Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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Decision aids integral to shared decision making

A 68-year-old patient with a history of heart disease and a high risk of cardiovascular disease was reluctant to go on statins even after a decision aid showed doing ... Huang, MD, MPH, FACP, professor of medicine and director of the Center for Chronic
May 2019

Companies love misery?

There is evidence that overweight and obesity contribute to the risk of dementia, much of which is thought to result from cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance, or both. ... Companies can't possibly love the misery engendered by obesity, attendant
November 2021

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,
November 2021

The vegan argument

But let's be clear that arguments for vegan diets at a time of climate change, drying aquifers, industrial farming, assaults on biodiversity, rampant chronic disease, and global population pressures are ... Consider, for example, just these two facts. A
November 2021

Preventive aspirin inflames opinions

By 2003, at least one-third of American adults ages 35 and older, as well as 4 out of every 5 with cardiovascular disease, were taking aspirin daily or every other ... Frequency and practice-level variation in inappropriate aspirin use for the primary
May 2015

Medical News of the Obvious

Diet exercise = weight loss. And why should we care? Because obesity has some relationship to cardiovascular disease, according to a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, reported
November 2021

Age only one consideration in post-MI drug therapy

Physician perspectives on deprescribing cardiovascular medications for older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. ... Deprescribing in older adults with cardiovascular disease. J Am Coll Cardiol.
September 2020

Some thoughts on clinical judgement

You draw labs, exam him and calculate his 10-year risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease at 9%. ... He exercises, has a BMI of 24, and no family history of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
November 2021

Sodium studies, with a grain of salt

The particular goal of guidelines addressing salt (or sodium) intake is to prevent ambient high blood pressure, a major contributor to cardiovascular disease and the leading cause of stroke. ... They went on to note that excess sodium intake was
November 2021

Meat, potatoes, and mortality

The findings are nothing less than bizarre. Meat intake and saturated fat intake were associated with cholesterol, but not heart disease. ... The highest rates of death from cardiovascular disease in Europe are seen in Bulgaria, Romania, and Serbia.
November 2021

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