Evaluating a New Calculator: Heart Age

Earlier this month, the American Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that Americans know their Heart Age. The CDC's research also showed th
at "The predicted heart age among surveyed U.S. adults aged 30–74 years was substantially higher than their chronological age" 
(click here for the full CDC article). These findings were reported by media from around the world, including the staff of NBC's Good Morning America who calculated their results on-air (click here for the NBC video).

We're thrilled to see the CDC promoting a clinical tool that we first described in 2007 when we demonstrated that knowing one's Cardiovascular Age could improve patient engagement and the management of hypercholesterolemia and hypertension. If you would like learn how your risk factors impact your risk of cardiovascular disease or diabetes, we invite you to click below.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like any more information about our health promotion programs in the workplace or the community at large.


Samuel Grover, Director of Business Development, and The myhealthcheckup Team
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