Coronary Heart Disease (cont.)
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Should I follow-up with my doctor after being diagnosed with heart disease?
Regular follow-up visits with your health-care professional are essential. Coronary heart disease is a chronic (long-term, ongoing), relentlessly progressive disease.
Your health-care professional will usually monitor you for the following conditions:
Your health-care professional will also monitor your progress in risk reduction and how well treatment is working. Keep track of your own numbers. This is your life.
He or she will monitor how well your medications, making adjustments as necessary. Side effects of medications will also be monitored and treated if necessary.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/25/2016
Vibhuti N Singh, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI
Alan D Forker, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Michael E Zevitz, MD
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