Cardiovascular Disease Specialist Clio MI

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.

John F Collins, MD
(989) 754-3000
1015 S Washington Ave
Saginaw, MI
Business
Michigan Cardiovascular Institute
Specialties
Cardiology

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Abdulkader Alawwa, MD
(810) 664-4870
2689 Timber Lane Dr
Flushing, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1983

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Jagdish B Bhagat, MD
(810) 234-1651
G1071 N Ballenger Hwy
Flint, MI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Topiwala Nat'L Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Laren Reg Med Ctr, Flint, Mi
Group Practice: Ballenger Edical Group

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Sohail Akhtar Hassan, MD
(810) 733-1550
1146 S Linden Rd
Flint, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Aga Khan Med Coll, Aga Khan Univ, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1993

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Mohamadali H Amlani
(810) 732-5400
1165 S Linden Rd
Flint, MI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine

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Joyce Adelle Strohl, MD
(810) 342-2372
PO Box 4038
Flint, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1976

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Cyrus Farrehi, MD
(810) 767-2888
G1071 N Ballenger Hwy Ste 105
Flint, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Teheran Univ, Fac Of Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Laren Reg Med Ctr, Flint, Mi
Group Practice: Flint Cardiovascular Assoc

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Anup Sud
(810) 733-2481
G3346 Beecher Rd
Flint, MI
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Mohamad Ali Habib Amlani, MD, FACC
(810) 732-5400
2329 Stonebridge Dr Bldg E
Flint, MI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Ethiraj Govinda Raj
(810) 732-5400
1165 S Linden Rd
Flint, MI
Specialty
Cardiology

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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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