Last WITS event in Jefferson City a success

2 Mar

Walking in the Spirit hosted its final event in Jefferson City this morning. photo (2)The event was focused on heart disease, which according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, kills 1 in 4 women in the U.S.

Ten people attended the event, including Dr. Uzma Khan, an associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Medicine.

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She spoke about heart disease and diabetes prevention, nutrition and exercise, and health management. She answered participants’ individual questions but also spoke about her own health battles and about how important it is to know your own body and to advocate for yourself as a patient.

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