8-Year Outcomes of a Program for Early Prevention of Cardiovascular Events

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A Growth-Curve Analysis Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of mortality in developed countries. Atherogenesis and, subsequently, atherosclerosis are cardiovascular (CV) processes that lead to most of these mortalities.1 Two leading factors that are thought to facilitate progression are oxidative stress and inflammation2; both are important in the pathogenesis of atherosclerotic changes.3Y5 Prevention of progression of these processes is …

Do You Have a Heart Attack Gene?

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FINDING OUT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE! Even if you do everything right-you don’t smoke, you’re not overweight and you manage your cholesterol and blood pressure-your odds of having a heart attack might be higher than you think. Click here to read the rest of the article written by Dr. Bradley Bale on Bottom Line/Health.

Autophagy, senescence, and arterial inflammation: relationship to arterial health and longevity

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Bradley Bale, MD and Amy Doneen, MSN ARNP publication: Autophagy, senescence, and arterial inflammation: relationship to arterial health and longevity has recently been identified as a Key Scientific Article contributing to excellence in biomedical research, featured in the Global Medical Discovery Series. Click here to view the article featured on Global Medical Discovery

“Beat The Heart Attack Gene” in the news, with Amy Doneen

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Portland, OR – Heart disease affects 81 million Americans and is the culprit in one of every two deaths.  Most people think that they are not at risk if they control their blood pressure and cholesterol but even then one can still be at high risk for heart attacks, strokes and diabetes.  Amy Doneen, medical director of the Heart Attack …

Why Healthy People Have Heart Attacks & What You Can Do To Prevent One

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Every day, people are told by their doctors that they are healthy. That their likelihood of having a heart attack is miniscule. That they’re safe because they are taking medication to lower their cholesterol. Unfortunately, these patients are often being misinformed. All strokes and heart attacks are potentially preventable. The key lies in correctly identifying and treating the root causes …

BEAT THE HEART ATTACK GENE in Austin Woman Magazine

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See the link below for a great article about BEAT THE HEART ATTACK GENE in February 2014 issue of Austin Woman Magazine, based on an interview with Amy.  The link takes you to a digital copy of the magazine. http://issuu.com/austinwoman/docs/02_aw_february/75?e=1966870/6539479

BEAT THE HEART ATTACK GENE in Spry Magazine

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The February 2014 issue of Spry, containing Brad & Amy’s article, is now out.   How could somebody with a clean bill of cardiac health end up in the ER clutching his or her chest? While it’s true that most heart attacks (and strokes) are preventable, many people don’t understand what really causes heart disease, and standard risk assessments routinely miss crucial …