Cardiovascular Disease Specialist Elkhorn 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.

Stephen J Welka
(262) 767-8000
248 Mchenry St
Burlington, WI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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David Lee Tedrick, MD
(727) 772-6005
248 McHenry St
Burlington, WI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1972

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

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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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Krishna Kumar, MD
(414) 649-3599
2901 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy Ste 575
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chengalpattu Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Chengalpattu, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1982

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James T Moran
(262) 767-8094
248 Mchenry St
Burlington, WI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Stephen J Welka, DO
(262) 767-8094
28702 Tamarack Trl
Waterford, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1994

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Thomas Joseph Ansfield, MD
(608) 233-9746
4410 Regent St
Madison, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1966

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Matthew Jos Mick, MD
(414) 649-3563
2801 W Kinnickinnic River Pkwy Ste 840
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1985

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Santosh N Krishnan
(414) 258-0670
3333 N Mayfair Rd
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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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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