WISEWOMAN:
Well-Integrated Screening and Evaluation for WOMen Across the Nation

The WISEWOMAN programs provides screenings and services to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured women, ages 40-64, to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Critical Screenings and Support 

  • Heart disease and stroke risk factor screenings (blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, body mass index also known as BMI, and smoking)

  • Health risk assessment

  • Medical history

  • Risk reduction counseling

  • Follow-up for patients with heart disease and stroke risk factors (after health risk assessment and risk reduction counseling, if needed)

Healthy Behavior Support Options 

  • Health coaching

  • Evidence-based lifestyle programs that address nutrition and physical activity

  • Community-based resources that address individual risk factors and support lifestyle change

Benefits include:

  • Access to screenings, services, and support 

  • Reduction in the risk of heart disease and stroke 

  • Promotion of of lifelong heart-healthy lifestyle changes

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