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5 Numbers That Could Save Your Life

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(photo credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

(photo credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

There are five numbers that everyone should know by heart but most people probably don’t.

Almost everyone can easily recite addresses, social security, telephone, and pin numbers but it’s unlikely that any of those will save your life. On the other hand knowing your waist size, body mass index or BMI, bloo pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar could do just that, CBS 2′s Dr. Max Gomez reported.

“All of those are significant things that contribute to heart disease,” said Shanna Keeler, “So I need to be on top of them.”

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