Heart Healthy: Practical Guide to Living Well

Podcast-style audio course - 12 Topics
Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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Concise yet thorough, this 12-lecture course could be among the best investments you’ll ever make. Learn how to live a heart-healthy life with one of the world’s most esteemed heart experts.

An award-winning professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Simeon Margolis channels decades of experience as a teacher and clinician into practical, easy-to-understand advice. He expertly guides you through the most vital questions about heart health, helping you navigate complex issues:

  • inherited and acquired risk factors,
  • diagnostic tests,
  • drug therapies,
  • heart-healthy changes in your diet,
  • positive changes in your exercise habits, and
  • achieving a heart-healthy lifestyle.

The human heart is a phenomenal organ: during the course of an average lifetime, it beats 2.5 billion times and pumps 50 million gallons of blood through the body. But diseases of the heart are the leading cause of death in America, affecting 25 million people—almost 10% of the population.

Becoming heart-healthy means understanding the risks you face and the ways to prevent those risks from becoming a reality. New medical science and technology have made as

Concise yet thorough, this 12-lecture course could be among the best investments you’ll ever make. Learn how to live a heart-healthy life with one of the world’s most esteemed heart experts.

An award-winning professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Simeon Margolis channels decades of experience as a teacher and clinician into practical, easy-to-understand advice. He expertly guides you through the most vital questions about heart health, helping you navigate complex issues:

  • inherited and acquired risk factors,
  • diagnostic tests,
  • drug therapies,
  • heart-healthy changes in your diet,
  • positive changes in your exercise habits, and
  • achieving a heart-healthy lifestyle.

The human heart is a phenomenal organ: during the course of an average lifetime, it beats 2.5 billion times and pumps 50 million gallons of blood through the body. But diseases of the heart are the leading cause of death in America, affecting 25 million people—almost 10% of the population.

Becoming heart-healthy means understanding the risks you face and the ways to prevent those risks from becoming a reality. New medical science and technology have made assessing risk easier than ever, but creating a healthy strategy that’s right for you can seem daunting.

Dr. Simeon Margolis, M.D., Ph.D., helps you do just that in this insightful set of talks. Erudite and accessible, this audio course helps listeners of all ages develop life-changing wellness strategies.

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Dr. Simeon Margolis, MD, Ph.D., is an award-winning professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he serves as Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Biological Chemistry. Dr. Margolis received his bachelor’s, medical, and doctoral degrees from The Johns Hopkins University. After completing his internship and residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1965, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor in Medicine. An expert on the prevention of coronary heart disease and the control of cholesterol metabolism, he was the Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Margolis has been a member of various committees for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, including the Metabolism Study Section, General Clinical Research Centers, National Diabetes Advisory Board, and the Arteriosclerosis Specialized Centers of Research Review Committees. In addition, he has acted as a member of the Endocrinology and Metabolism Panel of the US Food and Drug Administration. A former weekly columnist for The Baltimore Sun, Dr. Margolis has served for more than 20 years as Medical Editor of The Johns Hopkins Medical Letter: Health After 50.

  • Introduction
  • Understanding the Basics of Heart Disease
  • What is Your Risk of Heart Disease?
  • Recognizing Signs and Symptoms
  • How Doctors Evaluate and Treat Heart Disease
  • Your Lifestyle for a Healthy Heart, Part I
  • Your Lifestyle for a Healthy Heart, Part II
  • Lowering Your Blood Pressure
  • Lowering Your Cholesterol, Part I
  • Lowering Your Cholesterol, Part II
  • Preventing and Controlling Diabetes for Heart Health
  • Building Your Plan for a Healthy Heart

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