February challenges us with a combination of national heart month health advice and decadent Valentine's Day temptations. So, how do you strike the balance? Charles Katzenberg, MD, clinical professor of medicine and cardiologist at UA Sarver Heart Center who specializes in heart disease prevention, offers advice for indulging in Valentine's Day treats while caring for your heart in this "Healthy Dose" blogpost — his second entry for the blog.
Dr. Katzenberg also wrote about “Food and Politics: Deciphering the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines” for the Healthy Dose Blog in April 2016.
Dr. Katzenberg completed his cardiovascular disease fellowship at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson in 1982. He helped develop Arizona’s first Medicare-approved community cardiac rehabilitation program not in a hospital, cofounded the Fitness & Health Institute of Tucson (FIT) as well as the Heart Series, Arizona’s first intensive cardiac rehabilitation program—for which he was recognized in 2015 with a local Influential Health and Medical Leaders Award. And in 2010, he formed the Foundation for Cardiovascular Health, focused on coronary heart disease prevention. Read more…
Click here to read other topics in the UAHS "Healthy Dose" Blog.
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This article was adapted from one that appeared in a UA Sarver Heart Center e-newsletter. Contact: Katie Maass, Sarver communications director, (520) 626-4083.