5 Ways to Lower Your Chance of Heart Problems

Here are a few very specific things you can do to prevent heart disease, especially if you have diabetes. Check out the recent news links to learn more details. 

  1. Limit the bologna, hot dogs, sausage and other processed meat you eat.  Read this news story. 
  2. Brush your teeth twice daily and keep your gums healthy. Quick Video Explanation 
  3. Try a bran cereal for breakfast. Read the story about how women with diabetes may live longer if they eat more bran.
  4. Ask your doctor if you should be taking aspirin daily.  Quick Video Explanation
  5. Lower your lipids by eating or drinking less sugar. Check out the article here.

Do you know the warning signs of a heart attack or stroke? 

  Take a quick review at the American Heart Association site.