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Coronary Artery Disease

Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease

While coronary artery disease can’t always be prevented, risk factors can be managed to decrease the likelihood of developing the condition. Steps to take in an effort to prevent coronary artery disease include:

  • Maintain healthy cholesterol levels in the blood by limiting saturated fat intake
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Control blood pressure
  • Quit smoking
  • Control diabetes mellitus