Cardiac Prevention and Wellness
When it comes to matters of the heart, prevention is the key to wellness. Lifestyle changes are the first step to preventing coronary artery disease:
- Don't smoke
- Eat a heart-healthy diet that includes plenty of fish, fruits, vegetables, beans, high-fiber grains and breads, and olive oil.
- Get regular exercise
- Lower your stress level
- Get regular health screenings
- Maintain a healthy weight
At Lawrence Memorial Hospital, we will help you take every possible step to a healthy heart, including:
Once you’ve completed our Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, or if you have ongoing risk factors for coronary artery disease, we recommend participating in our Cardiopulmonary Wellness program. This maintenance program will keep you on the path to a strong and healthy heart.
Diabetes Education Center
Diabetes can contribute to heart disease. Learn to control your diabetes through classes, educational materials, and ongoing support and monitoring provided by our diabetes experts at the Diabetes Education Center .