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Diet & Lifestyle

Links

The TLC Diet (for "Therapeutic Lifestyle Change") will help reduce LDL, or "bad" cholesterol. Click here.

The DASH Diet (for "Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension") can reduce high blood pressure and hypertension. Click here.

Healthy Recipes from the American Heart Association.

 Lifestyle Info from the AHA, including exercise and fitness recommendations.

 

Patient Education & Helpful Links

Fortunately for today’s healthcare consumers, there is a wealth of information available for anyone willing to spend the time to read it. In fact, there is so much information, it may seem overwhelming.

For the convenience of our patients, we have researched many of the sites that offer focused and credible information. The following links will take you to information located on other sites. This will save you time with unnecessary searches that don’t always provide the information you’re looking for.

We have included information on heart conditions, treatments, and also on lifestyle information including fitness and nutrition information.

This information is not intended to serve as medical advice but rather to provide you with a broader understanding of heart health, health problems, diagnostics and treatment programs.

A good place to start for Heart information is the American Heart Association’s website, which is listed first. After that, browse through the other relevant listings and visit or bookmark those that you think will be helpful to you or your loved one.


American Heart Association

HeartHub(TM) is the American Heart Association's site for patients offering information, tools and resources cardiovascular disease, stroke, Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD).

American Society of Hypertension

American Diabetes Association

Primary Healthcare

High Mountain Health offers Family Medicine, Women's Health, Radiology, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine and Cosmetic Services. They offer Urgent Care 365 days a year. Check their website for more detailed information.

Hospitals

St. Joseph’s Regional Hospital & Medical Center
703 Main Street
Paterson, NJ 07503
973.754.2000

St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital
224 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 07470
973.942.6900

Chilton Memorial Hospital
97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
973.831.5000

The Valley Hospital
223 North Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201-447-8000

Medicare
For complete information about Medicare, including an informative list of Questions and Answers, be sure to visit this site. It also will also answer questions about the new prescription plan. Click here.

US Department of Health and Human Services
This is a US government-sponsored Web site offering information and referrals to sites on a variety of health topics and essential human services. Click here.

 

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