Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders Feature Archive
Skin disorders, particularly those with known inflammatory mechanisms, may be considered potential early markers for the development of insulin resistance leading to metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
Knowing that certain characteristics increase the risk for dermatology patients who may have metabolic syndrome will enable clinicians to identify patients who may have specific cardiovascular risks.
A patient living near an area experiencing frequent wildfires is concerned about the potential negative effect that the wildfires may have on his health.
The AHA now recommends replacing both saturated and trans fats with unsaturated fats from vegetable oils, nuts, seeds, and oily fish.
Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease through risk factor modification, including tobacco cessation, maintenance of a body mass index, and management of abnormal lipid levels, diabetes, and hypertension, is of great importance for the health of transgender individuals.
Despite multiple measures and goals to reduce US maternal mortality rates, the latest data suggest the United States is far behind the rest of the world in maternal health care.
The new guidelines call for treating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in specific patient groups to lower goals than previously recommended.
A recent investigation found that very low sodium intake may actually increase the risk for CVD and mortality.
A range of pharmacologic agents have a potential role in the management of NAFLD.
A historical analysis shows the Sugar Research Foundation may have influenced a review from Harvard researchers that downplayed the risks of sugar.
Adhering to the Mediterranean diet may stave off certain diseases, but the benefit on mortality remains questionable.
In light of ELITE trial results, estradiol hormone therapy may have a role in coronary heart disease treatment.
Patients with cardiovascular disease are 3 times more likely to develop depression, which makes psychosocial health monitoring essential.
Exercise's potential positive effects on cardiovascular disease and heart failure may be possible regardless of frequency and time of initiation.
Results from the SPRINT trial, reported at the American Heart Association, suggest that lower systolic blood pressure targets may be more effective in lowering cardiovascular risk.
With no established guidelines, much of the decisions for management of hypertension during stroke are based on clinician experience.
PCSK9 antibodies can safely and effectively treat high cholesterol in adults while reducing mortality rates.
New imaging techniques show promise for diagnosing NAFLD.
The first step in reducing the risk for cardiovascular disease is for health care professionals to get a full understanding of a patient's risk.
The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association guidelines prompt significant changes in lipid management.
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