News & Updates

Alaska Heart Beat – Summer 2015

Jessica Kelley, Clinical Manager and RN

With the long days of summer already here in Alaska, AHVI is excited to share our summer newsletter that includes tips for making the perfect heart-healthy salmon, as well as lots of outdoor events to keep active all season. You can also read about the upcoming Mended Hearts Golf Tournament and learn about the AHVI difference that our patients experience.

The Circulation Blog - August 26, 2015

The Circulation Blog has discussed the effects of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) on our bodies and the damage it can cause in the past. Today, we are going to look at one cause of DVT – smoking. According to, smoking adversely affects the entire vascular system and its impact can go unnoticed for years. Read More

The Circulation Blog - August 19, 2015

Spider veins are more than just a cosmetic nuisance. In fact, they can indicate larger problems, such as early-stage varicose veins or poor circulation. There are many causes of spider veins, from hormonal changes to just living a sedentary lifestyle. These pesky veins can be itchy and painful. However, according to, they can be Read More