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Learn how to reduce your risk of heart and vascular diseases.
Sharp HealthCare offers a comprehensive prevention program with screening tools, classes and support as you make lifestyle changes designed to help you reduce your risk for developing heart or vascular disease.
You can decrease your risk of heart and vascular disease by making changes in your lifestyle and/or managing diseases such as diabetes.
The controllable risk factors for heart and vascular disease include:
Risk Assessments and Screenings
Heart-Health Assessment at the Cushion Wellness Center
At the Cushman Wellness Center at the Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, patients receive a thorough heart-health assessment and education tailored to their individual needs. The assessment measures key indicators of heart disease, such as:
When the assessment is completed, trained health educators use the results to help you make immediate and lasting lifestyle changes that can significantly reduce your risk of developing heart disease. To learn more about the heart-health assessment at the Cushion Wellness Center, please call 858-939-3443 or 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277).
Exercise and Behavior Modification
In addition to full rehabilitation treatment, Sharp's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program offers prevention services designed to identify and assess your risk for developing heart disease. The program offers exercise and behavioral modification strategies to help people reduce their risk for heart disease.
Sharp offers a wealth of heart health education and behavior modification classes in locations across San Diego.
To register for any of these classes, visit Classes & Events, or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277).
Find a San Diego Cardiologist
To find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for a San Diego cardiologist or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.