Research & Evidence Based
Access to preventive care tied to rates of
Incidence of cardiovascular events is higher in parts of Ontario where access to preventive health care is limited, according to a
study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Researchers said improving access to health care in rural areas could improve health outcomes.
- Peanuts intake
- Salt intake
Study: Normal-weight minorities may have higher
A study found people from a number of racial and ethnic minorities who have a normal body weight still have a higher risk of heart
disease and diabetes, researchers reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Data showed that compared with whites, rates of "metabolic abnormality but normal weight" were about 100% higher for
South Asians, 80% higher for Hispanics, and 50% higher among Chinese and African-Americans.
Resolutions & Recommendations
Lifestyle Changes and modifications
- Weight management
Blood Pressure monitoring
- Every individual who is at risk or who has hypertension should have a BP apparatus prescribed by the Primary Care Provider.