September is National Cholesterol Education Month! Did you know? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance made in the body to build cells and make vitamins and other hormones. However, having too much cholesterol can pose a serious health risk such as increasing the development of heart diseases and strokes. If you want to learn more about cholesterol, please attend NEMS Health Education Workshop.

Topics include:

  • What is cholesterol?
  • Why does cholesterol matter?
  • Good vs. bad cholesterol
  • Check, change, control
  • Risk factors
  • Prevention and treatments of high cholesterol

Date: 9/5/2023 – 9/28/2023, Every Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: SF Chinatown, 1520 Stockton Clinic
Language: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Date: 9/6/2023 – 9/27/2023, Every Wednesday
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: San Jose, 1870 Lundy Clinic
Language: English, Mandarin

To learn more, click here to view or download the workshop flyer (available in English and Chinese).

For questions or to register for classes, please contact our Health Education Department at (415) 391-9686 ext. 5843 or (408) 573-9686 ext. 8711.