What Do I Do If I’m at Risk for Heart Disease? – Sam Kalioundji, MD – Interventional Cardiology

What Do I Do If I’m at Risk for Heart Disease?  – Sam Kalioundji, MD – Interventional Cardiology


– 49% of Americans have at least one risk factor. What are we talking about? Inactivity, weight, high blood pressure, cholesterol, is your cholesterol elevated, diabetes or blood sugar. And just because these
diseases are controlled it doesn’t mean you are preventing coronary artery disease. You are just delaying the
progression of this disease. So these risk factors are something that you will be battling your whole life. And coronary artery disease
is what they surmount to. So careful monitoring, conditioning of all these diseases and
having close follow up with your doctor is key to your survival and mortality benefit.