Healthy Hoops® Kentucky is a new approach to giving kids and families the tools they need to keep asthma under control. These skills include learning how to use medications appropriately, proper nutrition, and how to monitor exercise and recreation. And the facts speak for themselves.
Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases among children. According to Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America (AAFA):
- 6.3 million People with asthma are under the age of 18.
- Asthma is the third leading cause of hospital stays in children
- Asthma causes 2 million emergency room visits each year
- Asthma is the number one reason for missed school days