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The Story of TAVR Patient Number 12

Replacing damaged heart valves with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) – a minimally invasive procedure – improves the quality of life for the critically ill people who undergo it, recent research reviews show. This is no surprise to Prescott Valley resident Nicholas “Red” Demino and his daughter, Lily Bergin, of […]

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Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s Diabetes Education Program Merits American Diabetes Association Recognition

The prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the Pendleton Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center. The ADA believes that YRMC’s diabetes Education Program offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment and management. […]

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YRMC Reversing Heart Disease Support Group: Learning Together to Manage and Possibly Reverse Disease

In 1978, cardiologist Dean Ornish, MD, set out to prove that healthy lifestyle habits and a plant-based diet could stop, and even reverse, the progression of heart disease. Fast-forward thirty-nine years: the Ornish Reversal Program™ has helped thousands of people significantly improve their heart function, restore vibrant health, and even […]

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5 Habits for a Healthy Heart

Ask Jill Potter, RN, the number one way to lower your risk for heart disease and she doesn’t hesitate before responding: “get up and get moving.” Potter – who has earned certification both as an Exercise Physiologist and a Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional – understands how the heart responds to exercise. She […]

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