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Smartphone apps remind patients to take their meds

...symptomless conditions, such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol. Those patients are less likely to regularly take...used classes of drugs for depression, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, the company claims at least 80 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-25/smartphone-apps-remind-pat
Medicine Today: Skipping breakfast might affect heart health

...than those who ate breakfast.While previous studies have linked skipping breakfast with a higher risk of having high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes, Rimm's study is the first to report that individuals who skip breakfast might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-08-15/medicine-today-skipping-brea
Heart tests at University help firefighters

Augusta Fire Department Battalion Chief Chris Reid knew he had high cholesterol and triglyceride levels and has been trying to eat better. What surprised him was how far down the road he was toward developing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-06-07/heart-tests-university-help-
More than 200,000 die from preventable stroke, heart disease

...but little for those younger.Part of that might be insurance and preventive care, Frieden said. For those with high cholesterol, 64 percent older than 65 were getting the appropriate treatment and cholesterol-lowering drugs, compared with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-03/more-200000-die-preventable-
Cholesterol screenings offer better look at risks

...long, Bowman said, doctors and patients have relied on standard cholesterol screening and then statins to lower high cholesterol."We've been very satisfied over time," he said. "It's frightening to think we've been having this feeling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-30/cholesterol-screenings-offer-
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United Way of the CSRA sponsors new agencies

...to uninsured patients. The most common health problems center physicians see are high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity, said Communications Director Ron Skenes."You can't deal with these types of long-term health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-27/united-way-csra-sponsors-new-
Cholesterol findings iffy

...that children be tested for high cholesterol.I have yet to read a definitive study that proves that high cholesterol causes sickness and death. It's...Even if one believes that high cholesterol is dangerous for adults, children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-11-23/cholesterol-findings-iff
Augusta business releases improved solutions for common treatment mistakes

...medically inappropriate, and many patients living with the dangerous triad of uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol will wind up with kidney failure and find themselves on dialysis," Palmer said. "Such inappropriate and ineffective...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-02-14/augusta-bus
Aiken health clinic needs donations, volunteers

...prescription medicine free to uninsured patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and asthma."We take them out of the emergency room pitfall," Stinson said. "We've been able to take care...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2012-04-16/aiken-health-clinic-needs-don
Matz, Baffert might have Kentucky Derby favorites

...lucky twice."Baffert knows you can.His lifestyle of eating fried food and lots of meat, combined with already high cholesterol, caught up with him last month. He fell ill and was rushed to a hospital, where surgeons inserted three stents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-05-01/matz-baffert-might-h