diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes and Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

People with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease than those without diabetes. If you are living with these chronic conditions, it’s important to manage them as best as possible to reduce your risk for complications, including heart failure and stroke. Here’s what you need to know about managing heart disease with diabetes […]

HCA Walk With A Doc Events Are Back For 2024!

Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates is excited to announce that our Walk with a Doc events are back this spring! We are proud to have been part of this international initiative for six years, inviting patients to add exercise to their healthy heart regimen while having the opportunity to have their questions answered by our physicians. HCA […]

Why You Need to Know How to Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. Fortunately, it is also largely preventable, which means you have the power to keep you and your loved ones safe. At Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates (HCA), we don’t just help patients treat and manage heart disease—we help them avoid developing it in the first place […]

Tips for Heart Health: Self-Care

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S., where one person dies every 33 seconds from this serious condition. Fortunately, it is possible to prevent heart disease, even if you meet certain risk factors for it. Taking good care of your heart is easier than you may think, especially if you’re […]

What Is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is an extremely common medical condition. In fact, the odds are that you either know someone who has high blood pressure, or you have the condition yourself. Understanding more about high blood pressure and how to manage it can help keep you healthy over the long term. What […]

Exercise with Heart Conditions

Heart in Motion: Mastering Exercise with Heart Conditions

Exercising regularly is one of the best things you can do if you have a heart condition. Exercise can strengthen your heart muscle and help you manage your blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol. It can also help you lose excess weight. Here’s a brief guide to mastering exercise with heart conditions and requesting an appointment […]

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HCA Maintains Annual NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Recognition

Hunterdon Cardiovascular Associates (HCA) is proud to announce that we have maintained our recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) across all three of our locations and for all of our providers. This recognition confirms our commitment to consistent quality, as certain requirements must be met for […]

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How Stress Affects Your Heart Health

How Stress Affects Your Heart Health

Stress is a normal part of life that is guaranteed to happen from time to time. However, chronic stress—ongoing stress lasting for several weeks or months—can damage your heart and increase your risk for heart attack, arrhythmia, and stroke. Being aware of the effects of stress on your heart can guide you toward making healthy […]

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Who Is at Risk for Heart Disease?

Heart disease is the most common cause of death for both men and women. You may be wondering if it is genetic or if there are risk factors that you can modify in your lifestyle to help prevent heart disease. Some risks, such as increasing age, are unavoidable. However, others can be reduced by adopting […]

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Canceled: Saturday, June 10th Walk with a Doc Event

The current air quality conditions still pose a risk for those with pulmonary issues or cardiovascular disease. In an effort to keep everyone safe, we’ve made the decision to cancel our Walk with a Doc event on Saturday, June 10th, 2023. We hope to see you at our next walk. Stay tuned for details and […]

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