CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: heart health

Blogpost: That One Second Decision

Everything was going great. You had your morning oatmeal with flaxseed and blueberries and did your morning walk.  You pull into Starbucks to order a tall black coffee and in a split second before the barrister takes your order you change to a venti Christmas Ginger Latte with whipped cream.  You drink it and in […]
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Blogpost: How Does Your Nutrition Plan Hold Up on Thanksgiving?

By this time most people have their Thanksgiving dining plans finalized.  We all grew up with our own traditions and memories.   I hope you are surrounded by friends and family and are enjoying happiness and good health.   Interestingly,  most people in our practice said they would be dining  out or going to another […]
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Blogpost: American Heart Association Says Just Move!

New physical activity guidelines were released by the American Heart Association (AHA) at the annual meeting.  They added to the current guidelines.  However, approximately 80% of Americans are currently not meeting the previous guidelines.  What!  Of course physicians are quick to point the finger and pull out presciption pads to write for BP and cholesterol […]
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Blogpost: What is Your Purpose for Eating Out?

When I was growing up, my family would go out to dinner occasionally on Saturday night.  I can recall about three or four restaurant choices.  We got dressed up and were joined by my parents friends.  It was a time that I learned to sit in a chair and learn appropriate behaviors.  There were few […]
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Podcast: How to Prevent a Heart Attack

Welcome and thank you for listening. I have been a practicing cardiologist for over 25 years. I am still surprised when I hear people say that they did not expect they or their family members would have a heart attack. They did not see it coming despite all the warning signs. Many people have said […]
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Blogpost: Is Bariatric Surgery as good for Patients as Hospitals?

The first hospitals were Almshouses. They were run predominately by Catholic nuns. No one was turned away, and caring for the sick and the needy was the only focus. Hundreds of years later, and mainly in the last forty years, insurance companies came on the scene and a game began that turned hospitals into corporate, […]
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