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Friday, June 22, 2018

Getting Your Blood Pressure Even Lower: Here Are The Risks And Rewards

For people between 50 and 75 who are at higher than usual risk of cardiovascular disease but don’t have diabetes and have not already had a stroke, it’s probably no longer defensible to be satisfied with a systolic blood pressure reading just under 140.

November 9, 2015

2,000 Extra Steps A Day Cuts Cardiovascular Risk By Eight Percent

Paris (AFP) – People with a glucose-tolerance problem — a driver of diabetes and cardiovascular disease — can cut the risk of heart attack or stroke by simply walking an additional 2,000 steps per day, a study said on Friday. The experiment gathered more than 9,300 adults in 40 countries with so-called impaired glucose tolerance […]

January 8, 2014