Addressing Heart Health for Black Women in Clinical Practice

An interview with Beverly Yates, ND

By Natural Medicine Journal

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A higher percentage of black women die of heart disease each year than women of any other race. Why is that? And even more importantly, what can integrative healthcare practitioners do about it? Your African American female patients will want you to listen to this interview with women’s health expert Beverly Yates, ND. Yates, who is the author of the book Heart Health for Black Women, provides practical, insightful advice for clinicians on this important topic.

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Approximate listening time: 22 minutes

About the Expert

Beverly Yates

Beverly Yates, ND, is a diabetes expert and author who has more than 27 years of experience working with those who struggle with blood sugar issues related to type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. Yates is the creator of the Blood Sugar Mastery program, a simple and effective lifestyle-based program for people who have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, to lower blood sugar levels, and achieve healthy A1C and fasting blood sugar levels. Yates is an internationally recognized speaker and expert in the field of diabetes and heart disease, and a published author. She graduated from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR in 1994. She is also a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she earned her undergraduate degree in electrical engineering.

About the Author

Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine.