Heart Healthy News Briefs

Heart Healthy Updates

January 20, 2015

  New Programs Help Low-Income Communities Get Heart Healthy A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association examines low-cost methods for low-income communities to get heart healthy and prevent chronic disease.  A 40-year study of Franklin County, a low-income area in [...]

Diabetes Health Updates

January 19, 2015

  People with Type 1 Diabetes May Need Different Blood Glucose Goals Low blood glucose (called hypoglycemia) can be especially dangerous for people with type 1 diabetes. If they don’t keep their blood glucose high enough, they can face serious problems like losing consciousness or even [...]

The Heart Healthy News Brief: January 12 to 18, 2015

January 15, 2015

Whole grains may extend life Whole grains are the fiber rich, natural forms of the carbohydrates that you are told to consume daily as part of a heart healthy lifestyle.  And not only are whole grains good for your heart, but they are also good for extending your life.  A study in the Journal of [...]

The Heart Healthy News Brief: November 17 to 23, 2014

November 23, 2014

  Early signs of heart disease signal heart attack risk When you go to your healthcare provider and they find that your cholesterol or blood pressure are a above normal, it is unlikely that you will be given a medicine to treat them. More likely than not, you will be told to eat healthier, [...]

The Heart Healthy News Brief: November 10 to 16, 2014

November 14, 2014

  Early signs of heart disease seen in obese youth It is never too early to get your health on track. A recent study found that overweight and obese youth with no diseases and taking no medicines showed early risk factors for heart disease.  Compared with normal weight youth, overweight and [...]

The Heart Healthy News Brief: October 6 to 12, 2014

October 6, 2014

  Good fats can help conquer heart disease If you have heart disease or have heart disease risk factors such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol, you may be told to lower the fat in your diet. You may think that fat is something that should be avoided in a heart healthy diet, but quite [...]
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