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Cardiac Rehabilitation- an untapped resource

When someone has a heart attack the priority in resuscitation, stabilization and then recovery. But for the patient returning home after a typical four or five-day hospital stay, the priority is on making the lifestyle adjustments, diet, and exercise and taking medications that will prevent a reoccurrence. The difficulty is how do we as nurses make sure they get the information, and follow-up that they need? more ...

Angina Vs. Heart Attack

A comparison table between Angina and Heart Attack more ...

Tips For Your Doctor's Appointment

Going to see our doctor can be a stressful event. We often leave the leave the doctor's office with more questions than answers. The following are tips to ensure that when you leave your doctor's office, you have expressed your concerns accurately; you have a good understanding of what you were told and feel confident that all of your questions were answered. more ...

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Diabetes and Heart Disease
Remember Diabetes is a Major Risk Factor for Heart Disease, Heart Attack and Early Mortality. If you are Pre-Diabetic or Diabetic take our Risk Assessment to determine if you are at Risk. "Click Here"

Did You Know new research on a Canadian developed cholesterol medication shows it could help reduce risk of heart disease?