Tag Archives: Heart

AHA News: Why Are Women With Diabetes at Greater Risk for Poor Heart Health?

TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Diabetes can be a risk factor for heart disease – but for women, the condition can lead to worse outcomes than for men. The statistics are striking: Compared to their male counterparts, women with diabetes have a twofold increased risk of heart disease. They’re also more… Read More »

Fried Foods Tied to Heart Disease in Women

Eating fried foods may increase the risk of heart disease and death in women over 50. Researchers used health and dietary data on 106,966 postmenopausal women enrolled in a large health study between 1993 and 1998, and followed their health through the beginning of 2017. They found that compared with women who ate none, those… Read More »