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The true paradox of obesity

The current study, run out of Northwestern University among others, is called the Cardiovascular Disease Lifetime Risk Pooling Project. ... The more provocative finding, although not genuinely surprising, was a higher incidence of cardiovascular disease,
January 2020

Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

Home blood pressure measurement is practical, feasible and gives you good measures of hypertension control and the risk of cardiovascular disease,” said Mahboob Rahman, ACP Member, a nephrologist and associate professor ... Home blood pressure actually
March 2011

QD: News Every Day--Obesity trumps adiposity for cardiovascular risk

The main finding of this study does not, of course, diminish the importance of adiposity as a major modifiable determinant of cardiovascular disease," the authors wrote. ... Rather, because excess adiposity is a major determinant of the intermediate risk
January 2020

Evidence evolving on aspirin as prevention

Aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer: U.S. ... Aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular disease. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017;14:E77. [PMID: 28880838] doi:10.5888/pcd14.170171.
March 2019

QD: News Every Day--Diabetes kills far fewer as treatments improve

To determine whether all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality declined between 1997 and 2006, researchers from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention compared 3-year death rates of four consecutive ... Results appeared in the June issue of
January 2020

The never-ending push-pull of statins

Statins have proven their potential to reduce end-point outcomes, such as death from cardiovascular disease, Dr. ... Statin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.
April 2017

Chantix should not be withdrawn

The initial concern was raised by the FDA in their review of a study of 700 patients with known cardiovascular disease randomized to Chantix or placebo. ... The new study is a meta-analysis of studies looking at patients on Chantix without cardiovascular
January 2020

Who should take aspirin for prevention?

Aspirin has been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke. ... Further study is ongoing to research the issue of primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with aspirin in diabetic patients.
January 2020

Why OTC Lipitor is a bad idea

Readers of this blog know that I am a big proponent of cholesterol-lowering medications like Lipitor for patients at moderate to high risk of cardiovascular disease. ... They can argue that cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the US, and
January 2020

NAFLD treatment starts with weight loss, then other modes

today, is the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome and is associated with sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. ... Torres said, with the “big 3” being sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.
July 2016

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