Keep your Heart Healthy – Walk in the 2011 Metro Atlanta Heart Walk

Author: Dr. Angel Leon, Chief of Cardiology at Emory University Hospital Midtown

In an interview with Fox 5 TV in Atlanta, I talked about the importance of keeping your heart healthy by knowing some important heart related numbers for:

  • Total cholesterol
  • Blood pressure
  • Waist size
  • Blood sugar

You can view the story by watching the video below. Let me know if you have any questions or comments. Also, take a step to a healthy heart and to raise money for heart disease research by signing up for the Heart Walk today!

Register to Join the Emory Atlanta Heart Walk Team:

To register as part of Emory’s walking team, follow these 4 steps:

  1. Visit
  2. To register as a participant, click Register and then click “I agree to the waiver.”
  3. Select Join a Team. Find Emory Healthcare in the drop-down box, and find the name of the team you want to join.
  4. Login to your personal Heart Walk page and personalize it by telling your story and adding a photo.

The funds raised from the Metro Atlanta Heart Walk go to support the American Heart Association’s critical research, education, and heart health advocacy initiatives. I look forward to seeing you all there!

Dr. Angel LeonAbout Angel Leon, MD:

Dr. Leon is a Professor of Medicine and the Chief of Cardiology at Emory University Midtown. His specialties include electrophysiology, cardiology, and internal medicine, and his areas of clinical interest include arrhythmia ablation, electrophysiology lab, and pacemaker. Dr. Leon holds organizational leadership memberships with the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, and he’s been practicing with Emory since 1991.


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