Personalized Care to Reduce Heart Disease Risk.
We evaluate each patient’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease – or risk of suffering a cardiovascular event, such as a heart attack or stroke – and examine hereditary factors and other conditions that can affect patients’ future health.
This is followed by the development of patient-specific medical plans to aggressively reduce the risk factors for each individual.
Who Should Have a Preventive Cardiology Evaluation?
Preventive cardiology is designed to support people at all stages of life. Anyone can benefit from joining a preventive cardiology program. It is especially helpfully if you:
- Want to lower your risk of developing heart disease.
- Have a strong family history of heart attack, stroke, or peripheral artery disease.
- Have a personal history of cardiovascular disease, especially in people younger than 60.
- Have difficult-to-control risk factors for atherosclerosis, particularly significant cholesterol disorders.
- Have controllable risk factors, such as:
- High blood pressure
- High blood sugar or diabetes
- Obesity, especially with excess abdominal fat
- Unhealthy diet
- Lack of exercise/sedentary lifestyle
- Have uncontrollable risk factors, such as:
- Gender: Men are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease than women
- Age: Older people, including postmenopausal women, are more likely to have heart disease.
- Race and ethnicity: Heart disease is more prevalent among African-Americans than among Caucasians.
- Family history of cardiovascular disease