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QD: News Every Day--Patient-centered pilots need a PR makeover

Take for example, these two tools (here and here) available to the public to calculate risk for cardiovascular disease.
December 2021

Asthma flare-ups face new evidence, new therapies This issue also covers changing use of aspirin for cardiovascular disease, decreases in the ability to ... In other news about changing treatments, aspirin
March 2019

Keep a close eye on the kidneys in diabetes

Albuminuria can be a marker for glomerular disease, as well as cardiovascular risk. ... These too really have been a gift to all the fields of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and nephrology,” said Dr.
September 2020

Guidelines aim to clarify treatment of pre-diabetes

first line of defense in warding off full-blown disease, followed by selective drug treatment and frequent monitoring of symptoms. ... The guidelines recommend prescribing metformin or acarbose to high-risk patients, such as those with cardiovascular
December 2021

Aspirin, questioning established wisdom

Note that it still may be warranted in some because of higher risk, and it's still recommended for most older patients if they have known heart disease. ... The FDA just added a block box warning for Uloric (febuxostat), a medicine used for gout, because
December 2021

More options available for psoriatic arthritis

Some patients present with joint pain first. As a systematic inflammatory condition, psoriatic arthritis is associated with significantly increased risk of cardiovascular disease, including myocardial infarction and stroke, diabetes, hypertension,
April 2019

Pseudoconfusion about saturated fat: 5 reasons for 1 hot mess

meat; and that variation in palmitic acid did predict variation in heart disease rates. ... They share a very important blind spot. Both looked at variation in saturated fat intake and variation in cardiovascular disease and mortality, finding no
December 2021

Reducing my cardiovascular risks--the ongoing saga

Atorvastatin. Statin drugs reduce cholesterol and reduce vascular disease, though their effects in patients who have not had any cardiovascular events are minimal. ... cardiovascular disease.
December 2021

QD: News Every Day--Overdiagnosis and the potential for harming patients

cardiovascular disease.
December 2021

Optimism, positive health and stroke risk

The study. The classic risk factors for cardiovascular disease (including stroke) include high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, cigarette smoking and diabetes. ... To reach this conclusion, Kim's group looked at data from 6,044 adults with no prior
December 2021

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