Managing Diabetes to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease: A Guideline Quiz

Veronica Hackethal MD

Diabetes is a primary risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Find out how well you know the guideline recommendations for reducing that risk with the first of 4 quizzes.

FOCUS ON: Preventive Cardiology

Interest is growing rapidly in preventive cardiology as a subspecialty of cardiovascular medicine.1,2 The field encompasses a number of medical conditions associated with cardiovascular risk, including diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obesity.

Components of preventive cardiology include risk assessment, lifestyle management, therapeutics, biomarkers and/or genetics.

Patient Care will focus in this series on managing the 4 primary risk factors for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease noted above. Find out what you know about guideline-recommended approaches to diabetes management in primary and secondary CV prevention with quiz #1.