The AMA's Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease also addresses the relationship between heart disease and dietary influences, such as cholesterol and sodium. It features practical strategies for lifestyle changes, advice about warning signs to report to a doctor, guidance on heart-healthy ways to exercise, and a section on the unique risks and symptoms for women.
Meet the authors:
- Martin S. Lipsky, MD, Regional Dean at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford
- Marla Mendelson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago
- Stephen Havas, MD, MPH, Vice President of Medicine, Science, and Public Health at the American Medical Association
- Michael Miller, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director for Preventive Cardiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine