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Practice Locations

Northwest Cardiovascular Associates, S.C.
880 W. Central Rd.
Suite 7100
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: (847)392-7810
Fax: (847)392-7834


Health Calculators

The health-monitoring calculators and assessment tools are a quick and easy way to help you make important lifestyle choices about diet, exercise and much more. These tools offer valuable information and tips on assessing your risk for heart disease and how you can improve your overall health.

* Health Interactive tools require users to enter personal health information. Remember, only a physician is qualified to diagnose and treat your health.

Topics of Interest:

Heart Disease Risk What is your risk of developing heart disease in the next ten years, based on the Framingham Heart Study
Calories Burned Find out how many calories you burn by doing a variety of activities
Ideal Weight Based on height, gender and frame size, this provides your healthy-weight range
Target Heart Rate Learn the range should you be keeping your heart rate withing when exercising
What Is Your Risk for a Stroke if You Have Atrial Fibrillation? This interactive tool measures the chance of having a stroke in the next 5 years, for people who are age 55 or older and have atrial fibrillation.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Based on weight and height, BMI is a common standard for determining if a person is overweight or obese
Is You Weight Incresing Your Health Risk? This interactive tool estimates your risk of weight-related diseases by using your body mass index (BMI) along with your waist measurement and other factors.
Cost of Smoking Find out how much money you or a loved one are spending on cigarettes each year


The information on the Patient Education pages is provided by and is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.

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