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Cardiovascular Disease PreventionPrevenciĆ³n de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

It is possible to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease - by eliminating the risk factors you can control, and managing the risk factors you cannot control. Below you will find more information on making appropriate lifestyle changes that will help to lower your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Lifestyle Changes

Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease

Diet and Cardiovascular Disease

Components of Food

Cholesterol in the Blood

Calculating Calories and Fat Grams

Determining Your Body Mass Index

Metabolic Syndrome

Obesity

Overview of Obesity

Treatment of Obesity

Obesity Treatment Overview

Medical Treatment for Obesity

Surgical Treatment for Obesity

Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery

Gastric Stapling (Restrictive) Surgery

Maintaining Weight Loss

Preventing Obesity

Exercise: Before Starting an Exercise Program

Designing an Exercise Program

Risks of Physical Inactivity

 
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