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Pet Owners With Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes Have Healthier Hearts

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Dog heart health

Can we get a woof, woof? New research has found that a man's best friend may be his heart's best bet too!

A study published in the American Journal of Cardiology suggests people with chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol who own pets have healthier hearts then those with the same conditions who don't own pets.

After monitoring the changing heart rates of 191 people between the ages of 60 and 80 over a 24-hour period, researchers found those with a pet had higher heart rate variability than those who didn't.

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