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>>
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.
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.