Be Well Series: September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month

Published: August 22, 2014

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life.

September 2014: National Cholesterol Awareness Month

New Cholesterol Guidelines from the AHA | Thursday, September 4
Learn about risk factors related to heart disease and what the American Heart Association’s new guidelines say about medication management for cholesterol.

Medication and Cholesterol | Thursday, September 11
Do you have questions regarding your cholesterol medication? Are you unsure of when to take your medication? A Notre Dame Wellness Center pharmacist will help with these questions and more.

Nutrition and Cholesterol | Thursday, September 18
What you eat can make a difference in your cholesterol numbers. Learn what foods comprise a heart healthy diet.

Exercise and Cholesterol | Thursday, September 25
There are many benefits to exercise, but what type of exercise is recommended for a healthy heart? Learn how exercise can improve your cholesterol numbers and reduce your risk for coronary artery disease.


All sessions are 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Rolfs Sports Rec Center

Space is limited. To RSVP, call askHR at 574‑631‑5900 or schedule online at the HR Appointment Scheduler at

Upcoming programs:
October – Awareness: depression, ADHD, asthma, breast cancer, more
November – Great American Smokeout month

Be Well Series – September events poster (PDF)
More about the Notre Dame Wellness Center

A program of the Notre Dame Wellness Center, in collaboration with the Office of Human Resources, Food Services, and Office of Recreational Sports. Available to all full-time benefit-eligible faculty and staff.

The Notre Dame Wellness Center is operated by Take Care Health Systems. Patient records are confidential as required by federal law. For more information, visit

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