Chronic Disease Management & Prevention

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April 15, 2022

A Heart of Gold

Kambe Padgett suffered from heart disease even before she knew she had it. “I was in the fight without realizing it,” she said. Growing up in a small town near Seward, Kambe was always sick. Her mom and dad took...
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September 23, 2021

Dr. Willcox Presents Study at Heart Rhythm Society: When Reviewing Heart Monitor Data, Human Technicians Outperform Artificial Intelligence by Over 200 Percent

We’re extremely pleased to join the national cardiology community in applauding Dr. Mark Willcox, electrophysiologist at AHVI, for his ground-breaking study into the effectiveness of top heart monitors. As a result of his research, Dr. Willcox found that human technicians...
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January 15, 2018

Healthy for Good and Whole Body Fitness

This year, AHVI is a major sponsor of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Healthy for Good movement. Healthy for Good is a new, exciting movement dedicated to whole-body health and wellness. Their approach is simple: Eat smart. Add color. Move...
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September 25, 2017

Cold-Weather Fitness Tips: Staying Active During the Winter Months

With fall upon us, and winter just around the corner, now’s the time to think about how you can remain active during the colder months. It’s much easier to get out and active during the summer, and with longer periods...
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August 14, 2017

Routine Checkups and Achieving Ideal Cardiovascular Health

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), cardiovascular diseases, which include coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, stroke and heart failure, continue to be the leading cause of death both in the United States and around the world. In the...
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July 25, 2017

Staying Fit While In the Office

Working in an office may seem relatively safe, but there are several health risks associated with the office environment that go unrecognized. Sitting for long hours at work with lack of physical activity can wear on your heart’s health and...
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July 5, 2017

Grill Your Way to a Healthy Heart

With Summer underway, and the fourth of July holiday just around the corner, now is the time to be outside grilling and enjoying the sun! For many, hot dogs and burgers are a barbeque go-to, but these summertime classics can...
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June 16, 2017

Healthy Fats for a Healthy Heart

During the summer months, Alaska’s salmon head toward freshwater with fishermen in tow– and rightfully so. This nutrient-rich fish is ideal for those searching for a heart-healthy and more balanced diet, packing a lean 230 calories and 26 grams of...
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July 27, 2016


Heart disease and stroke: the importance of early detection   Did you know that having a parent or sibling with cardiovascular disease means your risk is increased by as much as 100 percent? Or, that your chance of having a...
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July 13, 2016


Eat and hike your way to healthier veins during National Blueberry Month July is National Blueberry Month, and that means there’s no better time to squeeze in a quick workout while stocking up on this healthy snack. Varicose veins can...
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