Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Program
To qualify for the program you must have been diagnosed with any of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, diabetes and smoking. If you have at least two of the appropriate risk factors, speak to your primary care physician about enrolling in the program.
Patients with at least two risk factors general find the clinical cost of this program covered by their insurance company. However there is an out of pocket enrollment fee.
Cardiovascular risk factors treated
- high blood pressure
- high cholesterol
- patients' nutritional intake is analyzed before and after the program
Exercise and fitness monitoring
- blood pressure
- heart rate
- response to exercise
- meditation and relaxation techniques and other strategies are taught