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Dietary Cholesterol and Cardiovascular Risk
12/16/2019 | A new science advisory explores the role of dietary cholesterol and CVD prevention and management.
Older Adults in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit: Factoring Geriatric Syndromes i
12/09/2019 | Older adults admitted to cardiac intensive care units (CICU) face age-related cardiovascular (CV) risks and associated geriatric syndromes, including delirium and cognitive impairment, frailty, multimorbidity and polypharmacy.
Science News 2019 Scientific Sessions
11/16/2019 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2019. Nov. 16-18, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.
2019 Clinical Performance & Quality Measures for Adults With High Blood Pressure
11/12/2019 | Recent data indicates more than 100 million Americans currently have high blood pressure (HBP); of those taking antihypertensive medications, about 53% have uncontrolled blood pressure (BP).
Implementation of Supervised Exercise Therapy for Patients With PAD
08/26/2019 | In patients with symptomatic lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), supervised exercise therapy (SET) improves walking ability, overall functional status, and health-related quality of life.
HYPERTENSION | Editor's Picks | August 2019
07/10/2019 | Hypertension Editor's Picks for August 2019
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Failure
06/06/2019 | This statement summarizes current pharmacologic and lifestyle management options for patients with both type 2 diabetes mellitus and heart failure.
Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation
05/13/2019 | Although the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) on secondary prevention of cardiovascular events are well established, more than 80% of eligible US patients do not participate in center-based cardiac rehabilitation.
Cardio-Oncology Rehab to Manage CV Outcomes in Cancer Patients and Survivors
04/08/2019 | This statement introduces the concept of cardio-oncology rehabilitation, which is important for the more than 16.7 million cancer survivors in the US ? all at increased risk of morbidity and mortality from non-cancer causes, predominately cardiovascular disease (CVD).