Lifestyle counseling, combined with diet and exercise, reduces hypertension and improves cardiovascular outcomes.
Women experienced the same CV benefits in statin trials, despite having slightly elevated on-treatment LDL cholesterol.
Elevated baseline blood pressure was linked to higher 6-month CVD incidence.
Patients with diabetes had more CV risk factors and higher rates of noninvasive testing positivity.
Time to presentation grew for every unit increase in patient's hemoglobin A1c level.
HRT in postmenopausal women was linked to lower CAC scores and a lower risk of long-term, all-cause mortality.
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