Cardiovascular Disease Specialist Honolulu HI

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 Joseph Wallach
(808) 585-5494
1301 Puchbowl St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Ramez Bassir, MD
(808) 926-8388
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nagoya Natl Univ, Sch Of Med, Showa-Ku, Nagoya, Japan
Graduation Year: 1969

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Dr.Gregg Yamada
(808) 522-7222
550 S Beretania St # 601
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Speciality
Cardiologist
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Hospital: QueenS
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.8, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Henry Wah Louie
(808) 531-3311
550 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiac Surgery

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Gregg M Yamada
(808) 522-7222
550 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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John Cogan, MD
1329 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Prog Acad De Med, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1996

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James Eastman Hastings, MD
(808) 735-4520
1356 Lusitana St Fl 7
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1961

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Calvin Y.h. Wong
(808) 522-7222
550 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Masahiro Mori
(808) 521-8211
1329 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dr.Pon-Sang Chan
(808) 591-2118
1314 S King St # 707
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Natl Defense Med Ctr, Taipei
Year of Graduation: 1971
Speciality
Cardiologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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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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