字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Hello everyone, I'm Marine Corps Veteran Matt Webb with another edition of VA news. Cardiovascular disease strokes and heart attacks are the leading causes of death in America. In fact, more than a third of veterans have been diagnosed with hypertension and more than 40 percent have high cholesterol. Potu: So, if you have a family history of hypertension then I would be concerned about it because I do have a family history of hypertension so you want to eat a low salt diet, exercise regularly, quit smoking - these are all the lifestyle changes that you can do. Identifying and controlling hypertension and high cholesterol in a patient population is no small undertaking. But, the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association recognized VA North Texas as the gold standard for controlling both hypertension and high cholesterol among its patient population. Did you know that Veterans enrolled in the VA health care system their caregivers and visitors have access to the veteran's canteen service online shopping site, shopvcs.com? The patriotic shop offers a variety of gear and apparel bearing the Stars and Stripes while the military pride shop features a collection of products honoring all branches of the armed forces. Best of all, every order at shopvcs.com supports the veteran community through the VCS "gives back" mission. Legendary guitarist and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer James Burton, through the James Burton foundation, recently donated 15 guitars to Memphis VA Veterans as part of the "Guitars 4 Vets program. Guitars 4 Vets is a nonprofit organization, founded in Milwaukee Wisconsin in 2007, that pursues its mission to share the healing power of music by providing free guitar instruction, a new acoustic guitar, and a guitar accessory kit. To learn more go to blogs.va.gov and search "guitars 4 vets." That's all for VA news I'm Matt Webb thank you for serving.