Category Archives: Heart Failure

These blogs are dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of heart failure. The contributing authors are nationally and internationally recognized for their contributions in the field of heart failure. Please feel free to suggest topics that can be discussed in future posts.

Diastolic heart failure – Part 2 – goals of treatment


By Julian Booker, MD Your wife finally convinces you to go see your doctor because the two months of worsening shortness of breath is not getting better and seems to be getting worse. The doctor walks into the room where … Continue reading

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Diastolic heart failure – Part 1 – what it is


By Julian Booker, MD I have been debating writing this post for weeks and have successfully deferred it in favor of other posts. This morning, following a conversation with myheartspecialist, I decided to tackle the subject. My hesitance was borne … Continue reading

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Heart Failure: How Much Salt Can I Eat?


By Jason L. Guichard, MD, PhD Heart failure is a devastating disease. By 2030, it is estimated that almost 1 in every 30 Americans will have heart failure. Right now, heart failure is the most common cause of hospitalization among … Continue reading

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