hidden Have diabetes? Make sure to manage cholesterol, too

Have diabetes? Make sure to manage cholesterol, too

For people with diabetes, blood sugar isn’t the only important measurement. New cholesterol guidelines suggest the more than 110 million U.S. adults with diabetes or prediabetes also should manage their cholesterol. The guidelines released earlier this month during the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions conference suggest doctors consider prescribing cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to people

hidden 15-year-old presents research at prestigious science conference

15-year-old presents research at prestigious science conference

Nobel Prize winners, worldwide experts and pioneering investigators are among the thousands who have presented research at the American Heart Association’s flagship scientific meeting over the years. The prestigious group now also includes 15-year-old Bipasha Ray. The 10th-grader shared her team’s research about rheumatic heart disease among children in rural India during Scientific Sessions in

hidden New York City leading stroke expert honored at NECC health summit

New York City leading stroke expert honored at NECC health summit

      The 13th annual Northeast Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC) summit honored Dr. Olajide Williams yesterday with the American Stroke Association Community Conscience Award  for his unique research based on stroke disparities in communities.  “I am humbled, overwhelmed, deeply honored and grateful,” said Dr. Williams during Thursday’s summit. Dr. Olajide Williams is an Associate Professor of

hidden American Stroke Association NYC Honors Stroke & Heart Heroes

American Stroke Association NYC Honors Stroke & Heart Heroes

Stroke Breakfast & Awards Ceremony marks World Stroke Day 2018 New York City, October 17, 2018 — The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, will host its annual Stroke Breakfast & Awards ceremony on World Stroke Day, Monday, October 29th at the New York Academy of Sciences.  Clot-busting drugs and medical

hidden

AHA Names NYC Community Impact Grant Recipients: Green Bronx Machine and Common Threads Empower NYC Kids Through Nutrition

New York City, October 1, 2018 —  The American Heart Association in New York City is proud to announce that Green Bronx Machine and Common Threads  are the recipients of the 2018-2019 Community Impact Grants. This year, the Community Impact Grants will provide $90,000 of funding for programs with strong, outcomes-focused initiatives that expand the

hidden

California enacts bill for healthier beverages in restaurant kids’ meals, NYC should follow

DALLAS, September 20, 2018 — American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on California Senate Bill 1192, the California Healthy by Default Kids Meals Beverages bill: “California has made history today by becoming the first state to ensure that water or milk comes standard for kids’ meals at all restaurants. The American Heart Association applauds California’s