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La Guia de Buena Salud Para Un Corazon Sano: A National Alliance for Hispanic Health Book (Buena Salud Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

"Tuvieron que pasar diecisiete aÑos desde que mi mamÁ muriÓ de una enfermedad del corazÓn para que yo pudiera escribir extensamente sobre este tema. Toda mi investigaciÓn ha documentado que los muchos logros que se han alcanzado en este breve periodo no son sÓlo asombrosos, sino que podrÍan haberle salvado la vida a mi madre. . . . Al presentar informaciÓn en este libro de una manera que incluye las experiencias de gente real, espero que puedas dar los pasos necesarios para tener y mantener el corazÓn lo mÁs sano posible".

—De la introducciÓn por la Dra. Jane L. Delgado

En un tono cÁlido y conversacional, esta invaluable guÍa detalla todo lo que los lectores deben saber sobre la principal causa de muerte en Estados Unidos:

  • cÓmo funciona el corazÓn
  • cÓmo surgen los problemas del corazÓn y quÉ se puede hacer para evitarlos
  • quÉ sabemos sobre las enfermedades del corazÓn en hispanos
  • el programa de 10 puntos de la Dra. Delgado para conservar el corazÓn sano
  • una guÍa de consulta rÁpida sobre las enfermedades mÁs comunes, herramientas de diagnÓstico y procedimientos
  • preguntas clave para tu proveedor de servicios de salud
  • herramientas para ayudarte a tomar las riendas de tu salud
  • dÓnde obtener informaciÓn fidedigna por Internet, tanto en inglÉs como espaÑol, y mÁs

Synopsis:

Available in both English and Spanish-language editions, The Buena Salud™ Guides present the best in health advice and cutting-edge science, with real-life stories featured throughout. Written by the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the books are thoroughly reviewed by a panel of leading health experts and medical professionals.

Opening with a personal story from Dr. Delgado about her mother's experience with heart disease, this invaluable guide details everything readers need to know about the leading cause of death for all men and women in the U.S.

Guia de Buena Salud™ para un corazon sano explains:

  • how the heart is only part of a complex system
  • how heart problems develop and what can be done to avoid them
  • achievable lifestyle changes to maintain heart health

Special sections include information on the Top 20 things your health care provider may say (and understanding what it really means)

  • key questions for your health provider
  • tools to help you make activity a daily part of life
  • resources for eating heart healthy con sabor (with flavor)
  • and where to get information you can trust in both English and Spanish on the Internet.

About the Author

Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S. is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nations largest organization of health and human service providers to Hispanics. Delgado came to her position at the Alliance after serving in the Immediate Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). A practicing clinical psychologist, Delgado is the author of The Latina Guide to Health (La guía de salud). She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband Mark and daughter Elizabeth.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557049445
Author:
Delgado, Jane L., Phd
Publisher:
Newmarket Press
Introduction by:
Lewin, Jack
Introduction:
Lewin, Jack
Author:
Lewin, John C
Author:
Delgado, Jane L.
Author:
Delgado, Jane L., PhD
Author:
Lewin, Jack
Subject:
Diseases - Heart
Subject:
Healthy Living
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Buena Salud Guides
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
Spanish
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Available in both English and Spanish-language editions, The Buena Salud™ Guides present the best in health advice and cutting-edge science, with real-life stories featured throughout. Written by the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the books are thoroughly reviewed by a panel of leading health experts and medical professionals.

Opening with a personal story from Dr. Delgado about her mother's experience with heart disease, this invaluable guide details everything readers need to know about the leading cause of death for all men and women in the U.S.

Guia de Buena Salud™ para un corazon sano explains:

  • how the heart is only part of a complex system
  • how heart problems develop and what can be done to avoid them
  • achievable lifestyle changes to maintain heart health

Special sections include information on the Top 20 things your health care provider may say (and understanding what it really means)

  • key questions for your health provider
  • tools to help you make activity a daily part of life
  • resources for eating heart healthy con sabor (with flavor)
  • and where to get information you can trust in both English and Spanish on the Internet.

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