Support Services for Cardiac Patients

Heart and Vascular staff at workWe know that heart disease affects more than just your heart — it can have other physical and emotional effects as well.

At the University of Maryland, we provide you with all the care and support you need during your health care journey.

Our holistic approach to heart care means we care for you, not only your heart. Our support services include:

Read more about the treatments and services we provide.

Nutrition Services for Heart Patients

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Proper nutrition can go a long way in preventing and managing heart disease. The nutrition staff, as part of your heart care team, provides exceptional, personalized care to help promote positive outcomes.

We provide clinical nutrition services to all of our heart patients before and after surgery:

  • Our dietetic technician and dietitian work together to screen, assess and monitor you on a regular basis. 
  • We integrate appropriate diet recommendations, including specialized nutrition support, into your care plan.
  • We provide nutrition education as well as needed.