Find over 200 print-friendly fact sheets about heart disease and related health topics.
Do you know your risk for heart disease? Learn what increases our cardiovascular risk and how we can reduce or control risk factors that we may have.
How much can habitual physical activity decrease risk for acute cardiac events?
How much sleep is recommended each night for adults?
How much exercise do patients with type 2 diabetes need to promote better health?
Studies have shown that patients with type 2 diabetes exercising for at least 150 minutes a week see the greatest health benefits, like blood sugar reduction. Patients with type 2 diabetes engaging in less than 150 minutes of exercise a week are still likely to experience blood sugar reductions and health benefits, but not as much as those exercising 150 minutes a week or more.
How much exercise is recommended for adults over the age of 65?
How is pre-diabetes diagnosed?
How is risk affected when there is a family history of stroke?
How long do most patients survive with congenital heart disease?
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