Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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QD: News Every Day--Update shows 1 in 3 overweight, 1 in 3 obese, for $300 billion in costs

Among the other factoids:. --The rate of death from cardiovascular disease fell 30.6% from 1998 to 2008. ... One third of deaths from cardiovascular disease occurred among younger than 75.
September 2020

Reducing my cardiovascular risks--the ongoing saga

Atorvastatin. Statin drugs reduce cholesterol and reduce vascular disease, though their effects in patients who have not had any cardiovascular events are minimal. ... cardiovascular disease.
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Patient-centered pilots need a PR makeover

Take for example, these two tools (here and here) available to the public to calculate risk for cardiovascular disease.
September 2020

Aspirin, questioning established wisdom

Note that it still may be warranted in some because of higher risk, and it's still recommended for most older patients if they have known heart disease. ... The FDA just added a block box warning for Uloric (febuxostat), a medicine used for gout, because
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Adults widely consume supplements with sometimes severe side effects

One study reported that high intake of supplemental calcium was associated with an excess risk of cardiovascular disease death in men but not in women. ... Seventy percent of women took calcium supplements, but it wasn’t associated with death from
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Risk score might predict dementia risk among diabetics

Results appeared in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. Eight factors were most strongly predictive: microvascular disease, diabetic foot, cerebrovascular disease, cardiovascular disease, acute metabolic events, depression, age, and education (C
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--'5 a day' fine, but more than that may not be needed

Eating 5 daily portions of fruit and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, particularly from cardiovascular disease, but beyond 5 portions appears to have no ... So, researchers conducted the meta-analysis of 16 studies
September 2020

Making space for preconception counseling in primary care

Pregnancy is the ultimate stress test, especially when it comes to cardiovascular health,” Dr. ... McGowan said. “If a woman develops a cardiovascular disease, whether that's hypertension or cardiomyopathy, during pregnancy or during that postpartum
May 2020

Pseudoconfusion about saturated fat: 5 reasons for 1 hot mess

meat; and that variation in palmitic acid did predict variation in heart disease rates. ... They share a very important blind spot. Both looked at variation in saturated fat intake and variation in cardiovascular disease and mortality, finding no
September 2020

Guidelines aim to clarify treatment of pre-diabetes

first line of defense in warding off full-blown disease, followed by selective drug treatment and frequent monitoring of symptoms. ... The guidelines recommend prescribing metformin or acarbose to high-risk patients, such as those with cardiovascular
September 2020

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