Our staff of female cardiologists provides each patient with personalized information about her risk profile and ways to reduce the development or progression of the disease.
Cardiovascular risk evaluations include a lipid profile and a fasting blood glucose.
Patients are encouraged to exercise, follow a healthy diet, lose weight if necessary, quit smoking, and deal more effectively with stress.
We follow the American Heart Association's evidence-based guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in women, offering treatments and therapies proven beneficial for heart disease, including:
In addition, one of our cardiologists, Karen P. Alexander, MD, specializes in the care of geriatric patients.
Make an appointment with a Duke heart specialist near you: 888-ASK-DUKE (888-275-3853)
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