Too Much Of A Good Thing? Extreme Performance Athletes May Be At Risk For Cardiac ArrhythmiasYou probably know that regular, moderate exercise can result in many health benefits. But you may be surprised to learn that prolonged, intensive endurance exercise on an Olympian scale can actually damage your heart.
The Truth About Chocolate And Your HeartWhile you may not hear "Take two chocolates and call me in the morning" after a visit to the cardiologist, chocolate really is a food with health benefits for your heart.
Risky Mix: How Drugstore Remedies And Foods Affect Your Heart MedicationIt’s no secret that certain drugs can interact with each other. What you may not know is that certain everyday foods and over-the-counter (OTC) remedies can also interact with cardiovascular medications, sometimes with serious health consequences.
VIDEO: Ladies Learn To Protect Heart HealthMost women lead busy lives caring for their families, their homes, and their careers—though some may not often think about Coronary Heart Disease and their overall heart health.
VIDEO: Five Steps To Heart HealthYou can’t see it and usually can’t feel it—according to the American Heart Association, 79 million Americans have Cardiovascular Disease.
VIDEO: Unique Service Saves Heart PatientA patient shares her story after suffering a stroke at the age of 33. Today, Lily Burns is healthy and active after undergoing surgery to repair a hole in her heart.
Innovative Ways To Manage Your DiabetesEducators, physicians and patient advocates at Joslin Diabetes Center are using social media and smartphone apps to help people eat and live healthier and have fun at the same time.
New Insulin Delivery DevicesPatients with diabetes now have a variety of methods from which to choose in order to deliver the insulin they need to manage their disease.
When To Consider Weight Loss SurgeryStudies have confirmed that weight loss surgery can have a huge impact on diabetes. Research shows those who had surgery, experienced a 92 percent lower death rate from diabetes.
Staying Smart About Drinking During The Holidays’Tis the season for holiday cheer, and that often means enjoying alcoholic beverages. Alcohol consumption should always be discussed with your doctor, especially if you have diabetes.
The Key To A Healthy Diet During The HolidaysEating right during the holidays can be tough for anyone, but people with diabetes face particular challenges because diet can have an immediate effect on their health.