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Heart Health: UPMC Hamot Heart for Women Cardiac Risk Screening

UPMC Hamot Heart for Women is a cardiac risk screening program designed to evaluate your risk for heart disease.

You should schedule a cardiac risk screening if you:

  • Are 55 or older
  • Smoke
  • Have diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol
  • Are overweight
  • Have a family history of heart attacks

Your personal appointment will include:

The team at UPMC Hamot Heart for Women will review your results and develop a personalized treatment plan that may include further cardiac testing.

A registered nurse from the UPMC Hamot Heart for Women team will follow up with you at three months, six months, and one year after your initial visit. They will check your progress and ensure follow-up care as necessary.

Schedule Your Cardiac Risk Screening Today

Call UPMC Hamot Heart for Women, at 814-877-2845, to schedule your heart disease risk assessment or to learn more.

Did you know ...

... UPMC Hamot also offers a quick Family Cardiac Screening program.

 

Contact Us

To schedule your Cardiac Risk Assessment or to learn more, please call 814-877-2845.


Heart Disease in Women Fast Facts

  • 1 in 5 women has some form of heart disease.
  • Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 cause of death for women in the United States.
  • 1 in 2 women will die of heart or blood vessel disease.
  • 15 percent more women than men die of heart disease each year.
  • More women than men die within a year of having a heart attack.
  • About 63 percent of women who die suddenly from coronary heart disease had no previous symptoms.

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