Expert Interviews

Bariatric Surgery: Clinician and Patient Barriers to the First Conversation
September 23, 2020

A clinical psychologist from the Mayo Clinic Bariatric Center in Jacksonville, FL, explains and corrects key misperceptions that inhibit open discussion of the therapy.

Pandemic Makes Remote BP Monitoring Essential
September 16, 2020

COVID-19 has been a boon for 1 chronic disease: hypertension. Brigham and Women's hypertension expert Dr Naomi Fisher says home BP monitoring programs are expanding, at last.

How to Fine Tune Telemedicine for Older Adults
September 11, 2020

Video: How to ensure the best virtual visit for your older patients is discussed by an otologist and a gerontologist from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Home-based BP Measures Should Drive Treatment Decisions
September 09, 2020

Home blood pressure monitoring, performed accurately, is the key to data that will guide optimal hypertension treatment. Dr Naomi Fisher talks with Patient Care.

REDUCE-IT Trial Data Updates: Key Takeaways
September 04, 2020

A discussion on recent data updates from the REDUCE-IT trial, and their practical implications for physicians managing cardiovascular risk.

Diana Isaacs, PharmD: An Overview of Insulin Affordability in 2020
September 01, 2020

Insulin affordability is an ongoing discussion topic for patients with diabetes and their care providers. The already difficult issue has been further compounded by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

NAFLD/NASH thought to Drive Cardiovascular Death, Researcher Explains
August 27, 2020

Interview: The liver disease itself, and not the associated metabolic dysfunction, may lead to CV death in these patients. Seth Baum, MD, is involved in research for a treatment.

ID Expert Caught up in COVID-19: Switching Gears
August 24, 2020

VIDEO: NIH-funded infectious disease expert discusses convalescent plasma, remdesivir, corticosteroids, and the COVID-19 vaccine timeline.

Primary Care Can Lead in CVD Prevention
August 24, 2020

VIDEO: Preventive cardiology is a multidisciplinary therapeutic area and primary care clinicians have the advantage of greatest patient exposure to help advance care.

VIDEO: Preventive Cardiology in 2020: Room for Improvement
August 20, 2020

VIDEO: Treatment for ASCVD patients at high risk is lagging behind the availability of powerful new therapies. And, the pandemic does not help, according to Seth Baum, MD.