referring to It’s American Heart Month, sponsored by the American Heart Association.
Last year, nearly 30 percent of deaths in the Mid-South were from heart disease and stroke.
GH: Looking at the big picture, how are we doing in Memphis as far as heart health goes?
The American Heart Association’s Rise Above Heart Failure campaign seeks to increase the dialogue about HF and improve the lives of people affected by the condition through awareness, education and support.
“We have a large Hispanic population that has a large percent of cardiovascular disease as well.
As it stated in Skipping breakfast or eating late in the day could raise the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity according to a new study.
Writing in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, researchers from Columbia University said both meal timing and frequency are linked to risk factors for a variety of conditions including heart disease, strokes, high blood pressure, blood glucose levels, obesity, and reduced insulin sensitivity.
The study from a group of American researchers suggests that the time we eat our meal is equally as important as what we eat.
The researchers reviewed other current scientific studies concerning breakfast and heart disease and found that those who eat breakfast daily are less likely to have high cholesterol and blood pressure, while those who skip breakfast and instead snack and graze throughout the day are more likely to be obese, have poor nutrition, or be diagnosed with diabetes.
Top cardiologist sounds alarm over heart disease
As it stated in Top cardiologist sounds alarm over heart diseaseEmbargoed – not for broadcast or publication before 31 January 2017Top cardiologist sounds alarm over heart diseaseOn the eve of the Heart Foundation’s February Annual Appeal, the charity’s Medical Director Gerry Devlin has sounded a grim warning that heart disease could be on the rise.
“Another report from the Ministry of Health also identifies coronary heart disease as the leading disease responsible for health loss in 2013,” Devlin says.
“Further afield, US mortality rates are showing that Americans are now dying from heart disease at a faster rate.
The Heart Foundation is New Zealand’s leading independent funder of heart research.
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