Heart Disease- The Silent Killer. Created by: Tricia Fleming, University of Kansas Dietetic Intern Tammy Beason, MS, RD, Nutrition Education Specialist, Family Nutrition Education Program December 2001. What is Heart Disease?.
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Tricia Fleming, University of Kansas Dietetic Intern
Tammy Beason, MS, RD, Nutrition Education Specialist, Family Nutrition Education Program
Occurs when the coronary arteries that supply the heart muscle become blocked.
If you or someone you know is having these symptoms call 911!
Lipoproteins- 4 main classes
The most frequently performed major surgery in the United States. Surgery reroutes or bypasses blood around clogged arteries.
It involves creating a space in a blocker artery by inserting a small balloon and then inflating it. Now includes the placement of a mesh stent to improve effectiveness.
Diet and Nutrition, there are several guidelines listed by the American Heart Association: