Tori Rodriguez, MA, LPC

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CVD, Mortality Risk in Older Women Predicted by Tooth Loss and Periodontitis

CVD, Mortality Risk in Older Women Predicted by Tooth Loss and Periodontitis

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Periodontitis was associated with an increased mortality risk while edentulism was linked with an increased cardiovascular disease risk.

How to Effectively Transition Patients from Pediatric to Adult Care

How to Effectively Transition Patients from Pediatric to Adult Care

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The transition process can be challenging for patients and families, requiring a great deal of preplanning by providers.

Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibition Effect on Post-MI Mortality and New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation

Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibition Effect on Post-MI Mortality and New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation

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Renin-angiotensin system inhibition was linked with a reduced 3-year risk of all-cause mortality in patients with congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation.

Sacubitril/Valsartan Improves Glycemic Control in Comorbid Heart Failure and Diabetes

Sacubitril/Valsartan Improves Glycemic Control in Comorbid Heart Failure and Diabetes

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HbA1c decreased by 0.16% in the enalapril group vs 0.26% in the sacubitril/valsartan group.

Recurrent MI Risk, CHD Events Increased with Statin Intolerance

Recurrent MI Risk, CHD Events Increased with Statin Intolerance

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Patients with statin intolerance had a 36% higher rate of recurrent myocardial infarction compared with patients with high statin adherence.

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