Search results for "Lifestyle Management"
New cardio guidelines change statin use, CVD risk assessment
The American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) issued 4 new cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines last week on cholesterol treatment, cardiovascular risk assessment, lifestyle management and management of overweight and obesity.
19 Nov 2013
Exercise a fitting path to improved health
Some physicians tout successes in getting patients moving more by suggesting incremental changes in their activity levels, and also by highlighting the more immediately visible payoffs.
1 Apr 2021
Sustained change a challenge for health
Health-linked incentives have become increasingly common, particularly by employers. But researchers are still trying to sort out what type and design of incentives are most effective and whether they hold significant potential to achieve both short- and long-term behavioral changes.
1 May 2016
Angina not associated with mortality in diabetes patients with coronary artery disease
Patients with type 2 diabetes and stable coronary artery disease had similar risk of cardiovascular events and death, regardless of whether they had angina or angina-like symptoms, a study found.
12 Feb 2013
Guidelines diminish cholesterol worries
Physicians can expect questions from patients confused by a committee's report stating that dietary cholesterol should no longer be considered “a nutrient of concern for overconsumption.”.
1 Jun 2015
Guideline released on management of non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) released the “2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes” (NSTE-ACS) last week.
30 Sep 2014
Consensus lacking on lifestyle and dementia
Boosting exercise, controlling blood pressure, and pursuing cognitive training are likely to lower the risk for cognitive decline and dementia in the long term, although the evidence is not conclusive.
1 Oct 2017
Improving rural health takes effort, energy
The need for improvements in the prevention of obesity and diabetes rates in poor and underserved communities has driven new outreach programs that range from smoking cessation in high school to dietary support in grocery stores.
1 Sep 2015