Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 8th, 2008
Eighty million Americans (nearly 1 in 3 people in this country) have not just one but several types of cardiovascular disease, which includes hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and diabetes. Typical red flags for these patients may include obesity, tobacco use, poor diet, physical inactivity, and alcohol abuse.
Complications of cardiovascular diseases contributes to more than 80 million...
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