Helpful Links and Info


The World Wide Web (www) provides a vast amount of health realted information. These links provided are a point of reference for information on the heart, cardiovascular system and other health related topics that are available on the internet.

General Heart & Vascular Sources

CardioSmart
www.cardiosmart.org
Website for patients and caregivers of cardiovascular disease, and brought to you by the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the leading cardiovascular cardiovascular professional organization.

Society of Angiography and Interventions, SCAI
http://scaipciriskapp.org/pci_welcome

A website sponsored by the SCAI, the primary professional association for physicians who diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease and congenital and structural heart conditions through catheter-based procedures, such as angioplasty and stenting. Members of SCAI are among the world’s foremost authorities on cardiovascular disease and its treatment.

American Heart & American Stroke Associations
www.heart.org
www.hearthub.org
www.strokeassociation.org

Building healthier lives free of heart disease and stroke. Learn more about cardiovascular conditions.

Reynolds Risk Score 
www.reynoldsriskscore.com
Calculating heart and stroke risk for men and women.

Heart Risk Assessment on Cardiosmart.org
https://www.cardiosmart.org/Tools/Heart-Disease-Risk-Assessment

http://tools.cardiosource.org/ASCVD-Risk-Estimator

Heart.Org
www.theheart.org
Trusted cardiology news and opinions. The latest developments in cardiology and cardiovascular research, including heartwire news and commentary by some of the worlds top cardiologists. 

Heartsite.com
www.heartsite.com 
Online site designed to provide information to patients who are being evaluated and treated for a heart related complaint. All contents are reviewed by physicians to ensure accuracy. The information on this website is intended to supplement NOT replace information obtained from your personal physician.

My Life Check
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/My-Life-Check---Lifes-Simple-7_UCM_471453_Article.jsp#.VyO9nNQrLxg
Take an assessment to find where you stand on the road to good health.  Start living a healthier life today.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/
NHLBI strives to discover and apply knowledge to improve health globally. Provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, blood, blood resources and sleep disorders.

Diabetes and Dietary Sources

American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org
National organization to help prevent and diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

Delicious Dietitian
http://4tdd.com/services/heart-disease/
Local dietitians will guide you towards a new healthy lifestyle and sustained wellness.

Choose My Plate
www.choosemyplate.gov
Featuring information on the new food pyramid, its 12 models geared to different people. Also online tools, and dietary guidelines

American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
www.eatright.org
Offering nutrition information on the new food pyramid, its 12 models geared to different people. Also online tools, and dietary guidelines.The world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD/PVD), Vascular and Vein Sources

American College of Phlebology
www.phlebology.org/education/index.html
The American College of Phlebology offers a variey of educational opportunities for the treatment of venous disease.

Society of Vascular Medicine 
http://www.vascularmed.org/

Peripheral Artery Disease, PAD, can rob people of their independence and mobility by making walking difficult or, worse, by increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke, amputation or event death. Prevention and detection can save lives, limbs as well as keep people active and healthy. 

The American College of Phlebology offers a variety of educational opportunities for the treatment of venous disease.   Peripheral Artery Disease, PAD, can rob people of their independence and mobility by making walking difficult or, worse, by increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke, amputation or event death. Prevention and detection can save lives, limbs as well as keep people active and healthy. 

Aortic Stenosis

www.newheartvalve.com 
Aortic Stenosis and Heart Valve Replacement Information. 

 

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT
Ralph S. Buckley, M.D.
FACC 

Clinical Cardiology