Learning Center


Cardiosmart is an education website of the American College of Cardiology. It has web-videos on heart disease condition and procedures. Get detailed information on the types of heart conditions and the tests and procedures used to diagnose and treat them.http://www.cardiosmart.org

Cardiac Conditions
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Atrial Fibrillation
Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
Heart Failure
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Oral Health & Heart Disease

Video Library
Understanding Cholesterol
Understanding Risk Factors for Heart Disease
Understanding Tests and Procedures

Additional information

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

NHLBI is a resource center for the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and an Institute of the National Institute of Health in the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Aim for Healthy Weight
Cholesterol Lowering
Blood Pressure
Latino Cardiovascular Health Resources

Additional Resources

Nutrition – http://www.nutrition.gov
Nutrition.gov provides easy access to the best food and nutrition information from across the federal government. It serves as a gateway to reliable information on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers
What’s in Food
Smart Nutrition 101
Life Stages
Weight Management
Nutrition and Health Issues
Shopping, Cooking & Meal Planning
Directory Supplements

Smoking cessation – http://www.smokefree.gov
Smokefree.gov is intended to help you or someone you care about quit smoking. Different people need different resources as they try to quit. The information and professional assistance available on this Web site can help to support both your immediate and long-term needs as you become, and remain, a nonsmoker.

Interactive Tools – http://www.cheneycardioinstitute.com/tools.html