Heart Failure Clinic at UnityPoint Health - Meriter

Heart Failure Clinic

Being diagnosed with heart failure can be scary, but when successfully managed with medications and healthy lifestyle changes, you can go on to live a long and full life.

For most people, a diagnosis of heart failure brings with it many lifestyle changes. From managing new medications to coping with physical activity restrictions, to breaking old habits and forming new ones, heart failure management is an integral part of the way in which you live your life.

Managing Heart Failure

Making lifestyles changes—sometimes major—can be overwhelming, but that's why we're here. We are committed to simplifying your journey to good health.

At the Heart & Vascular Institute, our Heart Failure Clinic can provide the tools and guidance you need to be successful in managing your condition. Your plan may include:

  • Frequent or scheduled monitoring and check-ups
  • Blood pressure and daily fluid intake management
  • Dietary strategy and supervision
  • Physical activity planning

By applying comprehensive resources, support and education, we strive to ensure that heart failure will not stand between you and the healthy future you deserve. By choosing us as your partner, you gain access to the care and expertise of a team of health care providers specializing in heart failure management, as well a multidisciplinary system of experts, from cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons to dietitians and exercise physiologists—all here to support you.

Your primary care provider will be essential to the management and treatment of your condition as, together, we coordinate care around what's best for your life and your heart.

Expert Care

Our Heart Failure Clinic is staffed with an outstanding group of specialists and is led by Jaya Krishna, MD.

To learn more or make an appointment with our team of experienced health professionals who understand the complexities of heart failure, please contact us today.