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Malama Pu‘uwai Heart-Care Program to be Held at Kalama Heights

July 26, 2012
The Maui Weekly

Maui Memorial Medical Center (MMMC) will offer its summer session of the comprehensive community cardiovascular wellness program Malama Pu'uwai (Take Care of Your Heart) from Aug. 2, to Sept. 6. The session will run on Thursday evenings from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Kalama Heights in Kihei.

The six-week program is free and open to the public, however, pre-registration is required and space is limited.

The Malama Pu'uwai program focuses on education, healthy food choices, exercise, screening and referrals. The program is aimed at promoting wellness through early detection and modification of cardiovascular disease risk factors.

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Mālama Pu‘uwai Program

Participants must commit to a six-week program with meetings held once per week for two-and-a-half hours. After the six-week program, three- and nine-month follow-up newsletters will be mailed, and at six and 12 months, follow-up meetings will be held. This schedule allows continuous contact with participants over a 15-month period.

For more information or to register for Malama Pu'uwai, contact Kim Finney at 243-3047.

Kalama Heights is located at 101 Kanani Road.



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