High Cholesterol and Obesity




Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. Samantha Chen, Registered Nurse at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, says the majority of the people she sees have high cholesterol.

“All of the advantages in the preventive space and in the treatment space with angioplasty, thrombolytics, defibrillators and transplants have made a huge impact upon having people with heart disease living longer,” points out Ted Feldman, Medical Director of Prevention and Community Health.

Regarding obesity epidemic, he highlights all the good work that has been done could be lost if they don’t get control of this disease.

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