Promoting Risk Identification and Reduction of Cardiovascular Disease in Women Through Collaboration
Published: May 10, 2018
- The majority of women consider their Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) as their primary care physician, especially during childbearing years. Annual well woman visits provide the perfect opportunity to evaluate a woman’s cardiovascular risks.
- Partnerships among healthcare providers with Obstetricians and Gynecologists are important to optimize early identification and modification of risk factors that may cause health issues in the future.
- This advisory discusses important prevention and management ideas across the lifespan of women, acknowledging that an OB/GYN can have a powerful impact in the lives of maintaining health in women.
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