Cardiovascular Disease

Physicians Should Get Patients to Move More to Help with Cardiometabolic Health, Says One Expert
October 26, 2022

To help patients improve their cardiometabolic health, encourage them to move more, according to one speaker from CMHC 2022.

Real-world Study Suggests Need for Earlier Diagnosis of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis
October 21, 2022

CMHC 2022: Patients with NASH are often not diagnosed until an advanced stage, and have a high burden of comorbidities, according to new study.

The Daily Dose: Dueling DOACS
October 20, 2022

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PCPs, Cardiologists May Not Adequately Stratify, Treat CV Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
October 19, 2022

CMHC. PCPs and cardiologists appeared to perform only half of items considered necessary for care of T2D patients in a new simulated patient study.

Drop in Vitamin D Implies Increased Cardiovascular Risk in T2D, According to New Research
October 19, 2022

CMHC 2022: A decrease in vitamin D levels is associated with increased cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to new study.

Apixaban Found More Effective than Rivaroxaban in Patients with AFib and Valvular Heart Disease
October 19, 2022

In the absence of randomized controlled head-to-head trials comparing the 2 anticoagulants, study authors say clinicians should consider their findings when choosing treatment.

The Daily Dose: More Readmissions in Women than Men after Myocardial Infarction
October 18, 2022

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More Readmissions in Women than Men after Acute Myocardial Infarction, New Study Finds
October 17, 2022

Findings underscore the need for ongoing efforts to improve prevention strategies, as CVD risk factors in younger women continue to rise, according to authors.

The Daily Dose: CVD Risk Factors Linked to COVID-19 Death
October 14, 2022

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CVD Risk Factors May Pose Greater Risk for COVID-19 Mortality than Preexisting Heart Disease
October 13, 2022

Smoking, age, diabetes, race/ethnicity, and BMI may all pose a greater risk for mortality in severe COVID-19 infection than preexisting CVD, study suggests.