AMERICAN HEART MONTH

AMERICAN HEART MONTH

As February unfolds, we find ourselves in the midst of AMERICAN HEART MONTH – a crucial time to raise awareness about cardiovascular health and promote habits that can save lives. The Heart’s Vital Role: The heart is undeniably the engine of our bodies, tirelessly...
UNDERSTANDING DIABETES AND HEART HEALTH

UNDERSTANDING DIABETES AND HEART HEALTH

November is more than just the month of falling leaves and chilly weather; it’s also Diabetes Awareness Month. This annual observance is dedicated to shedding light on a condition that affects millions worldwide. Diabetes is a chronic illness that, if left unmanaged,...
REDUCE SUGAR INTAKE FOR HEART HEALTH

REDUCE SUGAR INTAKE FOR HEART HEALTH

Introduction: In today’s fast-paced world, the consumption of sugar has skyrocketed. From sodas to processed foods, sugar is hidden in many products and has become an integral part of our daily diet. While a sweet treat now and then is enjoyable, excessive sugar...
PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH

PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH

September is recognized as PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH. To kickstart our journey of awareness and understanding, let’s delve into what Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is, its risk factors, symptoms, and the importance of early detection and prevention....
August is National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month, a time dedicated to enhancing our well-being and taking proactive steps toward a healthier lifestyle. One of the most impactful ways to do this is by getting health screenings. At Louisiana Cardiovascular & Thoracic Institute, we...