Patient Resources

These resources are intended to assist in patient education only, and are not an endorsement of any organization or website listed. Always consult your doctor for any health concerns.

American Heart Association
Excellent source of information about heart and vascular diseases and conditions. Provides tips for a heart-healthy lifestyle, interactive risk assessments, and personal stories. Also features the latest research and innovations in cardiac care. Resources in English and Spanish.

Heart Rhythm Society
The Heart Rhythm Society is the international leader in science, education and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients, and the primary information resource on heart rhythm disorders. Its mission is to improve the care of patients by promoting research, education and optimal health care policies and standards.
For patients who are taking blood thinners.

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
A reference for many heart and vascular diseases. Includes A-Z Diseases and Conditions Index, health information and publications, health assessment tools, educational tutorials, and recipes for healthy eating.
Heart Center Online
An educational web site with patient guides on heart disease. Includes recommended readings and articles for heart patients, and educational video and animations on various heart topics including angioplasty, stents, arrhythmia, and coronary artery disease.

MedlinePlus: Heart and Circulation
Helpful information and news about heart disease and prevention, and artery health, provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Medication Assistance Program through Pfizer

  • Accupril
  • Aldactone
  • Caduet
  • Glucotrol
  • Glucotrol XL
  • Lipitor
  • Lopid
  • Micronase
  • Norvasc
  • Procardia
  • Procardia XL
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