The New Heart Center is offering a unique, prevention-as-treatment approach for patients who have heart disease or are at risk for developing heart disease. New Heart New You is a personalized and structured weight management/nutrition program for people with heart disease or at risk for heart disease.
As a participant of this program, experts at the New Heart Center will help you develop an exercise program that you can live with, teach you to make healthy decisions to manage your weight and help you deal with stress.
New Heart New You is planned and structured specifically for each patient developed by the New Heart team that includes a cardiologist, trainer, nutritionist and life coach.
New Heart New You is for you:
- If you are at high risk for heart disease
- If you’ve had a previous heart attack, angioplasty or heart surgery
- If you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes
- If you need a structured exercise and nutrition weight loss program
The components of the program:
Initial prevention consultation $400: This component establishes the patients cardiovascular health status and provides the elements for the 36 session prescription for a healthy heart. This includes a cardiology consultation with Barry W. Ramo, MD, an exercise physiologist consultation, a fitness and body composition assessment, a nutrition and weight management evaluation and lifestyle coaching.
New Heart New You prescription $300: This component includes training supervised by our team of exercise specialists to establish a routine that will result in lifelong fitness. This includes training in aerobic fitness, muscle strength, flexibility and balance. It also includes weekly visits with a nutritionist where patients will learn how to follow a diet for optimal cardiovascular health and weight management. This teaches patients how to shop, eat out, read food labels and eat healthy. A lifestyle coach will help you pursue your fitness goals with greater commitment and vigor, help you increase your motivation toward and your commitment to your goals for your health. The patient leaves the program with a clear understanding of what they need to do to maintain a high level of fitness.