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North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital

Dr Usher - NC Heart HospitalWe built the North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital for many reasons. To bring the most advanced technology to our community. To gather top specialists in one location. To teach others how to lead heart healthy lives. But the best reasons are our patients.

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Heart Aware

Heart Aware

A computer and about seven minutes of your time could save your life. UNC REX Healthcare offers Heart Aware, a free, confidential online heart risk assessment program in which participates confidentially answer a series of questions about their health, family background and lifestyle habits. The Heart Aware assessment immediately provides a personalized report about the respondent's risk factors for heart disease.

Those determined to be at high risk will be eligible for a free follow-up screening. If the testing demonstrates a need for a physician to perform additionally diagnostic evaluation, the patient is appropriately referred to a physician.

By focusing on the following modifiable risk factors, the screening offers people a convenient opportunity to "know their numbers" and track their progress as they make healthy changes:

  • total cholesterol
  • blood pressure
  • blood sugar
  • weight
  • smoking habits

Free Online Screening

The free Heart Aware online assessment takes just seven minutes and provides information about your personal risk for heart disease. Answer a few simple questions and Heart Aware will provide you with a report of your risk factors and recommendations for improving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Contact Us

For more information about Cardiac Rehabilitation programs, call 919-784-3756 or contact your physician directly for a referral.

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