2021 - 2022 LEGISLATURE
February 10, 2022 - Introduced by Representatives Rozar, J. Rodriguez, Andraca,
Armstrong, Cabral-Guevara, Cabrera, Dittrich, Duchow, Edming,
Emerson, Magnafici, Moses, Mursau, Novak, Penterman, Petryk, Sinicki,
Snodgrass, Spiros, Spreitzer, Subeck, Thiesfeldt, VanderMeer and
Shankland, cosponsored by Senators Ballweg, Darling, Agard, Carpenter,
Cowles, Larson, Marklein, Ringhand and Felzkowski. Referred to
Committee on Rules.
AJR129,1,1 1Relating to: proclaiming February 2022 to be American Heart Month in Wisconsin.
AJR129,1,32 Whereas, heart disease and stroke are responsible for close to one-third of
3deaths in Wisconsin; and
AJR129,1,54 Whereas, an estimated 80 percent of cardiovascular disease can be prevented;
AJR129,1,86 Whereas, increasing community awareness of the risks, such as diabetes, high
7blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, and lack of regular physical activity, can
8improve and focus prevention efforts in Wisconsin; and
AJR129,1,109 Whereas, communities, health professionals, and families can work together to
10create opportunities for healthier lifestyles; and
AJR129,1,1311 Whereas, in addition to discussing smoking cessation if applicable, individuals
12should talk to their health care provider to learn about the following five numbers
13to better understand their risks for cardiovascular disease:
AJR129,1,1414 1. Total cholesterol
AJR129,1,1515 2. HDL (good) cholesterol
13. Blood pressure
AJR129,2,22 4. Blood glucose (sugar)
AJR129,2,33 5. Body mass index (BMI); now, therefore, be it
AJR129,2,6 4Resolved by the assembly, the senate concurring, That the legislature, in
5recognition of the importance of the ongoing fight against heart disease and stroke,
6does hereby proclaim February 2022 to be American Heart Month in Wisconsin.
AJR129,2,77 (End)