Article of the Week: Preventing Coronary Heart Disease

It’s important to know what steps you can take to guard against heart disease, especially in light of the news this week that Type 2 diabetes drug rosiglitazone (brand name Avandia) may increase the risk of heart attack and death from cardiovascular causes. This article focuses on risk factors that can be modified and questions you can ask your health-care provider to make sure that you are taking all the right preventive steps.

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