Heart Healthy Podcasts

Listen in to Hoag-affiliated Cardiologists and Hoag Nurse Practitioners as they discuss heart healthy lifestyle tips and recommendations, including discussions around diets, exercise and maintaining your heart health in 2021.

Podcast 1

Featuring Dipti Itchhaporia, M.D., F.A.C.C. and
Lisa Kuecker, FNP-BC

In this podcast, Dipti Itchhaporia, M.D., F.A.C.C., Program Director of Disease Management at Hoag’s Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute, the Eric & Sheila Samson Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Health and the Vice President of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and Lisa Kuecker, FNP-BC, CHFN, Nurse Practitioner for Hoag’s Heart Failure Program discuss the importance of exercise, recommendations for daily exercise, including ideas for ways to get moving, and how to take on a plant-based diet.

Podcast 2

Featuring Subbarao Myla, M.D. and Brian Chesnie, M.D.

This podcast features Subbarao Myla, M.D., Program Director for Hoag Cardiac Cath Labs and the Dr. Joel H. Manchester Endowed Chair in Interventional Cardiology and Brian Chesnie, M.D., past chairman of Hoag’s Department of Cardiology. Together they discuss the advantages to multiple heart healthy diets, from vegan to Mediterranean, the importance around exercise, and how to balance the two to lead a heart healthy lifestyle.

Podcast 3

Featuring Babak Pezeshki, M.D. and Brenda Ryan, N.P.

This podcast features Babak Pezeshki, M.D., Interventional Cardiologist, and Brenda Ryan, MSN, Hoag Nurse Practitioner. Listen as they discuss stress – the good stress, the bad stress, and ways to manage stress, as well as ways to avoid living a sedentary lifestyle.