Items Tagged ‘Heart disease’
Posted on March 29th, 2012 by Admin
The Know Your Numbers video promotion contest results have been tabulated! Thanks to everyone who helped spread this important healthy heart awareness message. The more people you invited to join and the more times you shared the video, the better your chances were of winning. In total, there were 1031 individuals who participated in the contest and 148,143 points accrued! So, here goes…[Insert imaginary drum roll here…]
Grand Prize Winners: (Won full scholarship to attend the Social Media Summit, Social Media Health Network Member Meeting and Social Media Residency; October 15-19, 2012)
First Prize Winners: (Won an electronic heart rate monitor with fitness indicator)
Second Prize Winners: (Won choice of an electronic pedometer, digital bathroom scale, or automatic blood pressure monitor)
Third Prize Winners: (Won choice of Mayo Clinic books: The Mayo Clinic Diet, Mayo Clinic Fitness for Everybody, or Mayo Clinic 5 Steps to Controlling High Blood Pressure)
Team Prize Winners: (Won one-year Social Media Health Network membership)
And don’t forget – this contest focused on spreading the word about the #1 killer of both men and women in the United States: heart disease. So although the contest is over, feel free to continue sharing this video and reminding others of heart disease risk factors!
Posted on January 30th, 2012 by Admin
As we are on the verge of Heart Month (and National Wear Red Day®) and their focus on heart health awareness, you have a great opportunity in the next 24 days to win a trip to the next Social Media Summit at Mayo Clinic, or a one-year membership in the Social Media Health Network for your organization.
Heart disease is the number one killer of men AND women in the United States. Consider the facts:
But it's not just a U.S. problem: the World Health Organization says "cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally; more people die from CVDs than from any other cause."
Mayo Clinic created our “Know Your Numbers” video parody of 867-5309/Jenny to help draw attention to the issue. As of this morning, the video is up to over 50,000 views on YouTube.
Through our Know Your Numbers contest you can help spread the word, and there are lots of individual prizes to win:
See the Contest Rules for details.
Your organization can win one of four one-year memberships in the Social Media Health Network by being the best as a team at helping to spread the "Know Your Numbers" message.
Start by creating your personal account on the contest site (you can even sign in with Facebook or Twitter)
Then use the built-in sharing tools to share your profile with your friends and followers via Facebook, Twitter or email, and encourage them to join, too.
To participate in the team contest, you can join a team for your workplace (or create one) here.
Here's your chance to show your stuff, and how you can creatively use social media tools to raise awareness of a massive global public health problem.
Posted on October 18th, 2011 by Admin
Join the contest at KnowYourNumbers.me and help spread the word about heart disease, the number one killer of men and women.