Resources & Support Groups

Onsite Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs

With a physician's referral, supervised exercise, nutritional counseling and education for people who are at high risk for coronary artery disease or have had a heart attack or heart surgery is available.

All sessions are offered at Boulder Community Health's Medical Pavilion, Suite 229.
Directions to the Medical Pavilion,
1155 Alpine Avenue, Boulder.

Call 303-440-2095

Support Groups

Heart Links

Former Boulder Community Health heart patients volunteer their time to provide information, ideas and emotional support to other heart patients.

Call 303-440-2137 weekdays 8A to 5P.

Mended Hearts

Mended Hearts is a nationwide patient support organization comprised of people with heart disease, their families and medical professionals. The Boulder County Chapter is based in Longmont.

Call 303-530-2488.

 

These third party organizations provide extensive information about heart disease and its treatment:

Online Resources

American College of Cardiology

This professional society provides information for consumers through its patient education feature. Specific offerings include patient oriented publications, products and programs.

American Heart Association

The association provides information and education on fighting heart disease and stroke.

Healthfinder

A service of the US Department of Health and Human Services, this site is a gateway to reliable consumer health information on a multitude of topics.

Heart Point

Created by medical professionals, the site has health tips and descriptions of treatments accompanied by animated drawings.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

The institute is a division of the National Institutes of Health. The site provides extensive information on cardiovascular disease. Many of its publications are available in Spanish.

National Institutes of Health

Information on NIH health resources includes consumer health publications, clinical trials, health hotlines and MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine's database for helping consumers research their health questions.

New York Online Access to Health (NOAH)

This site is sponsored by the City University of New York, the New York Academy of Medicine and others. It offers many heart disease resources, and most information is available in Spanish.

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

This site has a patient information section written for the general public on heart surgery, lungs, esophagus and other conditions.

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