Search results for "Cardiovascular Disease"

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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

Multiple concerns about multivitamins

It's important to note that this was part of a larger study to test the effects of a multivitamin on cancer, cardiovascular disease, eye disease and cognitive decline. ... The current results publish only the cancer findings. The effects on
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Health care reform scarce in presidential address

Primary care shortage. Dentists want to screen their patients for cardiovascular disease and other chronic conditions. ... More than three-quarters of nearly 2,000 dentists surveyed thought it was important for them to screen for hypertension,
April 2020

News from JUPITER (and New Orleans)

The patients had no history of cardiovascular disease, though some had risk factors like hypertension, obesity and smoking.
April 2020

Puzzling past paradox to PURE understanding

Three PURE study papers were just published in the same issue of The Lancet, one reporting health outcomes (cardiovascular disease, non-cardiovascular disease, and mortality) associated with intake of vegetables, fruits, ... Non-cardiovascular mortality
April 2020

Pseudoconfusion about saturated fat: 5 reasons for 1 hot mess

meat; and that variation in palmitic acid did predict variation in heart disease rates. ... They share a very important blind spot. Both looked at variation in saturated fat intake and variation in cardiovascular disease and mortality, finding no
April 2020

There has never been a better time to have diabetes

But much of the credit for these positive trends has nothing to do with diabetes, but with general improvements in preventing cardiovascular disease. ... So as cardiovascular risks have declined in the general population, people with diabetes who are at
April 2020

Mediterranean vs. Portfolio vs. paleolithic vs. vegan, can we say what diet is "best"?

Studies suggest benefits across a spectrum of health outcomes, from weight to cancer, cardiovascular disease to life expectancy. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--What to tell patients when they gain weight while quitting smoking

Quitting smoking, compared with continuing smoking, was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease despite subsequent weight gain, the authors reported. ... Among nondiabetics, age- and sex-adjusted cardiovascular disease incidence rates were
April 2020

Label change for pioglitazone-containing medications

A new indication for empagliflozin (Jardiance) to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. ... In a postmarketing clinical trial of more than 7,000 patients with type 2 diabetes
February 2017

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