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A primary mission of Baylor Scott & White Tuscan Cardiovascular and Vein 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 BSW Tuscan Cardiovascular and Vein 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 Ame​rica 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?

Five Wa​ys to Manage Stress

Track to Wellness in the Ne​w Year

Erase Varicose Veins wi​th Non-Surgical Treatment

Carotid Ultrasound: Get t​he Clear Picture to a Healthy Heart

Be Sweet to Yo​ur Heart

Ladies, Trea​t Your Heart this Valentine’s Day


In the News

Dr. Overbeck Selected as Texas Supe​r Doctor in Texas Monthly for the 10th Time

Telling Their Story: Interv​entional cardiology—getting it right

Minimally Invasive Treatme​nt for Varicose Veins Now Available in Granbury

Dr. Overbeck Selected as Texas Super Doctor​ (PDF)

Dr. Overbeck Wins Patients Choice Award (PDF)​

J Douglas Overbeck MD, FACC Na​med Reader’s Choice Winner by Living Magazine

J. Douglas Overbeck, MD Named 2017 Texas Super Doctor by Texas M​onthly