When it comes to cardiovascular disease, my philosophy has always been prevention by early detection
Dr Stephen Fenton

Are you at risk of a heart attack?

Two people die of heart disease every hour.

The Heart Initiative is a program designed to prevent heart attacks. It is a three stage initiative: awareness, education and action – and it starts with you.

Fill in your heart risk-profile below to receive an instant email with your risk-profile and next steps.

My Heart Risk-Profile

Calculate your heart risk-profile by selecting the fields that apply to you. You will receive an instant email with your risk profile and personal recommendation.

IMPORTANT: It is advised that you know your Cholesterol and Blood Pressure before filling out this form (up to 12 months is valid). If you don't know your Cholesterol and Blood Pressure, please visit your local pharmacy or GP.

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Smoking - past history or current (2+ years of over 10/day)
High blood pressure ≥ 140/90mmHg
High cholesterol levels: total cholesterol ≥ 5.5mmol/L or LDL ≥ 3.0mmol/L
Diabetes (on medication or diet-controlled)
One, two or three or more first degree relatives (parent or sibling) with premature heart disease (male under 55 years; female under 60 years)
Being overweight (BMI ≥ 26)
Being sedentary (not exercising for at least 40 mins 3x a week)
Life-long exposure to a high saturated fat diet (e.g. many years of high intake of meat, dairy, lard, deep-fried)
History of obstructive sleep apnoea
History of gout or high uric acid
History of depression, high stress or social isolation
Type A personality (being very driven)
Other lipid abnormalities if known: Lp(a) ≥ 125nmol/L, low HDL ≤ 0.9mmol/L or high triglycerides ≥ 2.0mmol/L
Marathon runner or similar high endurance activity (triathlete; ocean swimming; cyclist)
History of chronic kidney disease
History of chronic inflamatory conditions (psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, HIV/AIDS)
Being of South Asian ancestry
History in pregnancy of pre-eclampsia or gestational diabetes
History of premature menopause (younger than 40 years)

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Enter your details and you will receive your risk-profile and personal recommendation via email. One of our friendly staff at Bligh Street Cardiology will assess your profile, and if necessary, advise you on the next steps.