Couple 1

A primary mission of Tuscan Cardiovascular Center is to educate our patients on preventative techniques with regards to maintaining a healthy heart. Below are a few of our favorite links as well as checklists that we share with our patients. You’ll also find information on common procedures that we perform.

As always, if you have any questions regarding diet, exercise, warning signs, procedures or more, please call Tuscan Cardiovascular Center at (972) 253-2505.

Health Information

Healthy Eating Tips
Heart-healthy diet: 7 steps to prevent heart disease
Mediterranean diet: Choose this heart-healthy diet option
The South Beach Diet

Insight to Exercise
Heart Failure: Exercise for a Healthy Heart
Physical Activity and Public Health: Updated Recommendation for Adults
Physical Activity for People with Heart Failure

Cardiovascular Health
Heart Attack Warning Signs
ASCVD Risk Calculator

Understanding Syncope
Vasovagal Syncope

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Medicare Preventive Guidelines

Varicose Veins
Good Morning America Segment on Varicose Veins


By J. Douglas Overbeck, M.D., F.A.C.C.

ASCVD Risk Estimator:  A New Way to Determine Cardiovascular Risk

Aspirin:  Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

Stroke of Genius: Prevention Guidelines for Women

PAD in Women: Have you done your homework?