10-Year-Olds at Risk for Future Heart Attacks and Stroke

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Seemingly healthy kids as young as 10 can have stiffening of the arteries—an early warning sign of future heart attack or stroke risk in adulthood. That shocking discovery was reported in a new study published in Pediatrics. The study also found a simple way to identify at-risk kids and young adults. Researchers from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) reported …

Surprising New Heart Attack Danger

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By Lisa Collier Cool Pop quiz: What’s the worst thing about snoring? No, it’s not the annoying sounds that can get you thrown out of bed. The worst thing about snoring is the newly recognized threat to heart health it can represent. A growing body of research suggests that snoring may be harder on the heart than being overweight, smoking …

Amy Doneen featured in 2nd newspaper article about the link between genetics and heart disease

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“Could it Happen to You? 37-Year-Old Mom Recovers from Two Heart Attacks” In a second article in the September 23 Spokesman Review, Amy Doneen addresses the critical link between genetics and the risk of heart disease. This compelling article highlights a 37-year-old mom who suffered two heart attacks and was later discovered to have a genetic disposition for heart disease. …

Sneak Peek of November Seminar: Vascular Inflammation

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Sneak Peek of November Seminar: Vascular Inflammation – The Oral/Systemic Connection Please join us on October 4th 4 PM – 5:30 PM (Pacific Time). ADM’s Practice Perfection Educational Webinar Series hosts Bradley Bale, MD, Amy Doneen, MSN, ARNP, and Thomas Nabors, DDS to present a Sneak Peek of the upcoming One Day Educational Seminar on November 2, 2012 at The …

Amy Doneen featured as “trailblazer”

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Special News Update: Amy Doneen featured as “trailblazer” in heart attack prevention Amy Doneen was featured in Sunday’s issue of the Spokesman Review in the LiveWELL magazine supplement. The September 23rd article is titled: “Trailblazing Nurse Practitioner Vows to Prevent Heart Attacks: Innovative Heart Health and Stroke Prevention Center Founded in Spokane.” The article shares the story of the Heart …

Inculpatory Evidence

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Periodontal Disease Assessment and Treatment Is an Essential Element in Cardiovascular Wellness Programs. A Peer-Reviewed Publication Written by Thomas Nabors, DDS; Bradley Bale, MD; and Amy Doneen, ARNP  Click Here To Download

The Best and Worst Supplements For Your Heart

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Of the $20 billion Americans spend on dietary supplements, those touted to boost heart health top the list. While some vitamins and minerals are extremely beneficial for the heart, others can be downright hazardous In fact, one supplement millions of Americans routinely pop can actually double the risk of dying from a heart attack, a new study reported. But it’s …

BaleDoneen: white paper on the MESA trial results

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APPLES to ORANGES BaleDoneen Discussion of: Yeboah, J, McClelland RL, Polonsky TS, et al.  Comparison of novel risk markers for improvement in cardiovascular risk assessment in intermediate-risk individuals. JAMA 8.21.2012; 308: 788-795. MESA data: 1,330 non-diabetics, intermediate risk individuals followed for approximately 7.6 years. Comparison was performed between CACS, CIMT, ABI, brachial FMD, hsCRP, and family history to enhance the …

New CE venture encourages dentist, physician collaboration

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This article was originally posted on June 29, 2012 by Kathy Kincade, Editor in Chief – DrBicuspid.com A physician, a nurse, and a dentist have joined forces to create a series of seminars aimed at getting dentists and physicians to better understand the need for a collaborative approach to screening patients at risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. When …

BaleDoneen: Inflammation – our side of the story! – Arteriology and Inflammation

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Understanding the mechanism from which heart attack or ischemic stroke occurs allows for an appreciation of the connection between inflammation, disease and vascular events.  Atherosclerotic plaque lesions develop silently within the artery wall, often with minimal luminal encroachment.  When an artery wall weakens due to an influx of inflammation, the protective endothelial lining can rupture or erode, thus exposing the …