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#Hypertension20: Difficult Situations in Hypertension Management
#Hypertension20: Chlorthalidone vs HCTZ - What level of evidence is needed to change clinical practice?
Association of Alcohol Intake With Hypertension in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The ACCORD Trial
DAPA-CKD trial at #ESC20 found dapagliflozin reduced kidney failure risk and had other CV benefits
Built Environment Approaches to Increase Physical Activity


Young Women Had More Strokes Than Young Men in a Large, United States Claims Sample
Higher Incidence of Ischemic Stroke in Young Women Than in Young Men
Use of a Novel Septal Occluder Device for Left Atrial Appendage Closure in Patients With Postsurgical and Postlariat Leaks or Anatomies Unsuitable for Conventional Percutaneous Occlusion
Electroencephalography Might Improve Diagnosis of Acute Stroke and Large Vessel Occlusion
Free Thiol β2-GPI (β-2-Glycoprotein-I) Provides a Link Between Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Atherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease

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The Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health promotes the expansion and exchange of knowledge with the ultimate goal of improving cardiovascular health across the lifespan. The council nurtures basic, clinical, epidemiological, and translational science related to nutrition, lipids, obesity, diabetes, physical activity, and behavioral change.

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