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Patients Get Heart Smart With Multifit Program
ABC News

This month is National Heart Month — an effort to bring awareness to heart health. Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a heart condition.

Virginia Bailey is passionate about educating others about their heart health. The cardiac rehab nurse is helping those dealing with heart events at Kaiser Permanente’s MULTIFIT program.

“I get anywhere from six to 12 new patients a week and it’s at any age; my youngest is 28 in the program and my oldest is 91. So it’s just not an old people disease; it is now hitting our young people,” said Bailey.

The MULTIFIT program goes over risk factors and teaches patients ways they can improve their health through diet and exercise. Patients like Dave Hoffman. The retiree had a burning sensation in his chest that turned into much more.