Friday, December 19, 2014

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People with diabetes have a higher that risk of developing heart disease, thus putting them at a higher risk for stroke and heart attack. People with diabetes should have their cholesterol and blood pressure levels tested often, and follow a heart-healthy diet.

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A recent study reported that l-carnitine supplements improved patient outcomes after heart attacks. The supplement readily available and is claimed to increase energy, weight loss, and athletic performance. Carnitine is also found in high amounts in red meat.   But wait! A week or so before this story appeared, another study was published…

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Gretchen Becker, Health Guide, commented on Is Eating Meat Dangerous? Aggie, I agree. Same is true of the Neal Barnard diet.

05/01/13

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David Mendosa, Health Guide, posted Cholesterol Myths The cholesterol issue is at the heart of every dietary recommendation for the past 30 years, says Dr.…

11/22/12

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Gretchen Becker, Health Guide, posted Look Ahead Study Canceled A federal study designed to test whether intensive lifestyle modification can reduce cardiac…

10/20/12

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Gretchen Becker, Health Guide, commented on Inefficacy in Diabetes Heart Treatment… There's some truth to what you say, but it doesn't make sense in the…

03/17/10

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