Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Our Cholesterol Experts

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro

Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist

How Low Should Your Blood Pressure Really Be?

One out of three U.S. adults, 33 percent, have high blood pressure. This equals around 70 million Americans.


About 65 percent over the age of 60 have high blood pressure.


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Melanie Thomassian

Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro


Heart Healthy Vegetarian Diet

Many vegetarians rely too much on white carbs, overly processed meat alternatives, and cheese, to reach their energy needs. But, regularly eating this type of diet is not healthy for your heart.


A vegetarian diet can, however, be very healthful and nutritious, when carefully planned to include all of the essential nutrients,... Read moreChevron

posted 05/03/2011, comments (0)|
Dr. William Davis

Dr. William Davis, Health Pro

Heart Disease Specialist

Whole Grains May be Bad for Health

Arthritis is no small matter.


One in seven Americans, or 47 million people, have been diagnosed by their doctors with the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis, the familiar form of arthritis that leaves the knees, hips, and other joints painful.


What starts as mild joint pain and stiffness,... Read moreChevron

Dr. Kang

Dr. Kang, Health Pro


What is LDL Apheresis?

In my last blog concerning the genetic disorder called familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), I mentioned an invasive treatment called LDL apheresis as a potential therapy when medications do not reach target goals.  Apheresis is a procedure in which whole blood is... Read moreChevron

posted 02/04/2009, comments (0)|
Dr. Larry Weinrauch

Dr. Larry Weinrauch, Health Guide

Cardiovascular Internist

Alcohol Consumption and Heart Disease Prevention: How Much is Enough?

The newspapers these days seem to be full of studies that tell us that alcohol may be good for certain things (like preventing heart disease and stroke) while telling us that it's bad for other things (like the liver and memory). I am often asked by my patients, their... Read moreChevron

posted 08/25/2008, comments (0)|