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What is a Lipid Specialist?

Lipid specialists reduce deaths related to high cholesterol and other lipid disorders.  They treat patients with elevated cholesterol and other lipid disorders to prevent the development of cardiovascular diseases, like stroke and heart attack. Lipids are fats and normal levels...
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New Press Release – Kathleen Drinan Awarded Diplomate Status

Kathleen Drinan DO, FACC, a local cardiologist in private practice, has recently been awarded Diplomate status with the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology (ACCL). The ACCL is a nonprofit certifying organization dedicated to reducing the morbidity and mortality from dyslipidemia...
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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

The Risk of Elevated Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Elevated blood pressure during pregnancy, regardless of type and even without known risk factors, raises a woman’s risk of later cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease and diabetes mellitus. This has been confirmed...
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At Risk – Understanding the details

Do You Know Your Risk Level for Heart Disease? You are considered AT RISK for developing cardiovascular disease if you have one or more of the following: – Cigarette smoking – Hypertension – Total cholesterol > or = 200 mg/dL,...
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High Risk – Understanding the details

Do You Know Your Risk Level for Heart Disease? You are considered HIGH RISK for developing cardiovascular disease if you have one or more of the following: – Existing coronary heart disease (heart attack, bypass surgery, heart stents) – Stroke...
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Aaron’s Story

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-fieZ9zBis&feature=relmfu Watch this video to hear  Aaron talk about  how he survived a near fatal heart attack at age 42…....
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