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Achieving patients’ optimal heart health and well-being is priority number one at CompleteCare Cardiology, and that quest begins with education. Besides offering our patients the highest quality of care for heart disease and related internal medicine conditions, our team of trained professionals takes the extra steps necessary to ensure that each patient remains well-informed about the most effective personal care practices necessary to ultimately take charge of their respective individual health. This includes lifestyle modifications, ranging from monitoring and adjusting diet and exercise habits to controlling one’s weight. This includes knowing risk factors, every option available on the table, and recognizing the importance of a strong, reliable support network. This includes accepting that the proper maintenance of one’s heart health is a mutually shared goal and ambition. At CompleteCare Cardiology, we believe true, long-lasting homeostasis can be wholly realized through a collaborative partnership of patients, family, and the physician (us). This union is forged of trust, understanding and cooperation, but most importantly, communication. Explore this website. Peruse its many useful and informative resources. Through this site and its myriad features we hope to inform, advise and inspire you, the patient, along the road toward optimal health and wellness. We’ll get there, we assure you. And we’ll arrive Together.

Make an appointment with your physician every year.

1. Physician

Make an appointment with your physician every year (your birthday is an easy date to remember). Get your blood pressure and cholesterol checked, and discuss your diet and exercise regimen.

Increase your daily exercise by five minutes until you are doing at least 30 minutes most of the week.

2. Tone to TV

An easy way to add exercise to your day: step, march or jog in place for at least 15 minutes a day while watching television instead of sitting on the couch. Increase by five minutes until you are doing at least 30 minutes most of the week.

Drink plenty of water. Carry a water bottle with you throughout the day.

3. Hydrate

Drink plenty of water. Carry a water bottle with you throughout the day. An added bonus – carrying a water bottle can help tone and strengthen your arms as well.

Have easy to eat and healthy snacks available and in front of your refrigerator and cabinets.

4. Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Hide unhealthy foods. Have easy to eat and healthy snacks available and in front of your refrigerator and cabinets. If you keep eating healthy snacks, you can turn bad eating habits into good eating habits.

Eating foods high in saturated fats or trans fats can elevate your cholesterol levels.

5. Cut Cholesterol

Eating foods high in saturated fats or trans fats can elevate your cholesterol levels. Pick foods low in saturated fats or trans fats, such as lean chicken, turkey, fruits and vegetables, low-fat or fat-free dairy products, and whole grains.

Lower your blood pressure by watching your salt (sodium) consumption.

6. Shake the Salt Habit

Lower your blood pressure by watching your salt (sodium) consumption. Watch out for salt hiding under different names, such as sodium sulfite, sodium caseinate, disodium phosphate, monosodium glutamate.

Stop smoking!

7. Kick Butt

Stop smoking! A four step plan that can help you quit smoking: Day one – cut the number of cigarettes you smoke in half. Day three – cut the number of cigarettes you smoke in half again. Day five – cut the number of cigarettes you smoke in half again. Day seven – QUIT!

Carrying extra weight increases your risk of heart disease, diabetes and strokes.

8. Shed Pounds

Carrying extra weight increases your risk of heart disease, diabetes and strokes. To achieve steady, healthy weight loss, start by cutting 200 to 300 calories a day from your diet. Also, exercise 30 minutes regularly.

Don’t let a set back cause you to abandon your new and healthy lifestyle.

9. Don’t Let a Setback Set You Back

If you slip up on eating, smoking or your exercise regimen, get back on track right away. Don’t let a set back cause you to abandon your new and healthy lifestyle.

When you reach a goal, celebrate!

10. Congratulate Yourself

Keep a record of your achievements! When you reach a goal, celebrate!

Dear Patients and Friends,

Due to circumstances beyond our control, CompleteCare Cardiology, the office of Dr. Randy Kiewe, is closing. Dr. Michael L. Friedman of Long Island Heart Associates has been assigned to be the Custodian of Medical Records. If you need an appointment or if you need to pick up a copy of your records, please call his office at (516) 869-3100. His office is located at 2110 Northern Blvd Suite 207 Manhasset NY 11030.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. The staff of CompleteCare Cardiology wish you all good health and we thank you for your kindness, patience, support and understanding.

CompleteCare Cardiology Staff