Click here to view the printable version or read below. Taking Care of Alaska’s Hearts When it comes to cardiovascular care in the 49th state, no one is more skilled, experienced and passionate than the team of board-certified physicians, advanced practitioners and skilled staff at Alaska Heart Institute. With offices around the state, we are dedicated to Read More
The “Alaska Heart Beat Blog” is dedicated to informing patients about numerous areas of cardiovascular health and prevention. It primarily focuses on the importance of being screened for cardiovascular disease and the risk factors associated with it, as well as information about varicose veins and venous insufficiencies.
If you have more detailed questions about the Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute, its Vein Clinic, or imaging and diagnostic testing services, please call 907-561-3211 for information or to book an appointment.
Click here to read the Alaska Dispatch News article about the 35th annual Alaska Heart Run, sponsored by the Alaska Heart Institute.
Despite many significant advances, heart disease is still the leading cause of death among men and women. Cardiovascular disease and its management can be complicated, and as a result, lends to common misconceptions. AHVI’s Dr. Christopher Dyke discusses these misconceptions and the benefits of lifestyle changes over surgery in this Fairbanks News Miner article.
In honor of Valentine’s Day and National Heart Month, the Alaska Heart Institute hit Anchorage’s streets with red hearts in the snow to spread the message of love and heart health awareness. Coastal Television followed the hearts on this special Valentine’s Day video segment featuring the Alaska Heart Institute. Watch the video here.
Looking for ways to eat healthy on the go? To avoid stopping for fast food, make sure you have a handful of healthy snacks in your car, at work and at home. Read more>>
In Alaska we’re lucky to have an abundance of fresh seafood at our fingertips. Salmon is a super food that is naturally rich in omega-3 fats, making it a friend of your heart as well as your taste buds! Check out Food Network for some healthy, palate-pleasing salmon recipes. Read more>>
A new study shows that the number of women who are aware that heart disease is the leading cause of death nearly doubled in the last 15 years! Check out the latest findings from the American Heart Association on women’s cardiovascular disease awareness. Read more>>
Wine and chocolate go hand-in-hand on Valentine’s Day, but learn how much of a “good thing” is too much for your heart. Dr. Kutchera was interviewed by KTUU on how wine and chocolate affect the heart.