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Heart Disease Causes, Prevention and Treatment (Free Course)

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  1. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, May 2006, Vol. 26, No. 5 Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease, Pathophysiology, Evaluation, and Effect of Weight Loss , Paul Poirier, Thomas D. Giles, George A. Bray, Yuling Hong, Judith S. Stern, F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer, and Robert H. Eckel.
  2. International Journal of Preventative Medicine. 2014 Aug; 5(8): 927–946.   Atherosclerosis: Process, Indicators, Risk Factors and New Hopes Mahmoud Rafieian-Kopaei, Mahbubeh Setorki, Monir Doudi, Azar Baradaran, and Hamid Nasri.
  3. Mechanisms of Vascular Defects in Diabetes Mellitus, 2017, pp 95-107   Pathogenesis of the Plaque Vulnerability in Diabetes Mellitus   Vikrant Rai, Devendra K. Agrawal.
  4. American Institute for Cancer Research, September 16, 2015 Half of US Adults Have Diabetes or PreDiabetes   -   Andy Menke et al. “ Prevalence of and Trends in Diabetes Among Adults in the United States, 1988-2012 .” JAMA. September 8, 2015, Vol 314, No. 10.  - Edward Giovannucci et al. Diabetes and Cancer: A Consensus Report, published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians . Volume 60, Issue 4, pages 207–221, July/August 2010.
  5. CT of the Heart, Published 2008 – 2019,  pp 211-226   Pathology and Pathophysiology of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques  Hiroyoshi Mori, Frank D. Kolodgie, Aloke V. Finn, Renu Virmani, Hiroyoshi Mori, Frank D. Kolodgie, Aloke V. Finn, Renu Virmani
  6. Medvedev IN (2019) Formation of Hemostasiopathy in Arterial Hypertension and Insulin Resistance . Prensa Med Argent, Volume 105:4.  Department of adaptive physical training and recreation, Russian State Social University, Moscow, Russia, E-mail:
  7. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders volume 16, Article number: 237 (2016)   Carotid arterial wall inflammation in peripheral artery disease is augmented by type 2 diabetes…  Sophie J. Bernelot Moens, Robert M. Stoekenbroek, Fleur M. van der Valk, Simone L. Verweij, Mark J. W. Koelemay, Hein J. Verberne, Max Nieuwdorp & Erik S. G. Stroes
  8. Journal of Hypertension. 2018 Apr; 36(4): 809–814.   A genetic risk score for fasting plasma glucose is independently associated with arterial stiffness… Mikael Gottsäter, George Hindy, Marju Orho-Melander, Peter M. Nilsson, and Olle Melander
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A Heart Healthy Proposition (Free)

This single page 20 minute video lesson sums up the Heart Disease dilemma in its root causes, flawed treatment and simple solution to healthy arteries.

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