Monday, January 19, 2009

Piedmont Fayette Hospital offering Phase III Cardiac Rehab Program

Piedmont Fayette Hospital (PFH) is now offering a Phase III Cardiac Rehabilitation Program which helps patients manage or reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The participants in these classes will be monitored by exercise physiologists and registered nurses on staff. It is a $79 self-pay program which includes 12 sessions, twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays for six weeks. Each patient will also be offered a nutrition consultation with a PFH dietician. A physician referral is required.

The Phase III Cardiac Rehab Program is for individuals with any single or combination of the following cardiovascular risk factors:

  • Hypertension
  • Smoking
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Stress
  • High body mass index
  • Diabetes
  • Hypercholesterolemia
If you have any of these risk factors you may want to discuss this program with your physician as a physician referral is required.

Piedmont Fayette Hospital offers numerous advanced, comprehensive diagnostic and rehabilitative cardiology services including electrocardiograms (EKG), holter and event monitoring, cardiac monitoring, stress-testing, diagnostic cardiac catheterization and cardiac rehabilitation. For more information about the Phase III Cardiac Rehab Program, please call 770-719-7095 or for more information about Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s cardiology services, visit
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