Expert Guide to Beating Heart Disease: What You Absolutely Must Know

Expert Guide to Beating Heart Disease: What You Absolutely Must Know

by Harlan M. Krumholz
     
 

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What Do the Best-Trained Doctors Do to Beat Heart Disease? In today's avalanche of medical information, how can you distinguish between proven evidence and unfounded claims? This is the first book to translate key medical data into clear guidelines capturing the highest treatment standards for heart disease. Renowned cardiovascular expert Dr. Harlan Krumholz

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What Do the Best-Trained Doctors Do to Beat Heart Disease? In today's avalanche of medical information, how can you distinguish between proven evidence and unfounded claims? This is the first book to translate key medical data into clear guidelines capturing the highest treatment standards for heart disease. Renowned cardiovascular expert Dr. Harlan Krumholz presents seven strategies for reducing cardiac risk — what professionals agree really works. In this indispensable handbook, he also profiles care alternatives from supplements to stress reduction as well as treatments on the horizon. A "Tools for Success" section helps you track blood pressure, cholesterol, exercise, and weight. What Do the Best-Trained Doctors Do to Beat Heart Disease? In today's avalanche of medical information, how can you distinguish between proven evidence and unfounded claims? This is the first book to translate key medical data into clear guidelines capturing the highest treatment standards for heart disease. Renowned cardiovascular expert Dr. Harlan Krumholz presents seven strategies for reducing cardiac risk — what professionals agree really works. In this indispensable handbook, he also profiles care alternatives from supplements to stress reduction as well as treatments on the horizon. A 'Tools for Success' section helps you track blood pressure, cholesterol, exercise, and weight. What Do the Best-Trained Doctors Do to Beat Heart Disease?

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Naples Daily News (FL)
...crammed with valuable information on key strategies that researchers have found work best to beat this No. 1 killer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060578343
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/15/2005
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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Meet the Author

Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., is a professor of cardiology, epidemiology, and public health at the Yale University School of Medicine and director of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. Author of more than 250 journal articles, Dr. Krumholz serves on numerous cardiovascular care committees for national organizations, including the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.

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