Category Archives: Heart Problems

I dreamed I discussed personal accountability in healthcare with Joe Biden!

My dream last night featured Vice President Joe Biden.  In the dream, I met him in an office setting, and we had an extended discussion about how to inject some accountability into individual health care. Healthcare isn’t really about insurance companies, … Continue reading

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Meet Dr. Esselstyn and his amazing diet for preventing heart attacks

It’s almost the last day of February – Heart Month — and last time I checked (5 minutes ago)  cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States; with one in every three deaths is from heart … Continue reading

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Do A Risk Assessment on your Health

Have you ever done a Risk Assessment?   It’s a formal process that takes into account where you are now, what the risks are in the current situation, how to improve the situation and how, and in what order, to … Continue reading

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Obesity and How We Subsidize Heart Problems & Diabetes

Chris Christy is a guy who looks like he is heavy enough to be pre-diabetic, must have high blood pressure, probably high cholesterol, too. We all know what this fat-syndrome looks like.  Michelle Obama knows, with her emphasis on reducing … Continue reading

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