Salt: Are you getting Enough?   (More Sodium & Health)

Salt: Are you getting Enough? (More Sodium & Health)

Salt. It doesn’t get much attention lately as the most that is said about it is usually just to eat less of it. But is that always the best advice? A March 1940 paper by Lawson Wilkins in Baltimore describes the case of a child who, starting from 11-months of age, had a very unusual

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassador, Christina

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassador, Christina

I’m Christina, and I’m living with Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol. My high school friends wanted me to always be there. Now I manage what I eat, and I’m training for my next 10K.Manage the link between diabetes,heart disease and stroke.KnowDiabetesbyHeart.org.

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassador, Jacqueline

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassador, Jacqueline

I’m Jacqueline. I was born with heart disease, but I never thought I would have to worry about Type 2 diabetes as well. But when my blood sugar skyrocketed – We knew we had to lower her risk. Thankfully, my cardiologist helped me and my husband to manage my Type 2 diabetes. Now we take

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassador, Rob

Know Diabetes by Heart Ambassador, Rob

I’m Rob, and I have Type 2 diabetes. I thought I was invincible, but the reality is, I was struggling. I came to realize, it was a fight I couldn’t win alone. Thankfully, my doctor helped me make a plan. Now I’ve been diagnosed with a new purpose: to fight for the amazing life I’ve

Take Diabetes to Heart: Linking Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Take Diabetes to Heart: Linking Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

NARRATOR: Take diabetes to heart – linking diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Meet Michelle. Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, and in her spare time she loves to cook and catch up on her favorite shows. She also has diabetes. And like many people with diabetes, she doesn’t know there’s a link between diabetes and

Lower Your High Blood Pressure With This Tasty Treat

Lower Your High Blood Pressure With This Tasty Treat

In the past, I’ve spoken about how bad high blood pressure is for your health. Of course, it can lead to a heart attack or stroke. However, high blood pressure also accelerates aging, decreases blood flow, causes wrinkles, hair loss, memory problems and erectile problems… just to name a few. And the older you get,