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At HEART UK, we host regular webinars to help provide additional support and information. The webinars are recorded live and open to everybody free of charge.

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You can find more out about coronavirus and how it might affect you if you have high cholesterol or a related health condition such as heart disease, or an inherited cholesterol condition such as FH

Cholesterol and Coronavirus 

On this special HEART UK webinar you can find out about coronavirus and how it might affect you if you have high cholesterol or a related health condition such as heart disease, or an inherited cholesterol condition such as FH. Dr Dermot Neely, lipidologist and trustee of HEART UK and Simon Williams, Head of Communications and Policy at HEART UK discuss the current pandemic and address issues raised on the live webinar.

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Eating healthily during lockdown

Hear more about how to eat healthily while social distancing and bust some myths around diet.

Featuring Christopher Allen, Head of Healthcare, and Lynne Garton, Dietetic Advisor.

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Diabetes, Cholesterol and Coronavirus

If you live with diabetes what should you be doing to minimise your risk of getting ill during the coronavirus pandemic? In this webinar HEART UK and Diabetes UK discuss and answer some question about diabetes, cholesterol and coronavirus.

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Diet and your immune system during lockdown

Lynne Garton HEART UK's dietetic adviser and Cath Collins ICU Dietitian at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust answer questions and talk about the immune system and diet.

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Saturated fats

Fats are always a hot topic when it comes to diet - in this recording of our webinar learn all about saturated fats, especially if you're craving coconuts or bonkers for butter!

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Psychology and our Diets

A discussion about the psychology of our diets and how we've all been affected during the coronavirus pandemic.

Featuring:
Christopher Allen, Head of Healthcare at HEART UK
Dr Jane Ogden (PhD), Professor in Health Psychology
Dr Frances Klemperer, Consultant Psychiatrist

Many people see losing weight as automatically being healthier, but this isn't always the case. Some restrictive diets will lead to weight loss but can also put your health at risk.

Ketogenic plans promote low carbohydrate/high-fat diets. Join our latest webinar to explore the evidence behind these types of diets and what their effect on your cholesterol and other blood fats could be.

This webinar features:
Christopher Allen, Head of Healthcare at HEART UK
Lynne Garton RD, Dietetic Adviser at HEART UK
Alan Flanagan, Nutritionist (MSc in Nutritional Science)

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Knowing your cholesterol and blood pressure numbers are essential steps in managing your heart health. In this webinar Chris Allen from HEART UK and Katharine Jenner from Blood Pressure UK talk through what's important to know and why. 

Hosted by Rachel Elewe from HEART UK.

 

 

Christopher Allen, Head of Healthcare at HEART UK discusses the relationship between genetics and cholesterol with Tina Dawson, HEART UK Lipid Specialist Nurse, and Alison Pottle, Cardiology Nurse Consultant