Heart Health

About This Health Centre

Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death among Canadians - and many people don't know they're at risk. But it's not hard to stay healthy and fit if you know what to do. Learn about how to stay healthy, recognize risk factors, and understand and deal with cardiovascular problems when they occur. For additional health information, please talk to your Costco Pharmacist.

Heart Health

Your Treatment: Making a Commitment

Sticking to your cholesterol treatment is one of the most important commitments you can make to your health. We interviewed Dr. Peter Lin, family physician and Director of the Primary Care Initiative at the Canadian Heart Research Centre, to find out why staying with your treatment is so important, and how to make it easier.

Sticking to treatment: Why it can be hard

If you're having trouble sticking to your cholesterol treatment, you're not alone. Find out what can make it so hard. more...

How staying with treatment can help you

Need some motivation to stick with your cholesterol treatment? Find out more about the benefits of using your treatment as recommended by your doctor. more...

What you can do to stick with your treatment

There are many reasons why people don't take their cholesterol treatment. Find out what you can do to make it easier to stick to your treatment plan. more...

Talking to your doctor

It's hard to make a real commitment to your treatment unless you fully understand how it will help and what the risks may be. Find out how to talk to your doctor about your treatment. more...


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