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Coronary Artery Disease

Below is a listing of several educational materials on Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) that may be helpful to you!

General CAD Information

  • What You Should Know PDF
    An overall scope of coronary artery disease. All you need to know on one page! Includes warning signs of a heart attack and how to control risk factors.

  • Cornary Artery Disease PDF
    This is a nice description of the disease with illustrations. It is also available in Vietnamese on our Translated Material page.

  • CAD (source: medlineplus)
    A description of CAD and websites to visit, this is a great source from Medline Plus. It is also available in Spanish on our Translated Material page.

Health Maintenance Diaries

  • Blood Pressure Diary PDF
    Check your blood pressure daily with this easy to use tool. Blood pressure stations can be found at local pharmacies, or you can now purchase automatic cuffs you could use at home. Document provides space where you can record questions or comments.

  • Food and Exercise Diary PDF
    Another great maintenance tool, record what you're eating and when you're eating it. Are you exercising? Record it here and keep track of your progress!

Cholesterol/Nutrition

  • Cholesterol 101 PDF
    A great tool to use for understanding cholesterol and learning how to lower it. Record your LDL and use the charts to make better food choices.

  • Nutrition Facts Panel PDF
    It's important to understand exactly what you are putting into your body. With this easy to use tool you will know what everything on the nutrition label is and what percentage of value it has in your daily diet. Sometimes, food companies will trick you!

  • Low Sodium PDF
    Sodium is a part of everyone's diet. Here's a great way to learn how to keep it low when you have Coronary Artery Disease.