Prevent Heart Disease

A Swedish study showed that men who did these five things reduced their heart risk by 80 percent.
10 Things You Can Do Today to Prevent/Reverse Heart Disease
Read the one-page summary of what Dr. Charles Katzenberg and Edna Silva, RN, learned during 25 years of teaching the Heart Series, a 12-week heart disease prevention education program. Visit the Heart Series 25th Anniversary webpage for videos, including Dr. Katzenberg's community lecture: "Preventing Heart Disease for 25 Years: What We've Learned," and alumni success stories. Read 10 Things.

Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Dr. Charles Katzenberg's "Healthy Dose" blogpost helps decipher the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines.

One-Page Guide to Heart-Healthy Food
Do you find the U.S. Dietary Guidelines lacking in specifics on foods to eat or avoid? You're not alone. To help, Charles Katzenberg, MD, compiled a one-page list of heart-healthy foods
Watch a video lecture by Charles Katzenberg, MD, clinical professor of medicine at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and a board-certified cardiologist.  He developed a heart disease prevention program called the HEART series, which is offered twice each year.   Watch video

Women & Heart Disease
When it comes to women’s health, should we be looking more deeply into matters of a women’s chest, not just the breast? Especially since 1 in 3 women will die from cardiovascular disease, compared with 1 in 31 who will die from breast cancer. Heart disease doesn’t discriminate; it is the leading cause of death whether you’re black, white or Latina. Read More

Let’s Increase Awareness of Health Disparities in Heart Failure

Heart failure disproportionately affects racial/ethnic minorities and women. Recognizing racial/ethnic and sex differences is the first step to overcome these disparities. Dr. Khadijah Breathett encourages a concerted effort by patients, providers, and the health system to ensure equitable health care to all. So let’s bridge this gap together! Read More

Since You Can’t Select Your Family, Choose a Risk-reducing Lifestyle

As an African American woman, Wanda F. Moore is aware that she is in one of the highest risk groups of dying from heart disease and that her non-inherited risk factors are manageable. "In spite of my healthy, active, watch-my-food-intake lifestyle, I too became a victim of heart disease, said Moore, a member the Sarver Heart Center Board and Women's Heart Health Education Committee and chair of the Minority Outreach CommitteeRead More

Top 10 Tips to Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke
Understand your risks and take charge of factors you can control.

Know Your Numbers
Control and treat blood pressure, cholesterol and triglycerides to keep your heart healthy.
Calculate Your Body Mass Index

Aspirin Therapy
Does daily aspirin therapy prevent cardiovascular disease?

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