Our medically-supervised 12-week program gives you the tools you need to succeed. Each week you'll get advice from a cardiac nurse, dietitian, exercise physiologist and a clinical psychologist.
With some help from these experts, you can:
- Lose 5-7 percent of your body weight — and keep it off
- Improve your blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels
- Learn to select and prepare foods that are good for your waistline and your heart
- Make exercise a habit in your daily routine
Your primary care physician can be informed of your progress at three months and six months.
This program meets in Naperville on Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call 630-527-2825 for session dates. The cost for Lifestyle Under Construction is $400.
Heart-healthy food choices can still be tasty! You'll learn how to plan a healthy meal, read food labels at the grocery store, make good choices at restaurants, and alter recipes to reduce fat and sodium, and much, much more. The two-part series meets monthly on Tuesdays or Thursdays in Naperville. The cost is $40 for both sessions; and free to Heart Hospital patients when scheduled within 30 days of discharge. Register now
Freedom from Smoking provides a supportive and structured approach to quitting smoking. The six-week program is taught by American Lung Association trained instructors with the ultimate goal of helping individuals overcome their addiction and enjoy the benefits of better health. The $25 fee covers all course materials. Call 630-527-6363 to register or 630-527-2825 for more details.
Some treatments for cancer may cause side effects to the heart. As part of the Edward-Elmhurst Cardio-Oncology program, our oncologists and cardiologists work together to protect patients undergoing cancer treatment from cardiovascular complications.