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AACE, ACE Dyslipidemia Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

AACE, ACE Dyslipidemia Clinical Practice Guidelines Update

The new guidelines call for treating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in specific patient groups to lower goals than previously recommended.

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Metabolic Syndrome Rates Differ by Race, Ethnicity in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome Rates Differ by Race, Ethnicity in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

The highest prevalence of metabolic syndrome in women with polycystic ovary syndrome in the United States occurred in black women.

Statin Intolerance Contributes to Higher Risk for MI and CHD

Statin Intolerance Contributes to Higher Risk for MI and CHD

Patients with statin intolerance had a 36% higher rate of recurrent MI compared to those with high statin adherence.

Preeclampsia Increases Pregnancy-Associated Stroke Risk

Preeclampsia Increases Pregnancy-Associated Stroke Risk

Women with preeclampsia and pregnancy-associated stroke were more likely to have preexisting hypertension than controls.

Effect of Monthly High-Dose Vitamin D on CVD

Effect of Monthly High-Dose Vitamin D on CVD

Study results question the efficacy of monthly vitamin D supplementation as a method to prevent CVD.

Scientific Statement: Screening for Endocrine Hypertension

Scientific Statement: Screening for Endocrine Hypertension

Patients with endocrine hypertension experience a higher risk of cardiovascular issues, including stroke and death.

Natural Therapies: Avocado Consumption for Metabolic Syndrome

Natural Therapies: Avocado Consumption for Metabolic Syndrome

Investigators conducted a meta-analysis of 129 studies focused on avocado consumption to determine the benefit in metabolic syndrome and hypertension.

Diabetes Risk in Elderly Women Increased by Statin Use

Diabetes Risk in Elderly Women Increased by Statin Use

Although statins reduce CV events, they may increase the risk of new-onset diabetes in older women.

Failed Fertility Therapy Increases Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Events

Failed Fertility Therapy Increases Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Events

Failed fertility therapy was linked to an increase of long-term adverse cardiovascular events.

Hyperglycemia In Pregnancy Associated With Cardiometabolic Risk In Offspring

Hyperglycemia In Pregnancy Associated With Cardiometabolic Risk In Offspring

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes had elevated rates of abnormal glucose tolerance and were more likely to be overweight or obese.

Does Diet Impact Cardiometabolic Death Rates?

Does Diet Impact Cardiometabolic Death Rates?

Low intake of nuts and seeds, omega-3 fats, vegetables, fruits, and whole grains all impact a person's cardiometabolic health.

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