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Participants must be referred to us by their physician.
Our program is for people with heart disease or at high risk for heart disease. In most cases, participants will have experienced one of the following:
This program also acts as PRIMARY PREVENTION for people at high risk for heart disease, these participants will have one or more of the following risk factors:
If you fit the either (or both) of the above profiles, download our referral form and take it to your physician. If they feel that our program is right for you, have them fill it out and return the referral form to our office. Someone from the Heart Institute will then contact you to set up an appointment to get you started.
Exercise Stress Test
An exercise stress test is performed before a member starts the program.
This exercise stess test is used to assess each participant’s physical condition and allows us to prescribe individualize d exercise programs.
We encourage partners to participate in all aspects of the program with physician approval. The fee is reduced for spouses of participants.
$400/yr for participant $300/yr for partner
* Our program does not receive government funding because we are not an affiliated hospital with the Local Health Integrated Network.