If you can answer yes to any of the following, talk to your doctor about aggressively managing all your risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol and triglycerides, diabetes and weight. Aggressively managing your risk factors will optimize your preventive efforts, despite the fact that you have a strong family history.
Learn more about how to assess your risk.
The Cleveland Clinic Section of Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation comprises a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, dietitians, exercise physiologists, and behaviorists. This team cares for people who either have heart disease or who are at risk. The program includes assessment, education, treatment and follow-up. A referral is required for an evaluation.
Preventive Cardiology provides reports to your referring doctor on your treatment and progress. If you would like to be evaluated at Cleveland Clinic for risk factors and current prevention strategies for cardiovascular disease, please submit an online request or contact the Preventive Cardiology and Rehabilitation program toll-free at 800.223.2273, ext. 49353.
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This information is provided by the Cleveland Clinic and is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider for advice about a specific medical condition. This document was last reviewed on: 04/29/2019