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Prevention Programs

The Arnot Health Heart and Vascular Institute is dedicated to the health and well-being of our community. We offer free screenings for early detection of life-threatening conditions and prevention programs to help you reduce risk of heart and vascular disease.

Did You Know?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. About 610,000 Americans die from heart disease each year—that’s 1 in every 4 deaths.

By reducing risk factors for coronary artery disease through lifestyle changes and medication therapy, awareness of signs and symptoms, many types of heart disease can be prevented.

You are at risk if you have any of the following:

  • History of coronary artery disease
  • Family history of coronary artery disease
  • Diabetes
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Smoking
  • Inactivity
  • Stress

A Healthy Lifestyle
Proper diet, regular exercise and quitting smoking drastically reduce the risk of many cardiac diseases. If you need help getting your health back on track, consider these programs:

  • Start an exercise program under the care of nurses, exercise therapists, dietitians, and counselors who specialize in cardiac care in the Cardiac Wellness Center. Call Health on Demand: 607-737-4499.
  • Make your resolution to give up smoking and tobacco stick with help. Tobacco Cessation Information
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