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Gestational Diabetes Confers Cardiovascular Risk in Young Women

September 16, 2020

Cardiovascular (CV) nurses have long provided prevention-focused care for individuals, families, and communities across the life course. Moving forward, CV nurses will increasingly become leaders in the care of pregnant and postpartum women during and after gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), glucose intolerance that is identified first during pregnancy, and is determined to not be pre-existing…

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Re-examining Social Determinants of Health During COVID-19: Screening and Community Resources

September 3, 2020

This article was co-written by Diana-Lyn Baptiste, DNP, RN, CNE and Nia A. Josiah, BA, MSN The sudden and rapid progression of COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented public health crisis, challenging nurses and cardiovascular nurses particularly to re-examine factors contributing to increased risks of exposure and severe complications1.   Cardiovascular nurses are dedicated…

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Exercising During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 27, 2020

This article was written by Elizabeth Moxley, PhD, RN, BS. According to epidemiological evidence, exercise is the ‘real polypill.’1 Exercise improves fitness, strength, coordination,2-3 immunity and suppresses inflammation,4 and has mental health benefits as well, especially for depression.5 This is especially important for older adults, since immune defenses and exercise adherence decrease with age, and…

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Fall Learning Event

Join us on November 2, 2020, at 10:30 AM CST for a half-day learning event and earn 2.0 CE contact hours. Learn about risk reduction strategies for patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome and how to apply disability awareness and etiquette in your clinical setting.