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Littleton Adventist Hospital and
South Denver Cardiology Associates are proud to offer Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™ – the first and only program that is scientifically proven to slow, stop, and even reverse the progression of heart disease.
This Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation program brings about its life-changing results by helping participants adopt and sustain lifestyle changes in four areas of their lives: what they eat; how active they are; how they respond to stress; and how much love & support they have in their lives. By optimizing these four elements, the program empowers them to minimize their reliance on medications, avoid future surgeries, and most importantly, re-take control of their health.
Why enroll in the Ornish Lifestyle Medicine program? Because of the results. The program is
scientifically proven to:
Our participants are the living embodiment of these results; visit
our testimonial page to hear their stories.
Participants experience the Ornish Lifestyle Medicine program within a small and consistent group of peers, all of whom share the common goal of reversing their heart disease and improving their well-being. Each group of participants is led by an unchanging team of clinicians, who—over the course of 72 hours—help participants reverse the progression of their heart disease.
This proven, non-invasive program consists of 18, four-hour sessions focused on bringing about sustainable lifestyle changes in four equally weighted elements: personalized nutrition, exercise, love and support, and stress management.
Anyone. The question that we hear most often from potential participants is “Can I actually do it?” The answer, unequivocally, is yes. Our participants adhere to the program at an unprecedented 91% rate because once they enroll, they start feeling so much better, so quickly, that they cannot imagine returning to their old ways of living.
The program has been so effective in undoing years of damage to the heart that Medicare and other insurers have made the decision to cover it under a new benefit category, Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation – making it the first program of its kind to receive this level of support. Call your insurance company to verify your benefits. Qualifying criteria for the program includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the following:
Ornish Lifestyle Medicine can help prevent heart disease as well as reverse it – which makes it a great treatment option for those with risk factors of heart disease (diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or obesity) and those with heart disease alike.
To enroll or hear more about the program, call 303-74HEART or visit
We can’t wait to work with you to take control of your heart disease.
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