Cardiovascular Disease Specialist Albemarle NC

Cardiovascular disease caused more than one third of all deaths in the US in 2004, making it the nation’s No. 1 killer. Confronted with that grim statistic, one could venture we’ve been missing something. Two new studies suggest what that might be—fruits and vegetables full of vitamin C and a daily dose of sunshine.

George E Eddins, MD
(704) 982-2127
24859 Norwood Rd
Albemarle, NC
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1946

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Richard Kutnick MD
(212) 879-2628
898 Park Ave
New York, NC
Specialties
Cardiology

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Philip James Iuliano
(704) 283-1990
1420 Ellen St
Monroe, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Natarajan Manickam
(252) 537-0134
270 Smith Church Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Tamas Balogh, MD
(336) 719-2440
905 Rockford St
Mount Airy, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem (Peter Pazmany Univ), Budapest
Graduation Year: 1988

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Sidney C Smith Jr., MD
(919) 966-5201
130 Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill, NC
Business
UNC Cardiology
Specialties
Cardiology

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Joseph Francis Hakas Jr, MD
(910) 295-9343
205 Page Rd
Pinehurst, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Richmond Memorial Hospital, Rockingham, Nc
Group Practice: Pinehurst Medical Clinic Inc

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Praful N Patel
(910) 815-3420
1725 New Hanover Medical Park Dr
Wilmington, NC
Specialty
Cardiology

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Brian Herb Annex, MD
(828) 274-6000
PO Box 7239
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1985

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Killian Conor Robinson
(336) 716-2255
Medical Center Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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By Kris Kucera

Cardiovascular disease caused more than one third of all deaths in the US in 2004, making it the nation’s No. 1 killer. Confronted with that grim statistic, one could venture we’ve been missing something. Two new studies suggest what that might be—fruits and vegetables full of vitamin C and a daily dose of sunshine. In the first study, conducted at the University of Cambridge, researchers charted the vitamin C plasma concentrations of more than 20,000 Europeans between the ages of 40 and 79 for nearly a decade and documented their rates of stroke. “People in the top 25 percent of vitamin C concentrations had a 42 percent lower risk of stroke over 10 years versus those in the bottom 25 percent,” says lead researcher Phyo Myint, MD. “And the effect was independent of major classical risk factors.” Noting that few studies show vitamin C supplements alone prevent stroke, Myint posits that other goodies found naturally in fruit and vegetables, such as bioflavonoids and plant sterols, probably play important complementary roles in stroke prevention.

The second study, at Harvard Medical School, examined more than 1,700 people with hypertension over an average of five and a half years. It found that the participants with vitamin D deficiencies were twice as likely to have heart attacks, strokes, or other serious cardiovascular events than the participants with normal vitamin D levels. Most experts agree that 15 minutes of sun each day or 1,000 mg daily of vitamin D supplements will give you what you need.

Author: Kris Kucera

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