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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.
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.
AHA Journals This Week | May 18, 2020
05/18/2020 | AHA Journals This Week May 18, 2020
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.
Social Determinants of Health in the Care of Patients With Heart Failure
04/30/2020 | Heart failure (HF) is a clinical syndrome that affects over 6.5 million Americans, with an estimated 550,000 new cases diagnosed each year.
Family Caregiving for Individuals With Heart Failure
04/30/2020 | Heart failure (HF) affects over 6 million adults in the United States and 26 million globally, with prevalence increasing due to the combined effects of social and lifestyle determinants and an aging population.
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.