Task force targets Suffolk's high heart-disease death rate

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Tricia Restucci of East Setauket had a stroke when she was 34. She had a heart attack when she was 38. Full Story
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Obsurd

East Northport, NY

#23 Jun 23, 2008
The true facts!!

Diabetes is one of the prime causes of heart disease. 95% of doctors do not know how to treat it. Many doctors, I don’t know the percentage, but I’ll bet its up there, don’t know about health or nutrition. They don’t really know what causes heart disease, they only know what the pharmaceutical companies tell them. It is not just cholesterol. In fact Cholesterol is only a small part of it. When you see a doctor, all they can do is write a prescription and or send you for tests which usually result in more tests, surgery or more prescriptions.

Another point for those of you in Suffolk should know. Suffolk County used to have one of the best pediatric heart surgery facilities in the state if not the nation. For political reasons, it was arbitrarily and capriciously shut down by the Health Commissioner under Pitaki because she did not get the job as the Dean of the Madical School. The New Commissioner underwhoever is our governor now followed suit.. If your child should need such treatment, you are %$^& out of luck.

Another point! When you choose a doctor, it could be prudent to choose one that is at least as healthy as you are.
Maggie

AOL

#24 Jun 23, 2008
JMB wrote:
"Affluent" is a relative term. Compared to most of New York state, the majority of the U.S. and most certainly compared to the rest of the world, Long Island is a very affluent society. One need not be very "intelligent" to understand that. Sorry if you are felling insecure. Get over it and broaden your perspective a little.
On the average,people make more on LI but the cost of living wipes out any increase in income .
Pandadoll

Hackensack, NJ

#25 Jun 23, 2008
1) Portion control

2) Low fat...only "good" fats

3) No added sugar

4) Vegetable/plant based diet

5) Whole grains, whole foods

6) No "processed" foods...Food that exists with out processing it to eat it. Raw foods.

7) High Fiber

8) 30 minutes of movement per day. Doesn't have to be all at once.
Pandadoll

Hackensack, NJ

#26 Jun 23, 2008
Good money management PREVENTS cost of living problems..........
Jane from Babylon

Washington, DC

#27 Jun 23, 2008
unreal wrote:
Overweight over taxed over stressed
I moved from li 14 years ago and will never look back to take a look at li from the outside is incredable
I go back and cant beleive i was one of these mean stressed out compeditive people.. I live in a friendly place with very low crime nice people who help each outher small schools low taxes no traffic and a simple life with low stress.The LI i grew up in is long gone, Its a place i no longer know or want to know.
love the spelling. enjoy bumbledick.
Uncle Jesse

AOL

#28 Jun 23, 2008
unreal wrote:
Overweight over taxed over stressed
I moved from li 14 years ago and will never look back to take a look at li from the outside is incredable
I go back and cant beleive i was one of these mean stressed out compeditive people.. I live in a friendly place with very low crime nice people who help each outher small schools low taxes no traffic and a simple life with low stress.The LI i grew up in is long gone, Its a place i no longer know or want to know.
So true, I fled there 3 yrs ago and now I am finally laid back. I still frequent the craphole over my business interest finding that working only three days on LI affords my PA home and support for my family. I'd rather not be out there at all since my blood pressure has considerably dropped since moving up here .
dom

New York, NY

#29 Jun 23, 2008
Pandadoll wrote:
Good money management PREVENTS cost of living problems..........
Bollox.

The "cost of living" afforded to SS recipients and fed retirees most recently was 1.3%.

Do your own damn math to calculate the increase in fuel oil, car gas, food and school taxes and take your sanctimonious blather where the sun don't shine.

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