CardioNerds Amit Goyal and returning guest Dr. Zach Il’Giovine explore the patient’s perspective on cardiovascular prevention with the star patient of this series: Kanak Amin. to explore the patient perspective on cardiovascular prevention. Mr. Amin tells us about his perspectives on being a heart patient and offers important advice for both patients and providers on the. He gives us many pearls, but especially highlights the importance of diabetes education, cardiac rehabilitation, engaging loved ones, and getting to know the patient on a deeper level.
Special messages from Dr. Wael Jaber and Dr. Nishant Shah, who both knew Mr. Amin as a colleague, friend, and patient.
We are truly honored to be producing the Cardionerds CVD Prevention Series in collaboration with the American Society for Preventive Cardiology! The ASPC is an incredible resource for learning, networking, and promoting the ideals of cardiovascular prevention! This series is kicked off by a message from Dr. Amit Khera, President of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology and President of the SouthWest Affiliate of the American Heart Association.
Kanak Amin is the Program Manager of the Radiochemistry Nuclear Medicine program at Cleveland Clinic. His hobbies and interests include woodworking, learning Wall Street and the financial world as well as computer web design. We are so appreciative this phenomenal patient perspective on cardiovascular prevention!
Dr. Zachary Il’Giovine is a general cardiology fellow at the Cleveland Clinic. He received his medical degree from the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine before completing internal medicine training at Duke University. He has clinical interests in advanced heart failure and cardiac critical care. Outside of the hospital he loves playing soccer and spending time with his wife Clare and son Luca.