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Atherosclerosis: The Modern World's Greatest Health Hazard - Part 3 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Atherosclerosis, Diabetes Vein Problems, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, Vein Disease, Vein Health, Arteriosclerosis, Hardening of the Arteries on January 24, 2013

In Part 2 of our series on Atherosclerosis, we discussed how plaque and subsequent blockage actually forms in our arteries. Some of this process is unavoidable and is present in essentially all adult Americans. One goal of today's discussion is to consider why diabetic individuals have more severe hardening of the arteries. The second goal is to discuss how all people, both diabetics and[...]

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Atherosclerosis: The Modern World's Greatest Health Hazard - Part 2 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Atherosclerosis, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein, Five Star Vein Institute, Vein Disease, Vein Health, Arteriosclerosis, Hardening of the Arteries on January 22, 2013

In Part 1 of our series on atherosclerosis, we defined atherosclerosis and how it acts to become the world’s greatest health hazard. We talked about plaque build up and make up.

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Atherosclerosis: The Modern World's Greatest Health Hazard - Part 1 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Atherosclerosis, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, Vein Disease, Vein Health, Arteriosclerosis, Hardening of the Arteries on January 17, 2013

Atherosclerosis, aka arteriosclerosis or “hardening of the arteries”, causes more health problems and death than any other disease entity in our modern world. The odds are that anyone reading this article will be afflicted by the ravages of this problem; they may even die because of it.

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