Race and Heart Disease in America: Finding Solutions
The intersecting threats of health inequities along with modifiable global risk factors for CVD (obesity, diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia) significantly increase health disparities and are critical factors in patient outcomes. Social determinants of health—ranging from insurance coverage, stress, access to healthy food and safe places for physical activity—can compound risks for CVD and related comorbidity and mortality. This solutions-oriented webinar roundtable will bring together cardiovascular care experts and medical innovators to discuss tested community approaches to addressing cardiovascular disease inequities as discussed in the hot topics podcasts. The webinar will also explore solutions for policymakers to consider.