Coronary Artery Disease Is a Term She Had to Learn to Accept

She was referring to it as her "heart issue" but that wasn't accurate (:56)
In this video, Vicki describes how her cardiologist urged her to own the label of heart patient so she would take better care of herself.

Vicki had a hard time accepting the possibility that her own lifestyle choices—stress, a fatty diet—may have contributed to her heart disease. That's one reason she has such a hard time calling herself a heart patient.

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