Check-In & Check-Up for Your Health with Sybil Wilkes
Heart disease is the leading cause of mortality from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control. COVID-19 has underscored the dire health problems facing Black people, including the highest death rates from heart disease and diabetes in at least 20 years.
Get some perspective on what’s happening with Check In & Check Up for Your Health, where Sybil Wilkes will bring together influential leaders and the Black community to address the health disparities Black people face.
Tune in on the following dates:
- Friday, Feb. 4, 6 p.m. CST - Reclaim Your Rhythm
- Thursday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. CST - Black History Month and National Heart Month
- Thursday, April 14, 6 p.m. CST - Black Maternal Health Week
- Thursday, April 28, 6 p.m. CST - Minority Health Month
- Thursday, June 9, 6 p.m. CST - Men's Health, Mental Wellbeing and Disparities in the LGBTQ+ community
- Thursday, June 16, 6 p.m. CST - The Fathers in Our Lives/Health and wellness disparities among Black men
Watch upcoming shows live:
- Sybil’s YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sybilwilkes
- Sybil’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ItsSybil/
In case you missed it
The Know Diabetes by Heart activations are the first in the AHA-sponsored Check In & Check Up for Your Health™ with Sybil Wilkes. Stay tuned for more great content from this collaboration.
Know Diabetes by Heart™ presented a special edition of Sybil Wilkes Live, Check In & Check Up for Your Health, in November for American Diabetes Month®. Sybil (Tom Joyner Morning Show) and her co-host David Mann (Assisted Living, Meet the Browns) shared their personal experiences and addressed two leading health threats — type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease — and their impact on the Black community.
Special guests included Know Diabetes by Heart volunteers Kim Ketter, NP, CDE; and Anthony Wilson, plus appearances by Anthony Anderson (Black-ish) and caregiving coach Pat Bailey (She Ages Well).
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CICU will provide organizations and community partners with greater awareness and education to improve health outcomes. As the title sponsor of CICU, the AHA is committed to furthering efforts to achieve health equity.