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QD: News Every Day--Overestimating cardiovascular risk

QD: News Every Day--Overestimating cardiovascular risk. How accurate is that online calculator for cardiovascular risk? ... The New York Times reports that some popular online versions of the Framingham risk score use a simplified formula that may
July 2020

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

QD: News Every Day--Obesity trumps adiposity for cardiovascular risk. Obesity contributes to cardiovascular risk no matter where a person carries the weight, concluded researchers after looking at outcomes for nearly ... Rather, because excess adiposity
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Rethink the daily aspirin for those without cardiovascular risk factors

QD: News Every Day--Rethink the daily aspirin for those without cardiovascular risk factors. ... are deemed to have a greater benefit to risk ratio and after taking into account patient preferences.".
July 2020

Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

Home blood pressure actually predicts the risk of cardiovascular events better than conventional measuring,” said Dr. ... Particularly at blood pressure over 135 or 140, home blood pressure is becoming a more sensitive measure of cardiovascular risk
March 2011

SPRINT stopped

We will need more research to understand when it's right to back off on aggressive cardiovascular risk factor treatment.
July 2020

Reflections on risk prediction

Cardiovascular risk has decreased over the past 30+ years. Thus, our predictions should change. ... The cardiovascular risk prediction models do not take into consideration family history, renal disease or fitness, yet we know that all of these factors
July 2020

Test responsibly

I have had plenty of conversations with patients over the years, for example, about the utility of measuring lipid subfractions or performing coronary artery calcium scoring to refine individual cardiovascular risk
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Mediterranean diet (without dieting) may reduce diabetes risk

A Mediterranean diet enriched with extra virgin olive oil but without calorie restrictions reduced diabetes risk among persons with high cardiovascular risk, a study found. ... and bioactive polyphenols, results in a substantial reduction in the risk for
July 2020

Reducing my cardiovascular risks--the ongoing saga

My health care. I decided to take medicine to reduce my cardiovascular risk. ... I recognize that my cardiovascular risk is pretty low, and when I am much older I may wish for a nice clean cardiac death before I lose my faculties.
July 2020

Humans, made to move it

Assessing a wide array of cardiovascular risk biomarkers, the investigators saw distinct patterns. ... All of these measures matter, predicting risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and more.
July 2020

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