Diabetes

Vitamin D may prevent clogged arteries in diabetics

People with diabetes often develop clogged arteries that cause heart disease, and new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame.

Cardiology

Stroke risk higher after bypass than angioplasty: analysis

(HealthDay News) -- The potential for a stroke is far more common after a bypass than after angioplasty, new research reports, even though the risk after either heart procedure is still relatively low.

Cardiology

Advice urges wider sharing of heart care decisions

(AP) -- A heart device might save your life but leave you miserable. That awful possibility is the reason for new advice urging doctors to talk more honestly with people who have very weak hearts and are considering pumps, ...

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