Internists know they see a lot of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but they might not realize quite how many. ... Cho favors the latter. Don't forget to also identify and treat comorbidities, which commonly include
poorly controlled, longstanding type 2 diabetes with already established cardiovascular disease or multiple cardiovascular disease risk factors, not reflecting the majority of patients, and using older drugs with side effects of ... disease or congestive
Adults with cancer, cardiovascular disease (including hypertension, coronary heart disease, and congestive heart failure), stroke, respiratory failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or asthma exacerbation, hip fracture, seizures, and
But because RA is a disease of inflammation, it can lead to systemic problems. ... Indeed, recent research has found that RA patients have as high a risk for cardiovascular disease as do diabetics, or perhaps even higher, although it isn't always
While truly decisive evidence of benefit related to any one health condition has been elusive, there are strong suggestions of benefit related to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, dementia, traumatic brain injury, autoimmune ... a population of 10,000
A diet cannot be good for health unless it reduces the risk of heart disease and diabetes. ... that such dietary patterns are associated with both weight control and better health overall: less cardiovascular disease, less diabetes and less risk of dying
The findings are nothing less than bizarre. Meat intake and saturated fat intake were associated with cholesterol, but not heart disease. ... The highest rates of death from cardiovascular disease in Europe are seen in Bulgaria, Romania, and Serbia.
By 2003, at least one-third of American adults ages 35 and older, as well as 4 out of every 5 with cardiovascular disease, were taking aspirin daily or every other ... Frequency and practice-level variation in inappropriate aspirin use for the primary
You draw labs, exam him and calculate his 10-year risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease at 9%. ... He exercises, has a BMI of 24, and no family history of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Some members are still convincingly linked to important adverse health effects, notably increased risk of cardiovascular disease. ... Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the prevention