A patient living near an area experiencing frequent wildfires is concerned about the potential negative effect that the wildfires may have on his health.
Further studies are needed to assess whether beta-blockers are effective in reducing mortality and coronary events in patients with diabetes receiving optimal medical treatment.
Compared with the enalapril-treated group, those treated with sacubitril/valsartan were found to have significantly slower kidney decline.
The American Diabetes Association has updated its Clinical Standards of Medical Care guidelines for identifying and managing cardiovascular risk factors in diabetes.
Researchers examined whether menopausal symptoms, quality of life, and depression are related to arterial stiffness, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
Changes in serum insulin and homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance and beta cell function were significantly greater compared to the control diet
Compared with standard care, noninvasive coronary artery disease screening reduced cardiac events by 27% in individuals with asymptomatic diabetes. Results justify larger, appropriately powered trials to potentially revisit current recommendations.
Results from the ongoing Platinum Study revealed the prevalence of risk factors for CVD among survivors of testicular cancer who received chemotherapy for their cancer.
Early treatment of cardiovascular disease risk factors such as dyslipidemia and hypertension will have long-term benefits with low risk and cost and should be more widely used in pediatric type 1 diabetes care.
Only about 50% of adults with familial hypercholesterolemia are on statin therapy, and approximately 30% of those are taking high-intensity statins.
Change in body mass index to overweight during puberty significantly increases men's risk of heart failure later in life.
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