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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling to Discuss Importance of Lipids in Your Diet
During Walk with a Doc
Mt. Sterling, Ky. (October 19, 2016) — Lace up your sneakers and take a walk with a health care professional! Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a Walk With a Doc event on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Easy Walker Park, located at 1395 Osborne Road in Mt. Sterling.
The event will be led by Emily Merritt, physician assistant, Means Adult Primary Care Clinic. She will discuss the importance of lipids in your diet and its impact of your overall health. Participants will have the opportunity to talk with Emily and ask questions in a relaxed environment.
Walking has many health benefits and is known to body fat, lower blood pressure, improve respiratory function and more. It is also associated with lower mortality rates from cardiovascular disease and cancer.
There is no registration required for the walk. Participants are encouraged to invite family and friends to walk together toward a healthier lifestyle.
Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Walk with a Doc events are part of a nationwide program that empowers people to improve their health through physical activity while they exercise side-by-side with their health care providers.
For more information on Walk With a Doc events in Mount Sterling, visit http://www.kentuckyonehealth.org/walkwithadoc, or call Sr. Janet Carr at 859.497.5556.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations including, hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved. The system is made up of the former Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System, along with the University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KentuckyOne Health is proud of and strengthened by its Catholic, Jewish and academic heritages.