Key Lifestyle Issues to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and How to Discuss Them with Your Patients

Key Lifestyle Issues to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

Key Lifestyle Issues to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and How to Discuss Them with Your Patients

Course Director(s): Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.

Released On: October 23, 2015 - Length: 45:12

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This tutorial provides a summary highlighting the importance of lifestyle changes in prevention of cardiovascular disease. Included are practical strategies to help patients successfully implement lifestyle and behavioral changes. Challenges impacting behavioral changes will be addressed including goal-setting, environmental factors, education and misinformation. Simple tools will be reviewed that can facilitate behavioral modification and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Objectives

  • Examine the importance of behavioral modification in cardiovascular disease prevention
  • Assess effective strategies to optimize activity
  • Review the key principles of an exercise prescription
  • Identify practical recommendations for effective smoking cessation

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Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D., MSc, FACC, FAHA

Professor of Medicine
Director, Preventive Cardiology
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

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