You can help to prevent coronary artery disease by controlling your risk factors for atherosclerosis. To do this:
Eat a healthy diet.
Reduce your high blood LDL cholesterol ("bad cholesterol").
Reduce high blood pressure.
Lose weight and exercise to prevent diabetes.
Coronary artery disease caused by atherosclerosis is treated with:
Lifestyle changes - These include weight loss in obese...
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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