Diabetes, MI & CHD

Research Paper Title Comparative Trends in the Incidence of Hospitalised Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Heart Disease in Adults With and Without Diabetes Mellitus in Western Australia From 1998 to 2010. Background The risk of myocardial infarction (MI) is elevated in people with diabetes mellitus (DM) compared with non-DM counterparts. The aim of this study was… Read More

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Dietary Fibre Intake & Mortality among Survivors of Myocardial Infarction

Research Paper Title Dietary Fiber Intake and Mortality among Survivors of Myocardial Infarction: Prospective Cohort Study. Study Question What are the associations of dietary fibre post-myocardial infarction (MI) and changes of dietary fibre from before to after MI with all cause and cardiovascular mortality? Summary Answer In this prospective study of dietary fibre intake after… Read More

Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers

High blood pressure is a factor in 67% of heart attacks and 77% of strokes in the United States. Blood pressure is the force of blood against the walls of the arteries, and when the force stays too high it becomes a life-threatening condition called high blood pressure (also known as hypertension); an estimated one… Read More

Research: Physical Activity Patterns & Myocardial Infarction

Research Paper Title A Case-control Study of Physical Activity Patterns and Risk of Non-fatal Myocardial Infarction. Background The interactive effects of different types of physical activity on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk have not been fully considered in previous studies. The researchers aimed to identify physical activity patterns that take into account combinations of physical activities and… Read More