Your cardiac team will guide you in making healthy lifestyle changes to help prevent or slow the progression of heart disease. Depending on your unique needs, recommendations may include a healthy eating plan, smoking cessation advice, a weight management program, stress management techniques, a personalized exercise plan or diabetes management.
Dietary Modifications and Weight Management
The Star and Barry Tobias Health Awareness Center
has helped thousands of people to adopt healthy lifestyles through active participation in a variety of wellness programs. Weight management and nutrition services include:
- Nutrition counseling—a registered dietitian will design a personalized approach to healthy eating and weight management.
- Healthy cooking demonstrations—interactive sessions with different themes are held in a teaching kitchen.
- Weight-loss programs—group sessions taught by registered dietitians are custom-designed for those with cardiac risk factors.
- Metabolic weight analysis—includes computerized metabolic rate analysis, plus interpretation of result to help you with your weight management goals.
We know it's not easy to quit, that's why our trained tobacco dependence counselors provide proven methods to help you achieve your smoke-free goal. A group setting offers mutual support, positive reinforcement and encouragement. Click here
to learn more about our smoking cessation classes.
CentraState's Fitness & Wellness Center
offers the latest strength and cardiovascular equipment, two pools and over 170 group exercise classes each week for all fitness levels and ages.
CentraState's Cardiac Rehabilitation Center
provides education, counseling and therapy services to help heart patients achieve improved physical and emotional health. The team includes registered nurses trained in cardiac rehabilitation and certified by the American Heart Association in advanced cardiac life support.
Hormone Therapy Planning
Many women with heart disease have menopausal symptoms and concerns about the use of Hormone Therapy (HT) and its effects on the heart. We can help you make an informed decision about HT based on your medical history and risk factors, as well as how HT can be tailored to your needs.