Cardiovascular Disease

CVD, Mortality May Be Affected by Visit-to-Visit Fasting Plasma Glucose Variability

CVD, Mortality May Be Affected by Visit-to-Visit Fasting Plasma Glucose Variability

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Patients with visit-to-visit variability of fasting plasma glucose may have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality.

Cardiovascular Benefits Reduced When Walking in Traffic-Heavy Areas

Cardiovascular Benefits Reduced When Walking in Traffic-Heavy Areas

The beneficial cardiopulmonary effects of walking are attenuated when walking in a traffic polluted area.

Severe Hypoglycemia May Serve as CV Risk Marker in Diabetes

Severe Hypoglycemia May Serve as CV Risk Marker in Diabetes

Severe hypoglycemia is associated with high absolute risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with diabetes.

Cardiovascular Outcomes With Insulin-Induced Weight Gain in T2D

Cardiovascular Outcomes With Insulin-Induced Weight Gain in T2D

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Weight gain associated with insulin therapy is not associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes in people with type 2 diabetes.

Cardiovascular Risks With Severe Hypoglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes

Cardiovascular Risks With Severe Hypoglycemia in Type 2 Diabetes

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The study investigates the correlation between hypoglycemia and the risk for all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes.

CHD, CVD Risk Lowered With Nut Consumption

CHD, CVD Risk Lowered With Nut Consumption

There is a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease linked with nut consumption.

Sleep Debt Affects Cardiovascular Health in Older Women

Sleep Debt Affects Cardiovascular Health in Older Women

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Obesity, hypertension, and circadian misalignment may all result from sleep debt.

Lower Risk for Adverse CV Outcomes With Evolocumab, With/Without Diabetes

Lower Risk for Adverse CV Outcomes With Evolocumab, With/Without Diabetes

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Evolocumab may decrease the risk for adverse cardiovascular events in patients with and without diabetes.

Sudden Death Most Common Cause of CV Death in Diabetes and Atherosclerotic CVD

Sudden Death Most Common Cause of CV Death in Diabetes and Atherosclerotic CVD

Sudden death is the most common category of cardiovascular mortality among patients with type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic CVD.

Factors Associated With Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Spondyloarthritis Without Overt CVD

Factors Associated With Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Spondyloarthritis Without Overt CVD

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Certain factors have been associated with accelerated atherosclerosis in spondyloarthritis without overt cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular Event Risk Not Increased With Liraglutide

Cardiovascular Event Risk Not Increased With Liraglutide

Liraglutide treatment for weight management is not associated with increased risk of cardiovascular event.

Cardiovascular Risk Examined in HIV-Positive Premenopausal Women

Cardiovascular Risk Examined in HIV-Positive Premenopausal Women

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Traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease are linked to a higher risk of heart disease in HIV-positive premenopausal women than HIV itself.

Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Still Key for People With RA

Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Still Key for People With RA

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Knowledge regarding the impact of various risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) events is essential for the establishment of individualized risk evaluation and prevention.

Hypertension During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Future CVD

Hypertension During Pregnancy Increases Risk for Future CVD

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Women who experience gestational hypertension are at a greater risk for future hypertension and ischemic heart disease compared with women who have preeclampsia.

Cardiovascular Risk May Be Reduced With Meditation

Cardiovascular Risk May Be Reduced With Meditation

Meditation may be considered as an adjunct to guideline-directed cardiovascular risk reduction.

Cardiovascular Risks Increase After Discontinuing Low-Dose Aspirin

Cardiovascular Risks Increase After Discontinuing Low-Dose Aspirin

There is more than a 30% increased risk of cardiovascular events following discontinuation of low-dose aspirin in long-term users.

Cardiovascular Disease Risks With Fertility Treatment: What We Know

Cardiovascular Disease Risks With Fertility Treatment: What We Know

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The underlying cause of infertility is a major variable in confirming the link between fertility treatment and cardiovascular disease.

Insulin Dose Not Tied to Cardiovascular Outcomes

Insulin Dose Not Tied to Cardiovascular Outcomes

Cardiovascular outcomes in patients with diabetes are not explained by insulin resistance.

Worldwide CVD and Mortality Risk Lowered With More Physical Activity

Worldwide CVD and Mortality Risk Lowered With More Physical Activity

Higher recreational and non-recreational physical activity is associated with a lower risk of mortality and cardiovascular disease events.

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk for CVD Postpartum

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk for CVD Postpartum

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Women with hypertensive disorders in pregnancy are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and hypertension postpartum.

Is Statin Use Associated With a Reduction of CV Events, Mortality in Older Men?

Is Statin Use Associated With a Reduction of CV Events, Mortality in Older Men?

Statin use is associated with a significantly lower risk of mortality in older male physicians, and a non-significant lower risk of cardiovascular disease events.

Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Not Increased With Exenatide

Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Not Increased With Exenatide

The risk of major cardiovascular events is similar for those receiving exenatide or placebo for patients with type 2 diabetes.

Metabolically Healthy Obese Individuals Still at Higher Risk for CV Events

Metabolically Healthy Obese Individuals Still at Higher Risk for CV Events

Metabolically healthy obese individuals have increased risk of coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease than those of normal weight.

High Levels of Stem Cell Factor Linked to Reduced CV Events

High Levels of Stem Cell Factor Linked to Reduced CV Events

High levels of stem cell factor are associated with reduced risk of mortality and cardiovascular events.

Hypercoagulability in Sleep Apnea Can Increase Risk for CV Complications

Hypercoagulability in Sleep Apnea Can Increase Risk for CV Complications

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People with obstructive sleep apnea could have a higher risk for hypercoagulability.

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy: Expert Opinion

Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy: Expert Opinion

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In a meta-analysis of cross-sex hormone therapy use in transgender individuals, researchers found that transgender women may have a greater risk for CVD mortality vs cisgender women in the general population.

Cardiovascular Event Risk Better Predicted by ApoB vs LDL Cholesterol Level

Cardiovascular Event Risk Better Predicted by ApoB vs LDL Cholesterol Level

Clinical benefit of reduced low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels may depend on the corresponding reduction in apolipoprotein B (apoB)-containing lipoprotein particles.

Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Drug Improves CV Health in Psoriatic Arthritis

Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Drug Improves CV Health in Psoriatic Arthritis

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Cardiovascular health in psoriatic arthritis improves with anti-tumor necrosis factor drug etanercept.

Greater Risk for Heart Failure, Arrhythmia With Androgen-Deprivation Therapy

Greater Risk for Heart Failure, Arrhythmia With Androgen-Deprivation Therapy

Use of androgen-deprivation therapy may increase the risk of certain cardiovascular conditions in men with prostate cancer.

Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Dietary Fat Intake: Update and Expert Roundtable

Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Dietary Fat Intake: Update and Expert Roundtable

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The American Heart Association has shifted its dietary recommendations from replacing total fat with carbohydrates to replacing saturated and trans fats with unsaturated fat.

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