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COVID-19 Professional Resources
The AHA is working to ensure optimal care for patients with cardiovascular disease who contract coronavirus (COVID-19). Patients with underlying cardiovascular diseases appear to have an increased risk for adverse outcomes with COVID-19. Here are some helpful resources for health systems, clinics, care providers, patients and the public.
AHA Journals This Week | July 6, 2020
07/06/2020 | AHA Journals This Week July 6, 2020
Cardiovascular Disease in American Indians and Alaskan Natives
05/28/2020 | The prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) has been rising in American Indians and Alaskan Natives; CVD is the leading cause of death in those population groups over the past 50 years.
Collaboration with LLNL shares COVID-19 research data
05/22/2020 | The American Heart Association is pleased to announced that our collaboration with Lawrence Livermore National Labs (LLNL) on the protein atlas developed through the AHA Center for Accelerated Discovery is being leveraged to help accelerate discovery of therapeutic antibodies or antiviral drugs for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Caregiver Influences on Eating Behaviors in Young Children
05/11/2020 | Eight percent of infants (0-2 y/o) and 23 percent of children (2-5 y/o) in the US suffer from excess adiposity. This reinforces a widely held view that cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention should begin in early childhood with a component aimed at reducing obesity.
Cardiovascular Considerations in Caring for Pregnant Patients
05/04/2020 | Cardio-obstetrics, as a multidisciplinary team approach (called a Pregnancy Heart Team), has emerged as an important way to care for women with cardiovascular disease during pregnancy.
AHA, ACC redefine guideline processes
04/27/2020 | In a historic move, the AHA and ACC re-visited their 30-year partnership of jointly producing clinical practice guidelines for the cardiovascular community.