Lipid & Cardiovascular Wellness Program

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers a state-of-the-art wellness program centered on preventing future diseases of the heart and blood vessels and promoting healthy lifestyles. Our interdisciplinary team of experts comes together in the I. O. Silver Cardiovascular Specialties Clinic to provide comprehensive services in one convenient setting.

We focus on patients with:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Low HDL ("good" cholesterol)
  • Obesity/overweight
  • Coronary and vascular disease
  • Tobacco use
  • A desire to live a heart-healthy life

Our skilled specialists work with individuals and their families to identify and manage factors which cause cardiovascular disease and stress.  Our team partners with you to develop and maintain a successful health program.

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You may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease with any of the following:

  • Existing cardiac or vascular disease
  • Family history of premature heart or blood vessel diseases (e.g. father or brother before age 55, mother or sister before age 65)
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • High triglycerides
  • Low HDL ("good" cholesterol)
  • Smoke or use tobacco
  • Lack routine exercise
  • Are post-menopausal
  • Are male over 45 years of age
  • Are female over 55 years of age
  • Are overweight 

Know Your Numbers!
The first step to reducing your risk for cardiovascular disease is to "Know Your Numbers".  if you know your numbers such as your Cholesterol levels; Blood Pressure; and Body Mass index (BMI) you can determine if you are at an increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease.  If your numbers are high, medical and lifestyle treatment can lower your numbers and your risk for developing cardiovascular disease. 


 

Learn how to manage, and even reduce, your risks. Schedule an appointment today by calling put in access phone number 1-877-467-7484.  We partner with you, your family and your health care provider so that you can achieve your health goals.