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Managing the elderly with cardiovascular disease

Prevalence of clinical and isolated subclinical cardiovascular disease in older adults with glucose disorders. ... Diabetes mellitus: subclinical cardiovascular disease and risk of incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality.
October 2011

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The patient's 10-year risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is 15.7%. In addition to therapeutic lifestyle changes, which of the following is the most appropriate treatment? ... risk assessment for primary prevention of atherosclerotic
December 2021

Another guideline problem involves inaccurate CV risk estimation

Another guideline problem involves inaccurate CV risk estimation. When the recent lipid primary prevention guideline released in 2013, I was deemed at “high risk” for cardiovascular disease. ... A recent Annals of Internal Medicine article,
May 2022

Rheumatologists consider cancer, cardiovascular disease Conference coverage addressing highlights: TNF-antagonists don't increase cancer risk, Patients with RA have about the same risk of developing cardiovascular disease ... Patients with RA have
February 2009

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Discontinuing aspirin is recommended after polypectomy in patients without established cardiovascular disease who are using aspirin as primary prophylaxis. ... Key Point. Aspirin for secondary prophylaxis in patients with established cardiovascular
April 2021

Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

Home blood pressure measurement is practical, feasible and gives you good measures of hypertension control and the risk of cardiovascular disease,” said Mahboob Rahman, ACP Member, a nephrologist and associate professor ... Home blood pressure actually
March 2011

Heart failure

Results were similar for the composite outcome of cardiovascular death or first hospitalization for heart failure. ... Although the complexity is most evident for HFrEF, combination therapies are endorsed and promoted across multiple domains, including
December 2021

Evidence evolving on aspirin as prevention

Aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer: U.S. ... Aspirin for prevention of cardiovascular disease. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017;14:E77. [PMID: 28880838] doi:10.5888/pcd14.170171.
March 2019

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This patient is at high risk for fracture and has a history of cardiovascular disease, making raloxifene a poor choice. ... Although this agent would be suitable for use after denosumab in patients with a high fracture risk, it is contraindicated in
April 2022

The never-ending push-pull of statins

Statins have proven their potential to reduce end-point outcomes, such as death from cardiovascular disease, Dr. ... Statin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults: US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.
April 2017

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