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Anand Rohatgi, M.D.

Reducing South Asian heart attack risk with culturally tailored care

South Asian patients tend to develop heart disease earlier in life and at lower BMIs. Explore a new program at UT Southwestern designed to identify patients at risk and intervene to save lives.

Considering the keto diet? 3 health questions to think about

Is the keto diet safe? According to Anand Rohatgi, M.D., the answer is not as simple as ‘yes’ or ‘no.’ Patients should consider these 3 health questions before giving up carbs to lose weight or prevent heart disease. Learn more in this week’s MedBlog.

A new way of looking at ‘good’ cholesterol

Knowing how your cholesterol functions can help doctors determine your heart disease risk. A UT Southwestern cardiologist uses a garbage truck analogy to explain “cholesterol efflux.”

E-cigarettes: Too many unknowns

Smokers are turning to e-cigarettes as a way to quit. Dr. Anand Rohatgi explains research about the safety of the devices.