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I’m associate director of the echocardiography laboratory and in charge of the preventive cardiology program — preventive cardiology meaning looking at risk factors for cardiovascular disease and trying to implement benefits by decreasing the risk factors.
What we try to do — no matter what the patient’s issue is — is to try to decrease the risk factors — the risk factors being their blood pressure, their cholesterol — by looking at their lifestyle. And lifestyle modification is extremely important.
If we do prevention, we will not need people in the catheterization laboratory, because we’ll prevent coronary artery disease. And I think we are going a long way to preventing coronary artery disease and all types of heart disease.
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