hidden Guest Post: Diabetes and heart health go hand-in-hand

Guest Post: Diabetes and heart health go hand-in-hand

Over time, high blood glucose can damage blood vessels and the nerves that control the heart over time. It’s just one of the ways diabetes and cardiovascular health go hand-in-hand. November is American Diabetes Month. Diabetes is a mismatch of the body’s ability to handle the glucose and calories from food that we take in.

hidden Johns Hopkins researchers recognized for contributions to cardiovascular science, medicine at 2022 Scientific Sessions

Johns Hopkins researchers recognized for contributions to cardiovascular science, medicine at 2022 Scientific Sessions

The American Heart Association presented awards to four individuals associated with the Johns Hopkins University and its medical system at the Association’s 2022 Scientific Sessions. Scientific Sessions is a premier global exchange of the latest scientific advancements, research and evidence-based clinical practice updates in cardiovascular science. The meeting was held in-person in Chicago and virtually

hidden Greater Maryland Heart Walk coming to State Fairgrounds Oct. 8 to raise lifesaving funds, encourage physical activity

Greater Maryland Heart Walk coming to State Fairgrounds Oct. 8 to raise lifesaving funds, encourage physical activity

The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting Maryland to its premier event to boost physical and mental health through healthy habits while supporting the lifesaving mission. On Oct. 8, 2022, starting at 8 a.m., Greater Maryland area Heart Walk participants and teams are

hidden Guest Post: Growing up with a congenital heart defect

Guest Post: Growing up with a congenital heart defect

Editor’s note: This guest post was written by Daniel Hess, a writer and filmmaker from Baltimore who grew up with a congenital heart defect. I was born with aortic valve stenosis, which was detected when I was only 1-year-old during a routine check-in with my pediatrician. My father would often reflect on this moment and

hidden St. Joseph School – Fullerton receives Kids Heart Challenge grant funds for health resources

St. Joseph School – Fullerton receives Kids Heart Challenge grant funds for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $1,291 to St. Joseph School – Fullerton in Baltimore County, to purchase bocce and badminton equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives