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Wellness and Cardiac Prevention

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Wellness and Cardiac Prevention

If you could look into the future and save your own life, wouldn't you?

When it comes to your heart, knowledge is not just power, it is life. Knowing your risks and choosing a healthy lifestyle are key. Stroobants Cardiovascular Center has you covered from, having a personalized health assessment with free clinical follow up to healthy eating classes, even programs that teach the less than fit of us how to get there, as well as resources on how to live tobacco free. If you have the will, or even just the inclination, we have the way!

Check out our programs designed to get you to your health goals!

HeartAware - Free Online Heart Health Assessment

This free resource allows you to take a heart disease risk  assessment online or by texting HEART to 434.264.7931 to evaluate your personal risk for heart disease. You are also welcome to schedule a free clinical follow up with the HeartAware nurse navigator who can direct you to helpful resources to develop and achieve your health goals.

N.E.W. Program - Eat More, Weigh Less

N.E.W. stands for nutrition, eating, and weight management which you learn about in this 8 week class based on the volumetrics eating plan.  Click here for contact information on  fees, dates, times, and locations. To register please call 434.841.2904.

Healthy Steps

Healthy Steps is personalized structured exercise program aimed at preventing chronic disease and reduce health risks. This fitness program is developed by a registered nurse and/or exercise physiologist. Healthy Steps is designed to meet individual needs, including:

  • Obesity/weight management
  • Vascular disease (PAD/Stroke)
  • High blood pressure
  • Smoking
  • High cholesterol
  • Depression/anxiety/stress
  • Pre-diabetes, diabetes
  • Metabolic syndrome/insulin resistance

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Smoking Cessation - Be Tobacco Free!

This class is a free one hour long program for people interested in considering or pursuing a tobacco free life.  It's not just tobacco anymore; juuling, e-cigs, and vaping are on the rise and this class can help you break those habits as well by providing education on cessation techniques that can be used to kick the habit for good!  Click here for more information!