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What Works Fact Sheet: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Control

Resource Summary

A blue transparent image of a human torso; the heart is featured in bright red, with a blue EKG line running through it, represents interventions to prevent and control cardiovascular disease.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to prevent cardiovascular disease. It is designed to help clinical and public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to reduce patients’ risk for cardiovascular disease. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.