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The Sleep-Cardiovascular Risk Relationship Highlighted at AHA2018
On Saturday at the America Heart Association Scientific Sessions we attended a morning session titled ‘Reducing Cardiometabolic Risk by Improving Sleep’, a topic that is near and dear to my heart. The four talks ranged in scope from how sleep can improve cardiovascular (CV) risk, to how much sleep one needs, to the role of […]
AHA2018- Cardiologists continue to lead the pack on big picture thinking
This is a very busy week for us at 20Lighter, as we have our two biggest medical conferences of the year back to back. On Saturday, the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions kicked off in Chicago. The three-day conference has been very well attended with ~13,000 total cardiology docs taking time out of the office […]
New Podcast Series!
In his latest podcast series, 20Lighter co-founder Dr. Gerry Dembrowski discusses “What is Making Us Sick & Fat”. The three episodes cover a pretty wide range of topics including ‘The Obesogen Hypothesis’ that postulates chemical food additives (artificial sweeteners, preservatives, etc) seriously contribute to weight gain and health problems, evidence showing the food and beverage […]
Let It Go: 5 Tips for Focusing on the Present & Maximizing Your Future
Letting go is not always easy. Something you did (or did not do), ideas, expectations, desires, people, bad habits… the list goes on. Sometimes our struggles weigh heavily on our shoulders long after they happen, holding us back and preventing us from moving forward. There are many theories why people are unwilling or unable to […]