The End of Heart Disease

The End of Heart Disease
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Author: Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780062249371
Release: 2016-04-05
Editor: HarperCollins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live, Super Immunity, The End of Diabetes, and The End of Dieting presents a scientifically proven, practical program to prevent and reverse heart disease, the leading cause of death in America—coinciding with the author’s new medical study revealing headline-making findings. Dr. Joel Fuhrman, one of the country’s leading experts on preventative medicine, offers his science-backed nutritional plan that addresses the leading cause of death in America: heart disease. An expert in the science of food, Dr. Fuhrman speaks directly to readers who want to take control of their health and avoid taking medication or undergoing complicated, expensive surgery, the two standard treatments prescribed today. Following the model of his previous programs that have successfully tackled conditions from diabetes to dieting, Dr. Fuhrman’s plan begins with the food we eat. He focuses on a high nutrient per calorie ratio, with a range of options for different needs and conditions. He shows us what to remove and what to add to our diets for optimum heart health, provides menu plans and recipes for heart-healthy meals and snacks, and includes helpful questions for doctors and patients. By understanding heart disease and its triggers, Dr. Fuhrman gives us the knowledge to counter-attack this widespread epidemic and lead longer, healthier lives.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
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Author: Caldwell B. Esselstyn
Pages: 308
ISBN: 9781583333006
Release: 2008
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Presents the plant-based diet developed by the author to treat heart patients, discussing the long-term studies done to prove the effectiveness of his program, along with recipes for salads, soups, main dishes, and desserts that comprise the diet.

The End of Diabetes

The End of Diabetes
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Author: Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780062219992
Release: 2012-12-26
Editor: Harper Collins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live and Super Immunity and one of the country’s leading experts on preventive medicine offers a scientifically proven, practical program to prevent and reverse diabetes—without drugs. At last, a breakthrough program to combat the rising diabetes epidemic and help millions of diabetics, as well as those suffering with high blood pressure and heart disease. Joel Fuhrman, M.D. Research director of the Nutritional Research Foundation, shows you how to live a long, healthy, and happy life—disease free. He offers a complete health transformation, starting with a diet with a high nutrient-per-calorie ratio that can be adapted for individual needs. Dr. Fuhrman makes clear that we don’t have to “control” diabetes. Patients can choose to follow better nutritional guidelines that will control it for them, even before they have lost excess weight. The end result is a medical breakthrough—a comprehensive reversal of the disease.

Beating Heart Disease

Beating Heart Disease
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Author: Diamond Fernandes
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781525502392
Release: 2018-01-12
Editor: FriesenPress

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Heart disease is the number one cause of death and hospitalization in developed countries, and yet it is largely preventable. Think about that for a moment. How is that possible? What is required is good information. Did you know that more than half of those suffering from cardiovascular disease have cholesterol in the normal range? Would it surprise you to learn that the majority of cardiovascular events are attributed to blockages of less than fifty percent? Your arteries are a muscle not a pipe, therefore beating heart disease takes work, but it can be done. Diamond Fernandes is an authority on heart health, and in this book, he shares how you can navigate heart disease along with his five powerful pillars to preventing and reversing heart disease.

Heart Attack Proof

Heart Attack Proof
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Author: Michael Ozner
Pages: 288
ISBN: 1936661888
Release: 2012-04-03
Editor: BenBella Books, Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A combination of the newest blood tests, medications, and nutrition approaches have made coronary heart disease preventable, but for most of us, it’s still not a question of if, but when. Renowned and leading preventive cardiologist Michael Ozner says there’s no reason to wait until you have a heart attack or stroke. In Heart Attack Proof, Dr. Ozner shares the same six-week cardiac makeover to prevent and reverse heart disease he has been successfully giving his patients for more than 25 years. Even if you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease or have undergone surgery, you can still improve your condition; his easy week-by-week plan arms you with the latest science and research to make you virtually heart attack proof. Learn: In Week 1: What new blood tests can uncover hidden risks and save your life In Week 2: How to get started on an exercise routine In Week 3: Effective ways to manage stress In Week 4: Scientifically proven approach to a heart-healthy diet and weight control In Week 5: How to treat and reverse the metabolic risk factors In Week 6: Which vitamins and supplements are beneficial for cardiovascular health Complete with checklists to keep you on track and a heart-healthy 7-day meal plan and recipes, Heart Attack Proof gives you the toolkit to start your six-week journey toward a heart-healthy life!

