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cardiovascular disease

What bothers men the most? A big waist or erectile dysfunction?

What bothers men the most? A big waist or erectile dysfunction?

There seems to be no end to the number of ailments aggravated or caused by diet. And it seems to be tough for people to give up eating the stuff they just love in the interest of  avoiding body fat or an ailment. But some ailments, […]

Stop banging on the door. Use your key!

Stop banging on the door. Use your key!

Everybody wants to be healthy. Or maybe we just don’t want to be sick. Isn’t that the same? So the question is, how do we get that to happen? The answer is to use your key. “Get serious,” my editor said. “You have to stop […]

“Those with cardiovascular disease not identified with diabetes…are simply undiagnosed.”

“Those with cardiovascular disease not identified with diabetes…are simply undiagnosed.”

  Any heart disease in your family? Do you have any kind of heart or artery disease? Odds are really good because cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of death in America. And maybe you are kinda worried about that heart attack, stroke, or  aneurysm. […]

Reduce Diabetes Risk of Bad Stuff

Reduce Diabetes Risk of Bad Stuff

This can be really scary. Folks with diabetes almost always have some bad stuff, stuff like nerve damage in our feet, eyes, and kidneys as examples.This is not “so what” stuff, rather these can be the beginning of pain, amputations, blindness, and kidney failure. Pat […]

What are your triglycerides and HDL cholesterol? Do you care?

What are your triglycerides and HDL cholesterol? Do you care?

What are your triglycerides and HDL cholesterol? Do you care? When I ask people who are diabetic or those worried about their “cholesterol” what their trigs and HDL measures are, they rarely know. And yet these are crucial pieces of information relative to heart disease […]