Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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Decisional conflict: Balancing risks, benefits for each patient

Because he had no risk factors for cardiovascular disease, the physician told him that the chance of stroke was low.
April 2012

Regents act to boost public view of primary care

The Regents also voted to:. Endorse a curriculum on cardiovascular disease prevention, which the College created in conjunction with the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American Heart Association;.
May 2009

Understanding heart failure in African Americans

that may explain how social determinants of health connect to cardiovascular disease. ... Stress-associated neurobiological pathway linking socioeconomic disparities to cardiovascular disease. J Am Coll Cardiol.
November 2019

Pearls for lowering lipids

In the trials, patients at the highest risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease events (acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction, stroke, angina, peripheral artery disease, or coronary revascularization) gained the most benefit from
July 2016

Reconciling conflicting diabetes guidance

poorly controlled, longstanding type 2 diabetes with already established cardiovascular disease or multiple cardiovascular disease risk factors, not reflecting the majority of patients, and using older drugs with side effects of ... disease or congestive
June 2018

Does ACA coverage really make a difference?

Adults with cancer, cardiovascular disease (including hypertension, coronary heart disease, and congestive heart failure), stroke, respiratory failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or asthma exacerbation, hip fracture, seizures, and
March 2015

Treating skin ulcers in the office

There has not been a commensurate drop as there has been with cardiovascular disease and other complications of diabetes,” said Dr. ... I would say the data is still inconclusive, but I would refer patients who had nonhealing diabetic pressure ulcers
June 2020

Catch up on new COPD guidelines

Internists know they see a lot of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but they might not realize quite how many. ... Cho favors the latter. Don't forget to also identify and treat comorbidities, which commonly include
June 2018

Points to consider in palliative care

Stop statins in patients with poor prognosis and no active cardiovascular disease. ... Hagman. In a trial of 381 adults with recent functional deterioration but no recent active cardiovascular disease, those who discontinued statin therapy had improved
July 2018

Sad state of American hearts

They refer only to overt evidence of cardiovascular disease, not to the risk factors for risk factors that are on plain display long prior. ... The new approach to cataloguing BP is well justified. Stated differently: we are not over-diagnosing
November 2021

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