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Clinical Nutrition for Heart

5 tips for a healthy Ramadan fast

Fasting is central to observing Ramadan, and partnering with a primary care doctor can help you plan for a healthier celebration, particularly if you have chronic conditions.

6 health benefits of pumpkin and its spices – beyond the latte

Bethany Agusala, M.D., breaks down the nutritional value of pumpkin and pumpkin spice – and recommends a few healthy recipes that taste like fall.

What to do if someone collapses (or crumples) during exercise

While people collapse with cardiac arrest during exercise, they typically “crumple” with exercise-induced fainting. Ben Levine, M.D., discusses how to tell the difference and what to do for each.

What is eclampsia, and how is it different from preeclampsia?

Eclampsia is a severe form of preeclampsia. It’s a rare but serious condition in which high blood pressure leads to seizures during pregnancy.

25 water-rich foods to help you stay hydrated this summer

Drinking water isn't the only way to stay hydrated during extreme summer heat in North Texas. Check out these 25 water-rich foods.

Beyond weight loss: GLP-1 RAs reduce heart attack, stroke risk for Type 2 diabetes patients

Drugs like Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro are making headlines for their weight-loss prowess, but these GLP-1 RAs also reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular events in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

Fighting heart failure with ‘Fantastic Four,’ new guidelines

New AHA guidelines highlight the benefits of SGLT2i medications for patients with heart failure and advances in diagnosing and treating ATTR amyloidosis.

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.

Enjoy a heart-healthy Diwali with these tips and tasty recipes

South Asian Americans are at increased risk of heart disease. This Diwali, try these recipes that benefit heart health without sacrificing sweet, savory flavor.

Tackling the dual challenges of AFib and weight wellness

A 10% weight loss can reverse atrial fibrillation. UT Southwestern's program helps patient manage their weight and their AFib.

How caffeine affects heart health in kids

Caffeine is a daily habit for many U.S. kids and teens. Pediatric cardiologist Colin Kane, M.D., discusses how caffeine affects kids’ health, plus tasty beverage swaps.

Cardio-obstetrics: Improving care for pregnant patients with heart disease

Rina Mauricio, M.D., explains how UT Southwestern's expert cardio-obstetrics team collaborates to provide the best care for pregnant patients with heart conditions.

Advances in cardiac imaging open big window into the heart

UT Southwestern's Kartik Agusala, M.D., explains how advanced heart imaging, such as cardiac CT and MRI, benefit patients.

Eat well for less: 5 building blocks for a nourishing, affordable pantry

Eating well doesn’t have to break the bank. Consider these five building blocks to start your nourishing pantry from UT Southwestern Culinary Medicine Director Jaclyn Albin, M.D., and registered dietician Milette Siler.

How ‘diabetes drugs’ became valuable tools in treating heart failure

A surprise finding in SGLT2 inhibitor drug research has revealed a potentially groundbreaking heart failure treatment. Learn more from Darren McGuire, M.D.