Cardiovascular disease (CVD) by the numbers:*
- An estimated 83.6 millionAmerican adults have one or more types of CVD.
- 40.8% of the U.S. populationwill have some form of CVD by 2030.
- An average of 2,150Americans die each day from heart disease.
According to the CDC, about 715,000 Americans have a heart attack every year.
The key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, like blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose levels. However, you cannot monitor your risk factors if you don’t know which ones impact you.
Learn about your risk factors and bring these results to your next doctor’s appointment to discuss with your physician.Take Our FREE Health Risk Assessment Thirty-year risk calculated for those ages 20 and over.
The North Shore-LIJ Health System Cardiovascular Services Team performs state of the art procedures across Long Island, Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Call 1-855-HEART-11 today to learn more and make an appointment.