Course: Managing Your Health

Lead Instructor:  Jay Johnson, MD
 Access:  Public   Status:  Active   Course:  Free
There are few things as important as your health. Dr. Jay Johnson, Chief Medical Officer for WorldDoc and staff Cardiologist at Stanford, gives an in-depth review on key topics related to living a healthy life.

This includes understanding cholesterol and how to lower it with diet, exercise and other therapies; methods for preventing heart disease and managing high blood pressure with lifestyle choices. The Personal Health Series should give you a good base for taking control of your health.

Course Lessons (3)

Free (Registration Required)

Preventing Heart Disease

This show reviews everything from what causes heart disease to the things that can be done to prevent it.
Free (Registration Required)

Managing High Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure or kidney failure. Learn what causes high blood pressure, what your goal should be and the ways to treat it.
Free (Registration Required)

Lowering Your Cholesterol

Knowing what your cholesterol level is and how to get it under control is an important part of reducing your risk of heart disease, the number one killer of men and women in the US.

Course Specs

  • Path Channel: Learn.SkillTrain > > >
  • Date Launched 8/3/2008
  • Length 26 min, 58 sec
  • Cost Free
  • Status Active
  • Code CS-00000044
  • Prerequisite None

Course Goals

Test Your Knowledge

There are not currently any tests related to this course.

Lead Instructor

Jay Johnson, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Editor in Chief

Chief Medical Officer
Stanford CardiologistHolding the position as WorldDoc’s Chief Medical officer and Editor in Chief, Dr. Jay Johnson oversees the development of medical content and integration of emerging treatment options into WorldDoc Health Management System. In addition to his dedication for proactive health product development and enhancement, Jay serves as Attending Staff at Stanford Medical Center.

A recognized cardiovascular disease prevention expert, Jay has worked in cholesterol management and prevention centers from Washington, DC to U.C. San Francisco and U.C. Los Angeles. Congestive heart failure, heart transplantation and adult congenital heart disease belong to Jay’s areas of expertise.