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