Prevention Health and Wellness

Managing Blood Cholesterol Levels in Women

Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD interviews Lynne Braun, PhD, CNP about what the 2018 Guideline for the Management of Blood Cholesterol recommends as optimal treatment for women.

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Cardiorenal Protection With the Newer Antidiabetic Agents in Patients With Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease
Smoking Causes Fatal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Case-Control Study of Finnish Twins
Life’s Simple 7 and Incident Hypertension: The REGARDS Study
Association of Alcohol Intake With Hypertension in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: The ACCORD Trial
What COVID-19 is doing to the heart, even after recovery

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