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Statins are the gold standard for managing dyslipidemia in patients with elevated cardiovascular risk. The benefits of statins in primary and secondary prevention is among the most studied in modern medicine. While their safety has been well documented, statin intolerance continues to be a major concern, resulting in non-adherence or discontinuation of therapy. An estimated 50% of patients with coronary…Read More
Pregnancy is now recognized as a cardiometabolic stress test. This means that the development of a pregnancy complication, such as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), hypertensive disorder of pregnancy (HDP), or preterm delivery reveals evolving risk for maternal development of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes.1 Further, intrauterine exposure to these pregnancy complications is linked to…Read More
Health care providers can help their patients incorporate regular physical activity into their lifestyles and make decisions regarding their overall health with handouts available from Exercise is Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine.1 Exercise, labeled physical activity as patients are often more receptive to that term, can be taught about and encouraged at…Read More
Heart Failure Summit
Join us on December 1-2, 2020 and earn 4.0 CE contact hours at our virtual learning event all about heart failure. If you are finding it especially hard to keep your heart failure patients on track during COVID-19, this event is sure to help.