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Diets For Heart Disease and Diabetes

Best Diet for Heart Health, Heart Disease and Diabetes Top NJ Cardiologist: A Vegan Diet is good for heart disease patients  In this article, we will discuss: Is a plant-based diet good for heart disease patients? Do vegans get heart disease? Can plant-based diets reverse clogged arteries? Will a vegan diet reverse heart disease? Do …Continue reading

Diabetes Complications

The complications of uncontrolled diabetes What other problems can people with diabetes have? What are the complications of diabetes and what complications can diabetes lead to? Hypoglycemia, Ketoacidosis (DKA), Kidney Disease (nephropathy), Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetic Foot Ulcers that lead to lower limb amputation, Heart Disease and Stroke, Nerve disease (diabetic neuropathy), and Eye disease (diabetic retinopathy) …Continue reading

Peripheral Vascular Disease

  WHAT IS PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE (PVD)?   Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Definition: PVD stands for Peripheral Vascular Disease. Peripheral vascular disease is commonly seen in patients with diabetes. The cousin of Peripheral Arterial Disease is Peripheral Venous Disease, which is called venous insufficiency. Peripheral vascular disease is when someone has blocked arteries and vein …Continue reading

Racial Disparities in Health Care: Amputation, Heart Health, and COVID-19

RACE AND HEALTH CARE DISPARITIES DURING COVID-19: Coronavirus brought racial disparities in health care to the forefront. Here’s how. AMPUTATION, DIABETES, AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE Racial inequality in America is an issue that has mainstream media attention right now. Both political parties are talking about systemic issues in racial equality in The United States.  However, …Continue reading

Peripheral Arterial Disease and Amputation Prevention

WHAT IS PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE?  If somebody had a stroke, you would automatically assume they were sick. But what if I told you that if a person had a blockage in their legs, that means they could also be sick? A heart attack is a blockage in the heart. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a blockage in …Continue reading