At the Clinic for Preventive Cardiology, it’s our goal to fight heart disease, so we can help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.
In the U.S, there’s an epidemic of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure — all major risk factors for heart disease
. And it’s not just adults who have these risks factors. More than half of our teens already have some degree of atherosclerosis
, a type of heart disease known as hardening of the arteries.