Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
The Preventive Cardiology program at UConn Health is dedicated to reducing cardiovascular disease throughout Connecticut. Cardiovascular disease is the world's number one cause of death, and up to 80% of those deaths may be preventable. Through screenings, education, medication management, and lifestyle changes, you can manage high cholesterol and prevent heart disease.
Some examples of cardiovascular risk factors include:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Excess weight
- Family history of cardiac disease
If you think you may be at risk for cardiovascular disease, contact our highly trained experts to assess your risk and create a personalized plan.
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