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The providers at Novant Health Heart & Vascular Institute – Elizabeth (Prevention) are dedicated to helping you improve and preserve your heart health. Our goal is to stop the development of coronary heart disease (CHD), a condition which can lead to heart attack and stroke. Our services include:

  • Comprehensive reviews of health history, including personal history and family history relevant to heart health
  • Ambulatory 24-hour blood pressure monitoring (a test involving a blood pressure monitor worn for 24 hours to measure blood pressure at consistent intervals during normal daily activity)
  • Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) testing (a test to detect thickening of the carotid artery)
  • Assistance to improve diet, address weight issues, develop an exercise plan or quit smoking
  • Guidance and care for pediatric patients suffering from elevated cholesterol or high body mass index (BMI)