Course: Managing Your Health

Lead Instructor: Jay Johnson, MD
 Access:  All   Status:  Active   Full Course Price:  Free
There are few things as important as your health. Dr. Jay Johnson, Chief Medical Officer for WorldDoc and staff Cardiologist at Stanford, gives an in-depth review on key topics related to living a healthy life.

This includes understanding cholesterol and how to lower it with diet, exercise and other therapies; methods for preventing heart disease and managing high blood pressure with lifestyle choices. The Personal Health Series should give you a good base for taking control of your health.

Course Lessons (3)

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Preventing Heart Disease

Heart disease and strokes cause more death and disability than any other medical condition more than all cancers combined. This show reviews everything from what causes heart disease to the things that can be done to prevent it.

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Managing High Blood Pressure

Over 65 million Americans have high blood pressure and almost three quarters of those (70%) do not have it under control. Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure or kidney failure. It's called the “silent killer”. In this show, Dr. Johnson covers everything from what causes high blood pressure to what your goal blood pressure should be to the ways to treat high blood pressure.

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Lowering Your Cholesterol

Knowing what your cholesterol level is and how to get it under control is an important part of reducing your risk of heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in the US. This show, brought to you by Sierra Health Services, covers everything from what cholesterol is, to what your cholesterol should be, to what can be done about high cholesterol.


Course Specs

Course Chapters

There are no individual chapters available for this course.

Course Goals

  1. Understand the Course topic
  2. Refine your ability to execute the techniques presented in the Course
  3. Become familiar with drills that can be used to develop your skills
  4. Achieve significant proficiency in the material

Testing & Certification

There are not currently any tests or certifications for this course.

Jay Johnson, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Editor in Chief

Chief Medical Officer
Stanford CardiologistHolding the position as WorldDoc’s Chief Medical officer and Editor in Chief, Dr. Jay Johnson oversees the development of medical content and integration of emerging treatment options into WorldDoc Health Management System. In addition to his dedication for proactive health product development and enhancement, Jay serves as Attending Staff at Stanford Medical Center.

A recognized cardiovascular disease prevention expert, Jay has worked in cholesterol management and prevention centers from Washington, DC to U.C. San Francisco and U.C. Los Angeles. Congestive heart failure, heart transplantation and adult congenital heart disease belong to Jay’s areas of expertise.

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