Category Archives: Heart Disease

Half of Those With Disabilities Are Inactive

Half of those who are disabled aren’t getting the recommended amount of heart-healthy aerobic activity, and it’s putting their health at risk, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

According to the study, 11.6 …

Life With Type 2: Science Catches Up to Our Experiences

Scientists will tell you that they don’t consider anecdotes-personal stories about something-to be evidence that establishes a fact. Say you have 10 people swear they’ve been abducted by aliens, and all of their descriptions of the kidnapers match. That still …

Raising Apnea Awareness through Sleep Apnea Prevention Project

NFL fans were stunned when football legend Reggie White – known as the Minister of Defense throughout his career with the Green Bay Packers – died in 2004 at the age of 43 from issues related to obstructive sleep apnea.…

Researchers Discover Biological Link Between Diabetes and Heart Disease

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — UC Davis Health System researchers have identified for the first time a biological pathway that is activated when blood sugar levels are abnormally high and causes irregular heartbeats, a condition known as cardiac arrhythmia that is linked …

How Dottie Kept Her Prediabetes in Check

You may be in jeopardy. You may be in danger with blood sugar levels higher than normal. You may have prediabetes.

Prediabetes is a condition in which blood sugar levels in the blood stream are high enough to be abnormal, …

Veganism and Diabetes

As I was sitting in the hospital after a heart attack, my cardiologist walked in and said, “You have to stop eating meat.” “Red meat?” I asked hopefully. “All meat,” he replied firmly. It was disconcerting, to say the least, …

A Scary Prediction: Half of American Adults Obese

Just take a look around. It’s pretty clear that many of us are carrying more weight than we used to. Obesity has skyrocketed in recent years, and it’s not about to stop. Roughly one in three adults is obese today, …