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    About You

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    Your Lifestyle

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    Your Numbers

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    Your Risk

Tell us a bit about yourself.

Let's get started with the basics. This information is required to complete your assessment.

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Tell us a bit about yourself.

Just a few more basics. This information is required to complete your assessment.

Do you smoke cigarettes?

Answer "yes" if you've smoked cigarettes in the past month.

Have you ever had a heart attack?

Answer "yes" if your doctor has told you that you've had a heart attack. A heart attack is sometimes called a myocardial infarction, or MI.

Do you have a family history of heart attack?

Answer "yes" if any of your first degree relatives (parent, full blooded brother or sister, or child) had a heart attack before age 55.

Have you ever had a stroke?

Answer "yes" if your doctor has told you that you've had a stroke.

Do you have diabetes?

Answer "yes" if you have type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus.

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How are you caring for your heart?

This information is optional, but will give you a more accurate picture of your risk of heart attack or stroke.

Are you on an aspirin regimen?

Answer "yes" if you take either full strength or low dose aspirin at least three days per week.

Do you take medication to lower your cholesterol?

If you are unsure, then answer "no".

Do you take medication for high blood pressure?

If you are unsure, then answer "no".

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How are you caring for your heart?

This information is also optional…

Moderate
Moderate physical activities are ones that cause a slight increase in heart rate or breathing, such as raking leaves, mowing the lawn, or heavy cleaning.

Vigorous
Vigorous physical activities are ones that cause heavy sweating or a large increase in breathing or heart rate for at least 10 minutes at a time. Some examples are running, lap swimming, aerobics classes, or fast bicycling.

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You must enter a number between 0–60.

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Let's talk numbers.

Although this data is not required, these numbers are very important if you want the most accurate estimate possible.

Blood Pressure (mm/Hg)

Systolic
The first number in your blood pressure reading is your systolic blood pressure.

Diastolic
The second number in your blood pressure reading is your diastolic blood pressure.

Cholesterol (mg/DL)

Total
Total cholesterol is defined as the sum of HDL, LDL, and VLDL.

HDL
The "good" cholesterol. High HDL levels reduce the risk for heart disease, but low levels increase the risk.

LDL
The "bad" cholesterol. Elevated LDL levels are associated with an increased risk of heart disease.

HbA1c (mg/DL)

An HbA1c test gives you a picture of your average blood sugar control for the past 2 to 3 months and provides you with a better idea of how well your diabetes treatment plan is working.

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You must enter a number between 80-220.

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You must enter a number between 40–130.

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You must enter a number between 70–500.

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You must enter a number between 20-130.

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You must enter a number between 40-400.

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Total Cholesterol must be equal to or more than HDL & LDL.

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You must enter a number between 2-16.

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Your risk of a heart attack or stroke in the next five years:

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A heart event is described as a myocardial infarction (MI) or stroke.

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Even though your risk is low, there are ways to decrease it even more. Check the boxes below to see how.

This tool does not replace the advice of a medical professional. Use this information in discussion with your healthcare provider.

Quit smoking.

Lose 5% of your body weight.

Add 3 hours of moderate exercise each week.

Moderate
Moderate physical activities are ones that cause a slight increase in heart rate or breathing, such as raking leaves, mowing the lawn, or heavy cleaning. Always talk to your doctor before beginning an exercise regimen.

Add 3 hours of vigorous exercise each week.

Vigorous
Vigorous physical activities are ones that cause heavy sweating or a large increase in breathing or heart rate for at least 10 minutes at a time. Some examples are running, lap swimming, aerobics classes, or fast bicycling. Always talk to your doctor before beginning an exercise regimen.

Always consult your doctor before you begin a weight loss program or exercise routine.

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Let's make a plan that works for you.

Tell us what's standing in your way, and we'll arm you with personalized resources to overcome your obstacles. Or if you prefer, you can go straight to your action plan.

Select the barriers that apply to you.

What's holding you back from exercising?

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What's keeping you from eating healthy?

What's preventing you from quitting smoking?

What's causing you stress?

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This tool does not replace the advice of a medical professional. Use this information in discussion with your healthcare provider.