Heart Disease Prevention Program

Personalized Evaluations

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital offers personal programs for the evaluation and prevention of known or suspected heart disease or other cardiovascular conditions in children. Physicians can evaluate children with controlled and standardized exercise tests that are done in our state-of-the-art exercise laboratory. An exercise physiologist can prescribe safe levels of exercise to enhance health outcomes and quality of life and to manage or prevent disease progression.

Evaluations for Other Health Conditions

Our program also offers evaluations for children with other health conditions, such as:

Our team of physicians and specialists may give individualized health plans that include:

  • Dietary counseling
  • Exercise management
  • Other prescription programs
  • Instructions on how to properly manage
    • Diet
    • Dosages and symptoms of medications
    • Exercise
    • Other lifestyle interventions