Heart Disease Resources
Some risk factors for heart disease, such as age (45 or older for men, 55 or older for women) and family history of early heart disease, can't be changed. But there are many risk factors for heart disease that you can do something about, such as:
- Controlling high blood pressure
- Diabetes control
- Stop smoking
- Lose weight if you are overweight
- Exercise more
Here are some resources to help you prevent or manage heart disease:
American Heart Association
High Blood Pressure Resources Page (CDC)
How Fidelis Care Can Help
Fidelis Care offers case management services by phone to qualifying members living with heart disease. Our case managers can provide support and encouragement to help improve your health. In addition to heart disease, we offer programs staffed by registered nurses and other trained professionals for the following conditions:
- Prenatal (Maternal Health)
- Behavioral Health
Fidelis Care also offers Complex Case Management, for members living with more than one of these conditions.
To receive more information, please call Fidelis Care Clinical Services at 1-800-247-1441.
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