Cardiovascular Disease Specialist Brookfield WI

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.

Ryan Cooley, MD
(262) 250-5130
960 N 12th St
Milwaukee, WI
Business
Wisconsin Electrophysiology Group
Specialties
Cardiology

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Paul Donald Volkert, MD
(920) 236-1750
1835 Steeple Chase
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1987

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Bart Leroy Cox, MD
(262) 784-9958
14050 Providence Ln
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1986

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Wenner Dudley Johnson, MD
(262) 938-9880
350 Bishops Way Ste 202
Brookfield, WI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1955

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Timothy R Hess
(262) 827-9200
2085 N Calhoun Rd
Brookfield, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Edward Engle, MD
(262) 827-9200
2085 N Calhoun Rd Ste 203
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Community Mem Hosp, Menomonee Fls, Wi; St Josephs Hospital, Milwaukee, Wi
Group Practice: Cmg Harwood Clinic Elmbrook; Wisconsin Heart Group Sc

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David E Engle
(262) 827-9200
2085 N Calhoun Rd
Brookfield, WI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Hakan Paydak, MD
(414) 384-2000
3475 Westwood Dr
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hacettepe Univ, Tip Fak, Hacettepe, Ankara, Turkey
Graduation Year: 1988

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Robert S Dieter, MD
(262) 784-7317
18345 Elm Terrace Dr
Brookfield, WI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1996

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Wenner Dudley Johnson, MD
(262) 938-9880
350 Bishops Way
Brookfield, WI
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1955

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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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