOAL NUMBERS TO KNOW TOTAL CHOLESTEROL • Less than 200 mg/dL 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 LDL CHOLESTEROL • People who are at low risk for heart disease: Goal of less than 160 mg/dL 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 • People who are at intermediate risk for heart disease: Goal of less than 130 mg/dL 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 > People who are at high risk for heart disease: Goal of less than 100 ma/dL 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 • People who are at very high risk for heart disease: Goal of less than 70 mg/dL 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 HDL CHOLESTEROL 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 т » Women: 50 mg/dL or higher > Men: 40 mg/dl or higher TRIGLYCERIDES • Optimum fasting level: 100 mg/dL 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 FASTING GLUCOSE • Less than 100 mg/dL 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 т BLOOD PRESSURE • Less than 120/80 mmHg NORMAL OVERWEIGHT BODY MASS INDEX (BMI) OBESE > Target of 18.5-24.9 SEVERELY OBESE WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE - Women: 35 inches or less Men: 40 inches or less шш PHYSICAL ACTIVITY • 30 minutes of moderate activity 5 days per week ► 25 minutes of vigorous activity 3 days per week TOBACCO • 0: Eliminate all tobacco use and secondhand smoke NUTRITION 4-5 cups of fruits and vegetables every day 3-4 servings of whole grains every day 2-3 cups of low -fat or fat-free dairy every day 3-6 ounces of lean meat, poultry. or seafood every day 3-5 servings of nuts and legumes every week 2-3 servings or fewer of fats and oils per day Less than 1,500 mg of sodium per day Less than 6-9 teaspoons of sugar per day Sources: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/Too IsFor YourHeartHealth/Numbers-That-Count-for-a-He INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: AVENTURA HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER althy-Heart_UCM_305427_Article.jsp http://www.webmd.com/heart/features/do-you- know-your-heart-numbers http://health.usnews.com/health-new s/Living-well- -usnlarticles/2012/03/15/14-heart-numbers-everyo ne-should-know?page= WWW.AVENTURAHOSPITALBLOG.COM Aventura Hospital and Medical Center

Complete Heart Care By the Numbers

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