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Articles from Heart Advisor (May 1, 2013)

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"Achievable" dietary sodium goals could lead to major benefits. Brief article 127
Ask the doctors. Interview 667
Benefits of quitting smoking greater than risks of weight gain: a recent study finds that the extra pounds that often go on after you quit smoking are much less of a cardiac threat than continued smoking. 306
Darbepoetin alfa not advised for anemic heart failure patients: a recent study shows the popular medication didn't improve the health of heart failure patients whose conditions are complicated by anemia. Clinical report 320
Eggs may be safer for heart health than previously thought. 190
Gastric bypass may help put type 2 diabetes into remission: the surgery allows the pancreas to start making insulin and normalize blood sugar levels, but the procedure isn't for everyone. 407
Know the latest in stroke prevention and treatment: new research highlights the dangers of calcified coronary arteries and the benefits of brisk walking after a stroke. 836
Mediterranean diet tops low-fat eating plan for heart health: olive oil and mixed nuts were seen as important parts of the eating plan. 713
Older patients like remote monitoring, but prefer in-person visits. 188
Patients with diabetes may not have to limit fruit consumption. 121
Risk factor control needs more attention in diabetes patients: while studies show blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol management is getting better, there is still much room for improvement. 232
Subcutaneous ICD may be a better option for some heart rhythm patients: the device's lead is not in direct contact with the heart, unlike the more traditional implantable cardiac defibrillator, but there are some limitations with the technology. 745

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