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What are ideal blood sugar levels for preventing repeat strokes, heart attacks?

Blood sugar control has always been important for people with diabetes when it comes to preventing a stroke. In a new study from Seoul National...

What heart and stroke patients should know about COVID-19 vaccine boosters

COVID-19 vaccines offer protection against life-threatening disease caused by the coronavirus to people with heart disease and stroke, and a booster dose could bolster...

Standing at a church pulpit, a blood vessel burst in her brain

As a caretaker for her aging and ailing parents, Deborah Brown took on many responsibilities. At work, she dealt with extreme cases of child...

Diabetes and high blood pressure can increase brain damage in COVID-19

In a recent study published in Brain Communications, researchers reported the range of brain complications experienced by hospitalized adults in the UK with severe...

‘Angry and depressed,’ stroke survivor finds solace in helping others

Retired happily and resettled in a peaceful community near Salt Lake City, 70-year-old Doug Tapking is enjoying the good life – golfing and woodworking,...

Father’s fatal stroke a ‘wake-up call’ for sons

One Sunday in 2016, Dwight Tschetter felt lightheaded and lost consciousness. Paramedics rushed him to the hospital. At 67, he had a stroke that...

High school football player tackles stroke, heart condition

On a morning this past February, 16-year-old Carson Cathey got up, went downstairs and scarfed down a donut and glass of milk. His father, Patrick,...

Stroke at 39 left college professor unable to speak

A few months before her 39th birthday, Sherry Pinkstaff challenged herself to run for at least 15 minutes every morning – and she did,...

These diets helped women with diabetes cut heart attack, stroke risk

Eating patterns similar to the Mediterranean diet and the blood pressure-lowering DASH may help older women with Type 2 diabetes ward off heart attacks,...

After diabetes, stroke and heart attack, she’s learning to ‘fight smart’

Hyvelle Ferguson-Davis was reviewing paperwork at her office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, when the headache started. It grew stronger and stronger and her eyes blurred,...