Lakeland Health Care

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Patient Education Documents

For information about supplies of these written materials, call Lakeland Patient Education at
(269)983-8869 or email vbuck@lakelandregional.org.

Patient Education Videos

While in the hospital, access to the following videos is available for patient viewing. Dial 8040 in St. Joseph and 1232 in Niles.

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty
  • Heart Attack: Every Minute Counts
  • Heart to Heart: Eating Right
  • Heart to Heart: getting Fit
  • High Blood Pressure Treatment
  • High Blood Cholesterol Treatment
  • How to Beat Cigarettes
  • Recovering from a Heart Attack
  • Secondary Prevention of Heart Attack
  • Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack
  • Smoking: Getting Ready to Quit

Community Programs

1. Smoking Cessation

Free support sessions and one-on-one consultations are available to help patients quit.
To schedule an appointment, call (269) 927-5403 or e-mail mclayborn@lakelandregional.org .

2. Because Every Heart Matters

Did you know that heart attacks have beginnings? Early Heart Attack Care involves knowing the subtle danger signs of a heart attack and acting upon them immediately- before heart damage occurs. This class provides information about the early symptoms of heart attack for yourself and others, the importance of early treatment and calling 9-1-1, and ways to decrease the risk of heart disease. Preregistration is required by calling (269) 556-2808 or toll-free at (866) 260-7544.

3. Eating Right for a Healthy Heart

Learn how better food habits can help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. A registered dietitian will provide tips on following the American Heart Association’s eating plan. A 24 hour advance registration is requested. To preregister call (269) 556-2808 or toll free at (866) 260-7544.

4. My Heart 101

This free class will help you understand heart disease, identify your risk factors, and learn how to decrease your chances of heart attack or stroke. Preregistration is required by calling (269) 556-2808 or toll-free at (866) 260-7544

5. Stop Stressing Your Heart

This class helps participants identify the stressors in their lives that may be affecting their physical, social, mental, and emotional well-being. Practical solutions for reducing or managing stress will be discussed and put into practice. Preregistration is required by calling (269) 556-2808 or toll-free at (866) 260-7544

6. Living Well with Congestive Heart Failure

This free class will explain the causes and symptoms of heart failure and why your heart isn't pumping as well as it should. You'll learn new daily routines for managing this chronic disease and how to take control of your health. Preregistration is required by calling (269) 556-2808 or toll-free at (866) 260-7544. 
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