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Managing the elderly with cardiovascular disease | ACP Internist

As patients are living longer, they're seeking more care for their cardiovascular diseases, as well as the accompanying comorbities such as diabetes. Effective therapy works in the older population, say the experts.
October 2011

QD: News Every Day--Hysterectomies may not increase cardiovascular disease risk : ACP Internist

Primary care physicians can assure women that the possibility of a hysterectomy doesn't necessarily lead to a higher risk of heart disease. ...
April 2019

QD: News Every Day--Chocolate's good effect is also its bad effect : ACP Internist

Eating a lot of chocolate was associated with a 37% reduction in cardiovascular disease and a 29% reduction in stroke compared eating less, ...
April 2019

New guideline offers recommendations for older patients with diabetes or prediabetes | ACP Internist Weekly | ACP Internist

The Endocrine Society's new clinical practice guideline recommends lifestyle therapy, then metformin, then second-line drugs (but not sulfonylureas and glinides) or insulin for diabetes patients ages 65 years and older, among other advice.
April 2019

Don't miss anaphylaxis in the hospital | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

One common error is to assume that anaphylaxis isn't present because the patient doesn't have hypotension or shock.
April 2019

'How can I raise my HDL?' : ACP Internist

"How can I raise my HDL?" I have often been asked this question during my years of practice. Lifestyle strategies include smoking cessation,...
April 2019

Sad state of American hearts : ACP Internist

My lament is literal, not figurative. As a humanist , I might well have cause to lament the figurative state of the American heart, too: the...
April 2019

Regulating salt : ACP Internist

On Wednesdays I like to go to McDonald's for lunch. This Wednesday, as usual, I ordered a double cheeseburger meal. With medium fries and a ...
April 2019

Another guideline problem involves inaccurate CV risk estimation : ACP Internist

When the recent lipid primary prevention guideline released in 2013, I was deemed at “high risk” for cardiovascular disease. This article, “...
April 2019

QD: News Every Day--New statin guidelines could create 13 million more adults eligible for prescriptions : ACP Internist

Statin guidelines released last year could increase the number of adults who would be eligible for statin therapy by 12.8 million, mostly fr...
April 2019

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