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SUMMER 2016 CONTENTS
Dear Diary, Today I Ate …
There’s good evidence that keeping a food diary helps
people lose weight. And apps make it easier than ever.
Small Things with Great Love
Dancer Lindsay Davis kept collapsing during
ballet class. She didn’t know she had a congenital
heart defect till it almost killed her. Now she wants
to save others.
The Ins & Outs of
Heart failure patients are often hospitalized. This third
installment in our series looks at managing self-care
to minimize just how often.
Cholesterol in the Family
Heart problems come early and often for people with
familial hypercholesterolemia. Early diagnosis and
treatment make a big difference.
1 On My Mind
Heart Insight Editorial Board Chair, CLYDE W.
YANCY, fills you in on this month’s issue.
2 Heart News
Newsworthy notes from the world
of cardiovascular health
6 Heart Felt
Our readers share their experiences with
heart disease from their own perspective
36 Life’s Simple 7
Seven simple ways to improve your health
and enhance your quality of life
40 Life is Why
For Christie Reinhardt, family is why.
44 Simple Cooking
Festive turkey rice salad, green bean
casserole, creamy spinach feta dip
46 Heart Resources
Eric Barr nearly died as the result of
three strokes from an infected valve
replacement. A professor of acting, he
wrote and starred in a one-man show
about his experience.
A Piece of