Beat the Heart Attack Gene

Beat the Heart Attack Gene
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Author: Bradley Bale,Amy Doneen
Pages: 340
ISBN: 1681620227
Release: 2014-02-04
Editor: Turner Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A revolutionary, personalized guide to preventing heart disease based on genetic factors Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in America. It affects 81 million Americans and is the culprit in one of every two deaths in the United States. Most people think that they are not at risk of a heart attack if they control their cholesterol and blood pressure, but they aren't aware of other major risk factors. The good news is that with the right information and strategies, heart attacks are preventable--even if heart disease runs in the family. In Beat the Heart Attack Gene, world-renowned cardiovascular specialists Bradley Bale, MD and Amy Doneen, ARNP, present a new model for understanding and preventing heart disease. They explain the three different genetic types of cholesterol profiles and tailor treatments for each type, using their cutting-edge Bale/Doneen Method, a simple, comprehensive prevention plan that detects cardiovascular disease (CVD) at early stages. Beat the Heart Attack Gene includes easy quizzes and self-tests that show how to determine cholesterol genotype as well as advice for how to apply that knowledge through nutritional and lifestyle changes. For heart attack and stroke survivors, the Bale/Doneen Method also helps prevent recurrences by identifying and treating what's triggering the patient's disease--a crucial step that many cardiologists neglect. With their proven method utilized by healthcare professionals worldwide, Bale and Doneen empower readers by alerting them to potential health threats, and then offer personalized, evidence-based strategies so they can live healthy, active lives without fear of heart attack or stroke. Specifically, Beat the Heart Attack Gene addresses: *The hidden cause of most heart attacks *Early prevention methods *The dangerous cholesterol most doctors don't check *Major red flags for heart attack and stroke risk, including gum disease *The gene that increases cardiovascular risk as much as smoking *The best and worst supplements for your heart *10 surprising ways to prevent heart attacks

Eat to Live Quick and Easy Cookbook

Eat to Live Quick and Easy Cookbook
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Author: Dr. Joel Fuhrman
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780062684967
Release: 2017-05-02
Editor: HarperCollins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Discover What Millions of People Have Already Experienced-- Dr. Fuhrman’s Extraordinary and Life-Changing Recipes Too busy to shop? Too tired to cook? Not sure what’s healthy? From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Eat to Live and the instant New York Times bestseller Eat to Live Cookbook comes Eat to Live Quick and Easy Cookbook, 131 super delicious, easy-to-prepare, incredibly healthy recipes. No guilt, no-fuss, just amazing food that’s good for you. From the grocery store to the kitchen table, Eat to Live Quick and Easy Cookbook is just what you and your family have been looking for to become happier and healthier than ever before.

The Simple Heart Cure

The Simple Heart Cure
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Author: Chauncey Crandall, M.D.
Pages: 226
ISBN: 9781630060077
Release: 2013-10-22
Editor: Humanix Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Heart disease kills more people than any other medical condition, and no one is more aware of this than renowned cardiologist Dr. Chauncey Crandall. In addition to having performed over 40,000 heart procedures during his career, Dr. Crandall has experienced this deadly disease on the most personal level — as a patient. At the age of 48, and with no major risk factors, he found himself in the ER with a blockage of his main coronary artery. After emergency intervention, he recovered from heart disease using the same course of treatment he recommends to his thousands of patients, making him living proof of his program’s success. In his new book, The Simple Heart Cure: The 90-Day Program to Stop and Reverse Heart Disease, you’ll find this top doc’s groundbreaking, three-pronged approach to prevent and reverse heart disease — an approach honed by his study of cultures free of heart disease, and his decades of experience helping thousands of patients achieve a healthier heart at any age. So if you’re recovering from a heart attack or concerned with preventive maintenance, you’ll find the help you need in The Simple Heart Cure, including great, heart-healthy menus, and a 90-day, week-by-week plan to help you start taking action immediately. Here are just a few of the potentially life-saving gems you’ll discover in The Simple Heart Cure: The 90-Day Program to Stop and Reverse Heart Disease: How to slash your risk of a deadly heart attack by 61%... Proven ways to banish your “bad” cholesterol… 8 easy steps to head off high blood pressure… How you can safeguard against lethal stroke… Simple strategies to unclog your arteries — without surgery… What your belly says about your heart health… Must-have heart tests for every person over 50… Easy solutions to steer clear of statin drugs… Special advice for women, diabetics, the very stressed, and much more… “By following the advice in Dr. Chauncey Crandall’s new book The Simple Heart Cure, you can surmount the biggest challenge of all and win your battle against heart disease.” — Scott Carpenter, Astronaut, NASA’s Mercury Project When it comes to your heart health, The Simple Heart Cure could be the most important book you’ll ever read! Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}

Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases

Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases
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Author: M. Gabriel Khan
Pages: 680
ISBN: 008045481X
Release: 2005-12-14
Editor: Elsevier

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is an accurate and reliable source of in-depth information on the diseases that kill more than 12 million individuals worldwide each year. In fact, cardiovascular diseases are more prevalent than the combined incidence of all forms of cancer, diabetes, asthma and leukemia. In one volume, this Encylopedia thoroughly covers these ailments and also includes in-depth analysis of less common and rare heart conditions to round out the volume's scope. Researchers, clinicians, and students alike will all find this resource an invaluable tool for quick reference before approaching the primary literature. * Coverage of more than 200 topics, including: applied pharmacology of current and experimental cardiac drugs, gene therapy, MRI, electron-beam CT, PET scan put in perspective, cardiac tests costs and justification, and new frontiers in cardiovascular research * More than 150 helpful figures and illustrations! * Dr. Khan is a well-published and respected expert in heart and heart diseases

Dr Dean Ornish s Program for Reversing Heart Disease

Dr  Dean Ornish s Program for Reversing Heart Disease
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Author: Dean Ornish, M.D.
Pages: 672
ISBN: 9780307763679
Release: 2010-09-22
Editor: Ivy Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Ornish Diet has been named the “#1 best diet for heart disease” by U.S. News & World Report for seven consecutive years! Dr. Dean Ornish is the first clinician to offer documented proof that heart disease can be halted, or even reversed, simply by changing your lifestyle. Based on his internationally acclaimed scientific study, which has now been ongoing for years, Dr. Ornish's program has yielded amazing results. Participants reduced or discontinued medications; they learned how to lower high blood pressure; their chest pain diminished or disappeared; they felt more energetic, happy, and calm; they lost weight while eating more; and blockages in coronary arteries were actually reduced. In his breakthrough book, Dr. Ornish presents this and other dramatic evidence and guides you, step-by-step, through the extraordinary Opening Your Heart program, which is winning landmark approval from America's health insurers. The program takes you beyond the purely physical side of health care to include the psychological, emotional and spiritual aspects so vital to healing. This book represents the best modern medicine has to offer. It can inspire you to open your heart to a longer, better, happier life.

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease
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Author: Leonard S. Lilly
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781469816685
Release: 2012-08-14
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Revised and updated for its Fifth Edition, this best-selling text delivers a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to cardiovascular diseases. It is written by internationally recognized Harvard Medical School faculty and select medical students and specifically designed to meet the needs of medical students during their initial encounters with patients with heart disease. This edition has improved consistency of coverage and level of detail and enhanced illustrations. A companion website on thePoint will include the fully searchable text and audio heart sounds, plus an image bank for faculty.

Heart A History

Heart  A History
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Author: Sandeep Jauhar
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780374717001
Release: 2018-09-18
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The bestselling author of Intern and Doctored tells the story of the thing that makes us tick For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul. As the cardiologist and bestselling author Sandeep Jauhar shows in Heart: A History, it was only recently that we demolished age-old taboos and devised the transformative procedures that have changed the way we live. Deftly alternating between key historical episodes and his own work, Jauhar tells the colorful and little-known story of the doctors who risked their careers and the patients who risked their lives to know and heal our most vital organ. He introduces us to Daniel Hale Williams, the African American doctor who performed the world’s first open heart surgery in Gilded Age Chicago. We meet C. Walton Lillehei, who connected a patient’s circulatory system to a healthy donor’s, paving the way for the heart-lung machine. And we encounter Wilson Greatbatch, who saved millions by inventing the pacemaker—by accident. Jauhar deftly braids these tales of discovery, hubris, and sorrow with moving accounts of his family’s history of heart ailments and the patients he’s treated over many years. He also confronts the limits of medical technology, arguing that future progress will depend more on how we choose to live than on the devices we invent. Affecting, engaging, and beautifully written, Heart: A History takes the full measure of the only organ that can move itself.

