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Your heart. It is a critically important part of your body. Without your heart, your body will be deprived of the necessary oxygen and energy your body needs to live. A healthy heart will keep blood flowing smoothly and offer energy for life.
Taking care of your heart means managing your cholesterol, or the fats in your blood. These fats can clog the arteries supplying oxygen to the muscles in your heart that pumps blood to the rest of your body. If you are an adult or child with high cholesterol or have a family history of heart disease onset at an early age, you are a good candidate for nutrition counseling.
A heart healthy diet is low in saturated fats and high in fruits and vegetables. A dietitian can work with you to assess your current eating habits and lifestyle, while taking into account your medical history and medications to help you adopt a heart healthy life.
WakeMed dietitians have many years of experience counseling patients with cardiac disease. Put their experience to work for you today. Your heart will thank you.
WakeMed Outpatient Dietitians offer convenient appointments to fit your schedule with office hours from 8 am to 4 pm.
Cardiac dietary services are being offered as a covered service more frequently by health insurance providers. Check with your insurance carrier today.
For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call or have your physician FAX a referral to us. Insurance coverage and costs may vary.
Phone: 919-350-7000, option 4FAX: 919-350-8959
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WakeMed dietitians are ready to provide helpful information on a variety of topics. Wondering which protein bar is best? Confused about what you heard/read in a recent nutrition news story or article? Is eating organic foods better for my health?
E-mail your question to AskADietitian@wakemed.org.
WakeMed dietitians are frequent contributors on a variety of nutrition topics to our WakeMed Voices blog. Check out what they have to say.
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