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The Heart of Everything? Food and Cardiovascular Disease


Resource Type: Nursing Lecture
Presenter: Kerrie Davies
Listening Time: 22 Mins
Date Added: 24/07/2017
Date Recorded: 25/08/2015
Date Reviewed:
Event: Linking Chronic Illness to Food
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Some foods increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) whilst other may offer protection. CVD is characterised by a narrowing of the arteries and build up of plaque. Clearly, food is directly linked to these changes.


Topics covered

  • Which foods protect our heart health and why?
  • Why do certain foods damage our heart?
  • What is the best dietary advice we can give to patients to protect their heart health?


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Presenter Biographies

Critical Care, Cardiac/Cardiology, Diabetes
Kerrie Davies has extensive nursing experience within the critical care arena, including 24 years in education. She has been a clinical educator of intensive care, coronary care and emergency care as well as working as a Graduate Coordinator and Education Manager. Kerrie has a Critical Care certificate, a Graduate Diploma in Education, a Certificate IV in Workplace Training, a Certificate IV in Advanced Cardiac Technology and a Certificate in Diabetes Education. She has a passion for cardiology and teaching ECG interpretation. She currently works in the Emergency Department of Maroondah Hospit...

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