The Simplified Handbook for Living With Heart Disease

The Simplified Handbook for Living With Heart Disease
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Author: Warren Selkow,Donna Selkow
Pages: 280
ISBN: 1439245460
Release: 2009-11-16
Editor: Booksurge Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This comprehensive, doctor reviewed and approved book explains heart disease from a patient's perspective. Without complicated medical mumbo-jumbo, this blunt and hilarious book is a total lifesaver.

Heal Your Heart

Heal Your Heart
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Author: K. Lance Gould
Pages: 272
ISBN: 0813528968
Release: 1998
Editor: Rutgers University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This easy-to-use guide shows how to effectively manage cardiovascular health, with information on diet and lifestyle, as well as suggestions for better communication with one's physician. 41 tables. 61 color illustrations.

State of the Heart

State of the Heart
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Author: Haider Warraich
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781250169716
Release: 2019-07-23
Editor: St. Martin's Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In State of the Heart, Dr. Haider Warraich takes readers inside the ER, inside patients' rooms, and inside the history and science of cardiac disease. State of the Heart traces the entire arc of the heart, from the very first time it was depicted on stone tablets, to a future in which it may very well become redundant. While heart disease has been around for a while, the type of heart disease people have, why they have it, and how it’s treated is changing. Yet, the golden age of heart science is only just beginning. And with treatments of heart disease altering the very definitions of human life and death, there is no better time to look at the present and future of heart disease, the doctors and nurses who treat it, the patients and caregivers who live with it, and the stories they hold close to their chests. More people die of heart disease than any other disease in the world and when any form of heart disease progresses, it can result in the development of heart failure. Heart failure affects millions and can affect anyone at anytime, a child recovering from a viral infection, a woman who has just given birth or a cancer patient receiving chemotherapy. Yet new technology to treat heart failure is fundamentally changing just what it means to be human. Mechanical pumps can be surgically sown into patients’ hearts and when patients with these pumps get really sick, sometimes they don’t need a doctor or a surgeon—they need a mechanic. In State of the Heart, the journey to rid the world of heart disease is shown to be reflective of the journey of medical science at large. We are learning not only that women have as much heart disease as men, but that the type of heart disease women experience is diametrically different from that in men. We are learning that heart disease and cancer may have more in common than we could have imagined. And we are learning how human evolution itself may have led to the epidemic of heart disease. In understanding how our knowledge of the heart evolved, State of the Heart traces the twisting and turning road that science has taken—filled with potholes and blind turns—all the way back to its very origin.

Lifestyle in Heart Health and Disease

Lifestyle in Heart Health and Disease
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Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Sherma Zibadi
Pages: 334
ISBN: 9780128112809
Release: 2018-01-31
Editor: Academic Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Lifestyle and Heart Health and Disease provides a comprehensive evaluation of lifestyle factors that modify heart function and structure. It includes coverage of a wide range of lifestyle factors, including physical activity, alcohol, tobacco, drugs of abuse, nutrition and psychosocial factors. The book clearly presents the scientific evaluation of published research relating to general responses by scientists, physicians and patients, along with new research on the role of lifestyle in the prevention, amelioration and causation of cardiac remodeling and disease. Explains the pathogenic mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases and the targets of therapy Presents methods contained within the book that can be applied to the diagnosis of heart disease Contains a concise summary with recommendations for actions and conclusions Provides a one-stop-shopping synopsis of key ideas associated with many aspects of lifestyle

