Patient Resources

One of Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute of Greater Sacramento's goals is to help you identify what your cardiology risks may be and equip you with the tools necessary to lead a heart-healthy lifestyle.

Heart & Vascular Resources in Sacramento

Dignity Health Heart and Vascular Institute also offers a number of classes to assist patients in managing their heart and vascular disease. Classes include:

Cardiovascular Education Forum & Support Group

Hear from speakers on a variety of topics and find support from others with similar conditions (free).

Call 916.453.4514 for dates and location


Telephone-based education and medication management program to treat heart failure.

Call 916.564.2880 for more information

Diabetes Management & Nutrition

Learn better management of blood sugar, medications, exercise, healthy food choices (free).

Call 916.453.4514 for monthly class

Call 916.851.2793 for 6-week series

Healthier Living with Chronic Disease

Manage your condition better; reduce anxiety, fatigue and pain (free).

Call 916.851.3793 for 6-week series

Healthy Heart Education Classes

Topics include stress management, introduction to Congestive Heart Failure, cardiovascular and diabetic diet (free).

Call 916.537.5296 (MSJ) for monthly class

Heart Healthy Diet

Topics include heart healthy cooking and diet tips (free).

Call 916.453.4514 for monthly class

Smoking Cessation Class

Help for those committed to quitting for good. Cost of class is $70.

Call 916.453.4268 (MGH) to register


We offer many other resources to help patients maintain heart health, including Support Groups. Learn more about our Tools for Heart Health and Women's Heart Health resources.