cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular Disease

Absolute cardiovascular risk

The first Australian Guidelines for the assessment of absolute cardiovascular disease risk are now available. These guidelines were developed to support health professionals in the assessment of absolute cardiovascular risk.

NPS MedicineWise

NPS MedicineWise is an independent, not-for-profit and evidence-based organisation that provide practical tools which aim to improve the way health technologies, medicines and medical tests are prescribed and used.

Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute

The Institute's science strategy reflects the breadth of the areas of work, focussing on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of chronic disease.


The Heart Foundation has developed a low-to-moderate intensity exercise program called Heartmoves, designed for people who are living with health conditions.

Absolute risk resources for health professionals

Contains risk calculator, charts, guidelines and National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA) resources

Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation's work includes funding cardiovascular research, guiding health professionals on preventing and treating heart disease and advocating to government and industry to improve heart health in Australia.

10,000 steps program

10,000 Steps is a free health promotion program that encourages the use of step-counting pedometers to monitor your daily physical activity levels.

Cardiology Research Review

This Review features key medical articles from global cardiology journals.


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