Many factors beyond your control can contribute to cardiovascular disease, such as your age, sex, or family history. But there are also cardiovascular disease risk factors that you can control, such as tobacco use, high cholesterol and blood pressure, diet, obesity, exercise levels, and diabetes.
We have assembled a diverse and accomplished team of medical professionals who take a collaborative approach to diagnosing your cardiovascular condition and treating it. Even with this team of heart and vascular experts, you are the most important member on your healthcare team, because you can take so many steps to improve your heart health. We created these living healthy pages to provide resources to help you understand how your lifestyle affects heart disease and how you can make the changes necessary to live a healthier life.