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Go Red luncheon kicks off in Bossier City

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Women across the ArkLaTex are coming together for matters of the heart. 

A big part of that Thursday was the Go Red For Women luncheon at the Horseshoe Casino's Riverdome.

CHRISTUS Health sponsored a fair before the luncheon to teach women how to know their numbers. 

Doctors recommend knowing your waist size, BMI, blood pressure and cholesterol because these are key indicators for heart disease. 

Women attended break out sessions before the luncheon to ask personal questions about their heart health.

"Awareness starts early. Prevention starts early. This is a disease that is preventable. If you know your numbers when you're 30, you won't have the disease when you're 60," said cardiologist Dr. Jonathan Davis with CHRISTUS.

 

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