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Healthy Hearts Webinar Series:06 Heart & Diabetes

Velma Glover, RN, and Idongesit Obeya, RN, discuss the importance of understanding how diabetes can affect your health, the link between diabetes and heart disease, how to take charge of your health to reduce your risk, and how to join the Know Diabetes by Heart Initiative. —concluded by a Quiz facilitated by Velma and Idongesit. After watching this webinar, you will better grasp what diabetes is and how to manage it.

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Healthy Hearts Webinar Series: 05 – Salt and Cardiovascular Risk

Velma Glover, RN, and Idongesit Obeya, RN, discuss the importance of understanding how diabetes can affect your health, the link between diabetes and heart disease, how to take charge of your health to reduce your risk, and how to join the Know Diabetes by Heart Initiative. —concluded by a Quiz facilitated by Velma and Idongesit. After watching this webinar, you will better grasp what diabetes is and how to manage it.

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Healthy Hearts Webinar Series: 04 – Eating Heart Healthy

Velma Glover, RN, and Idongesit Obeya, RN, discuss the importance of understanding how diabetes can affect your health, the link between diabetes and heart disease, how to take charge of your health to reduce your risk, and how to join the Know Diabetes by Heart Initiative. —concluded by a Quiz facilitated by Velma and Idongesit. After watching this webinar, you will better grasp what diabetes is and how to manage it.

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Healthy Hearts Webinar Series: 03 Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Stephanie Morales begins the webinar by introducing Bouba and the Heart of a Giant nurses -Maria Dalomba, Shirline Luxcin Jean, and Velma Glover. Maria and Shirlines how and discuss the causes and symptoms of a heart attack, what to do if you suspect someone is having a heart attack and the distinctions between a heart attack and cardiac arrest. Q&A with Stephanie, Maria, Shirline, and Velma followed. After viewing this webinar, you will have a clear understanding of what a heart attack is and what to do if you detect signs of a heart attack or cardiac arrest.

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California tour (June 2019)

Hi Friends: In the words of Gary, of Sutter Medical Center – ‘the Bouba story received a generous amount of coverage from the media throughout the Central Valley.

The Sacramento Bee had the story on its website. Read it here.

The print edition of The Bee teased the story on the top front, above the masthead, with the headline: “Man whose heart nearly failed gives thanks to Sutter doctors.

​All of The Sacramento Bee’s sister newspapers in the Valley – Fresno Bee, Modesto Bee, Merced Sun-Star, as well as the Tribune of San Luis Obispo – carried the story for a total reach of more than 1.9 million readers. TV clips and photos of the coverage are shown below.

KCRA-NBC-3 ran a longer feature that includes quotes from both Dr. Krishnan and me. It ran three times for a Nielsen audience of 175,000.

KTXL-FOX-40’s story ran twice that night for a Nielsen audience of 75,000.

Here is how the story looked in Sacramento Bee, the morning after.






Newspaper extracts – June 2019 in CA

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