Video Library

These videos will provide you with some basic background to help you, in partnership with your doctor, to prevent heart disease, improve your cardiovascular health and give you a basic understanding of some standard tests and procedures your doctor may want to perform to help determine your cardiac health.

Stress Echocardiogram

An echocardiogram is a painless, harmless test that uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to examine the heart's anatomy and function.

Diabetes and Heart Disease: Management with a Team Approach

Diabetes raises your risk of heart attack and stroke. To help reduce your risk of heart disease, it is important to work with a team of health care providers to manage all aspects of your diabetes.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

If you've had a cardiac event, you should know that getting into a cardiac rehabilitation program can help you recover quickly, reduce the risk of a future heart event or related procedure.

Dobutamine Stress Nuclear Study

This test uses a small dose of radioactive solution to track heart function while using a dobutamine infusion to mimic the effect of exercise on your heart.

Dobutamine Stress Echocardiogram

Dobutamine echocardiogram is a painless, harmless test that uses a dobutamine infusion to mimic the effect of exercise on your heart.

Cardiac MRI

A cardiac MRI (CMR) test is an evaluation of your heart using a specialized MRI camera.

Adenosine Stress Test

Stress testing provides your doctor with information about how your heart works during physical stress.

Echocardiography

This video tells you everything you need to know about having an echocardiogram.

NASCAR Fans Stay CardioSmart at Coca-Cola Family Track Walk

CardioSmart proudly participates in the Coca-Cola Family Track Walks to help promote heart health and the benefits of leading an active, healthy lifestyle.

Cardiac Rehabilitation Basics

Cardiac rehabilitation is a combination of regular exercise, healthy eating, stress reduction, and medical therapy. In addition, those who smoke receive guidance to help them quit for good.

Male Heart Attack Symptoms

In addition to pain in the upper body, men having a heart attack may also feel like they have heartburn or indigestion, shortness of breath, or nausea and dizziness.

Canines and Cardiovascular Health

Are there health benefits to owning a dog? Research, for example, shows that simply petting a dog can help lower blood pressure and relieve stress.

Know Your Numbers -- Blood Pressure

Blood pressure can range from healthy (120/80), to borderline (120+/80+), to unhealthy (140+/90+). That’s why it’s important for you to know your numbers.

Female Heart Attack Symptoms

Women and men may describe heart attack symptoms differently. For example, women are twice as likely to describe their chest pain with the words "discomfort," "pressing," "crushing" and "bad ache."

The Dangers of Hypertension

Hypertension, more commonly called high blood pressure, affects one out of three U.S. adults. Many, however, don't even know it because there are often no symptoms.

Alcohol — A Drink to Health

Drinking a modest amount of alcohol can have numerous health benefits. Excessive consumption, however, increases your risk for several serious conditions.

Living with Atrial Fibrillation

To learn more about CardioSmart's Living with Atrial Fibrillation educational sessions for patients, watch this video from a previous event.

Living with Chronic Angina

To learn more about CardioSmart's Living with Chronic Angina educational sessions for patients, watch this video from a previous event.

What is Medication Adherence?

Medication adherence means taking the proper dose of medication at the right time and in the right way.

Signs of Stroke

Stroke symptoms appear quickly and suddenly, so it's important to know the signs and act fast.

Heart Forum Webinar: Managing Heart Failure

Learn more about the importance of managing heart failure, including lifestyle changes, treatment options, and medications.

Sizing up Sugars and Sweeteners

Sugar is one of the most common ingredients in the foods and drinks we consume, but how much is a healthy amount?

Eyeball It: Visual Tricks for Proper Servings

Use everyday objects as a guide to help you determine proper food portions.  

Divide Your Plate

Learn how to take charge of your food portions so that you can eat and be healthier.

Welcome to CardioSmart

Learn how to make the most of trusted heart health information, incentive programs, health tracking tools and mobile resources available at CardioSmart.org.