Heart Failure Program
Heart failure is a serious but manageable disease. Our heart failure program is designed to meet the specific needs of adults living with heart failure.
Features of our heart failure program include:
- Using the latest heart failure management with evidence-based treatment
- Providing an integrative program that includes nutrition, medicine, exercise and advanced therapies
- Reducing heart failure-related hospital admissions, re-admissions and emergency room visits
- Offering extensive education to patients and their families/caregivers about heart failure
- Increasing quality of life for our patients
- Working with and respecting the wishes of our patients throughout the development and management of their care plan
- Eliminating barriers and utilizing a team approach to provide individualized patient care
About heart failure
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 5.7 million Americans have heart failure.
Common risk factors for heart failure include the following, among others:
- Coronary heart disease
- High blood pressure
- Diabetes (Type 1 and 2)
- Cigarette smoking
- Eating foods high in fat, cholesterol and sodium
If you have any of the above risk factors, talk with your provider today.
Early diagnosis and treatment can improve quality of life for people with heart failure. In addition, controlling risk factors by quitting smoking, changing your diet and/or managing conditions like diabetes or high cholesterol also can help. Please call our office, and we will be happy to answer your questions or connect you with our highly qualified team of cardiologists.