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Dog ownership linked to fewer cardiovascular risk factors

23-Aug-2019

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Dog owners have a lesser number of risk factors for heart disease.

Have the upper hand compared to owners of other pets and those without pets.

Got more exercise, and had healthier diets and lower blood sugar levels.

Studied about 1800 Czech adults aged between 25 and 64.

Published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes.

Man's best friend - a loving companion for mind and heart

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Doctor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Mayo Clinic.

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Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Director.

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Journal providig information about research that optimize medical and surgical patient care.