Patient Education - Heart Care
Looking for information about the diagnosis, management, and treatment of cardiovascular disease? There is an abundance of health-related websites containing information about cardiovascular disease and its treatment, but few offer information that’s accurate and up-to-date. To ensure that the information you encounter online is reliable and to steer you away from questionable sources of information, we’ve compiled a list of trusted resources below:
American College of Cardiology
The American College of Cardiology has a website serving as an important educational resource.
American Heart Association
The American Heart Association’s website provides a comprehensive overview of heart disease, risk factors, diagnostic testing, and treatment options. It also provides heart disease prevention guidelines that focus both on real-world recommendations and clinical research.
The Mayo Clinic’s website offers patient information about diseases, conditions, drugs, supplements, tests, and procedures. The site also features a symptom checker and provides healthy living recommendations.
My Life Check
My Life Check is a tool developed by the American Heart Association that looks at your personal heart score and life plan.
Seconds Count is an informational website run by the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI). The site provides detailed information about cardiovascular health, cardiovascular disease, and coronary intervention.