Category Archives: heart disease

Diabetes: A Call to Action

Ask yourself, “Do you have prediabetes?”  A family history of diabetes?  Or, do you have risk factors associated for type 2 diabetes?  Signs of diabetes can include: unusual thirst, extreme hunger, unusual weight loss, and can progress to blurred vision … Continue reading

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Men’s Health: Suggested Checkups and Tests for Men

In general, the tests and screenings men needs depend on one’s individual risks, medical histories, and age.  It’s always recommended to have regular doctor visits in order to know what you need to keep up with your health.  The following … Continue reading

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Study: Stroke Survival Better for Senior Citizens Living in Sociable Neighborhoods

A recent study published by the American Heart Association revealed that for seniors living in a supportive or closely-knit environments, stroke survival rates was better than other health or socioeconomic factors.  According to the research published in Stroke: Journal of … Continue reading

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2 top research advances in fighting heart disease and stroke for 2010.

  Recently, the American Heart Association & the American Stroke Association unveiled their list of the top 10 major advances in heart disease and stroke research for 2010.  Compiling the list since 1996, AHA president Ralph Sacco said, “We have … Continue reading

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