Heart Smart

Heart Smart

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qThis is an important book addressing key health considerations relevant to every family in America. I urge every adult to read Heart Smart and every cardiologist's office to stock it and recommend it to their patients.q --From the Foreword by James Rippe, M.D. coauthor of Weight Watchers Weight Loss That Lasts qDr. DeVane has written an owner's manual for the heart that everyone should read. In Heart Smart, Dr. DeVane interprets the latest research studies and explains in simple terms how they should be applied to improve your cardiac health. He gives the inside scoop on cutting-edge heart tests and tells you which ones you should insist your doctors order. If you are looking to take control of your heart health, Heart Smart is the book for you.q --Byron K. Lee, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine University of California, San Francisco, Division of Cardiology qDr. DeVane has somehow managed to summarize the most up-to-date cardiac preventive measures in the medical literature in a concise, easy-to-read guide. Our jobs will be easier and our patients' lives healthier if those at risk take the time to read Dr. DeVane's enlightening book.q --Lisa Saff-Koche, M.D., Director of Tampa General Hospital; Cardiac Rehabilitation and Cardiovascular Prevention Specialist at Florida Cardiovascular Institute qHeart Smart should be read by anyone who has been diagnosed with heart disease as well as those who want to prevent it. The book is written in a down- to-earth style that any reader can easily understand. I highly recommend it!q --Neal White, M.D., Director of Invasive and Interventional Cardiology at the Bay Area Heart InstituteThe Cholesterol Drugs: From A(dvicor) to Z(etia) Cholesterol medications are broken down into five different classes based on their cholesterol-lowering mechanism: statins, bile acid resins, niacin, fibrates, and cholesterol absorption inhibitors.

Title:Heart Smart
Author:Matthew S. DeVane
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2006-02-02


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