Saturday, June 15, 2024

Latinos Meet More Heart-Healthy Goals than Other Groups

Research has found that Latino-Americans have better blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels compared to any other racial and ethnic group in the United States. The study, which analyzed data from 16,000 Latino-American adults, found that 5% of Latino-Americans met six of the seven heart-healthy goals delineated by the American Heart Association, which is higher […]

Heart Disease Number One Killer of Hispanics

A recent report by the American Heart Association finds that the leading cause of death for Hispanics is cardiovascular disease. This preventable condition afflicts 27 percent of Latino males and 31.5 percent of Latinas.  More than one woman every minute dies from heart disease in the US and the rate is even higher in minority […]