Eat for Life

Eat for Life
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Author: Joel Fuhrman, M.D.
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9780062249289
Release: 2020-03-03
Editor: HarperCollins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER As Featured on PBS How to stay healthy and boost immunity with #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Joel Fuhrman's no-nonsense, results-driven nutrition plan. As a family physician for over 30 years and #1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Fuhrman, M.D. will tell you that doctors and medications cannot grant you excellent health or protection from disease and suffering. The most effective health-care is proper self-care and that starts with changing the way we eat. Eat for Life delivers a science-backed nutrition-based program that prevents and even reverses most medical problems within three to six months. This is a bold claim but the science and the tens of thousands who have tried this approach back it up. The truth is: you simply do not have to be sick. Most Americans are deficient in the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients found in plants (micronutrients), and consume too many fats, proteins, carbohydrates (macronutrients). The results of this standard diet is that we are not only shortening our lives but damaging our energy, vitality, and daily health by eating packaged and processed foods, excessive meat and dairy, and unsustainable amounts of salt and sugar. What we need is to consume foods rich in phytonutrients such as greens, beans, onions, mushrooms, berries, and seeds. These delicious and abundant foods contain the largest assortment of micronutrients and when consumed in adequate quantities they prevent and reverse diabetes and heart-disease, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and reduce hunger and food cravings. Rooted in the latest nutritional science and complete with recipes, menu plans, and testimonials, Eat for Life offers everything you need to change the course of your health and put this life-changing program to work for you.

Heart Failure A Companion to Braunwald s Heart Disease E Book

Heart Failure  A Companion to Braunwald s Heart Disease E Book
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Author: G. Michael Felker,Douglas L. Mann
Pages: 784
ISBN: 9780323609883
Release: 2019-02-06
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive, Heart Failure, 4th Edition, provides the clinically relevant information you need to effectively manage and treat patients with this complex cardiovascular problem. This fully revised companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease helps you make the most of new drug therapies such as angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitors (ARNIs), recently improved implantable devices, and innovative patient management strategies. Led by internationally recognized heart failure experts Dr. G. Michael Felker and Dr. Douglas Mann, this outstanding reference gives health care providers the knowledge to improve clinical outcomes in heart failure patients. Focuses on a clinical approach to treating heart failure, resulting from a broad variety of cardiovascular problems. Covers the most recent guidelines and protocols, including significant new updates to ACC, AHA, and HFSA guidelines. Covers key topics such as biomarkers and precision medicine in heart failure and new data on angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitors (ARNIs). Contains four new chapters: Natriuretic Peptides in Heart Failure; Amyloidosis as a Cause of Heart Failure; HIV and Heart Failure; and Neuromodulation in Heart Failure. Covers the pathophysiological basis for the development and progression of heart failure. Serves as a definitive resource to prepare for the ABIM’s Heart Failure board exam. 2016 British Medical Association Award: First Prize, Cardiology (3rd Edition).

Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular Diseases
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Author: Nikolaos Papageorgiou
Pages: 252
ISBN: 9780128033135
Release: 2016-08-05
Editor: Academic Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Cardiovascular Diseases: Genetic Susceptibility, Environmental Factors and Their Interaction covers the special heritability characteristics and identifying genetic and environmental contributions to cardiovascular health. This important reference provides an overview of the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors. Included are important topics, ranging from lifestyle choices, risk factors, and exposure, to pollutants and chemicals. Also covered are the influences of Mendelian traits and familial aggregation and the interactions and interrelationships between genetics and environmental factors which, when compared, provide a sound understanding of the interplay between inherited and acquired risk factors. The book provides a much needed reference for this rapidly growing field of study. By combining the latest research within the structured chapters of this reference, a better understanding of genetic and environmental contribution to cardiovascular disease is found, helping to substantiate further investigations in the field and design prevention and treatment strategies. Provides an overview of the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors Reviews several large population-based studies which indicate that exposure to several environmental factors may increase CVD morbidity and mortality, exploring the plausibility of this association by data from animal studies Reflects on future studies to help understanding the role of genes and environmental factors in the development and progression of cardiovascular disease

A Woman s Guide to Living with Heart Disease

A Woman s Guide to Living with Heart Disease
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Author: Carolyn Thomas
Pages: 232
ISBN: 9781421424217
Release: 2017-11-28
Editor: JHU Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Whether you're a freshly diagnosed patient, a woman who's been living with heart disease for years, or a practitioner who cares about women's health, A Woman's Guide to Living with Heart Disease will help you feel less alone and advocate for better health care.