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REDUCING YOUR RISK OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: WHAT IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

July 17th, 2011

High blood pressure is not an “all-or-nothing” problem. There are gradations in severity of high blood pressure; the significance of your blood pressure and the response you and your physician should make to alter it depend on how high it is.The diastolic pressure, the systolic pressure, or both may be elevated. Elevated diastolic pressure promotes [...]

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PREVENTING CARDIOVASCULAR COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES

February 2nd, 2011

Diabetes mellitus is responsible for several health complications, including an increased risk for vascular disease and coronary artery disease. Everything else being equal, the risk of heart disease is increased five times in a diabetic woman and two times in a man. The jury is still out, however, on the question of whether careful control [...]

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