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Mind Body Connection: My Heart Health Journey

By | CABG, Diabetes, fitness motivation, Glucose Monitor, Health, heart disease, how to be healthy, Insulin, Medical, Patient Engagement, patient experience, patient story, Patient Understanding | No Comments

February is Heart Health Month and in light of this, we sat down with Tracey Long who recently underwent triple bypass surgery (CABG) due to her underlying heart disease.  Tracey has been gracious enough to share her personal experiences with us and speak to the mind body connection and how it saved her life.  How did you know you were having #hearthealth problems?  Share your story with us in the comments below. Dr. Pendharkar: Tracey, thank you so much for talking with us today!  I’d like to give people a window into your world so they can better understand your…

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One Man’s Journey from Obesity to Health

By | Blog, fitness, fitness motivation, Health, Healthy lifestyle, how to be healthy, Medical, men's health, Mobile applications, personal trainer | 3 Comments

Growing up as a young African – American male in the inner city, the food options were like moving through a minefield of empty calories, high fat content and next to zero nutritional value.  A diet like this could only lead to poor health.  Have it your way: diabetes, hypertension, obesity, heart disease — the list goes on.  While some may judge this as an excuse, there is profound truth in the saying “we don’t know what we don’t know.”  I was simply doing the only thing I knew:  eating junk food as a staple, which I did for nearly…

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