Compared with the general population, patients with type 2 diabetes are at a 35% to 60% greater risk for atrial fibrillation.
Screening for cardiovascular disease risk is recommended for clinicians who manage patients with bipolar disorder.
South Asians exhibit the highest rates of ASCVD among all ethnic groups, and the highest prevalence is in younger age groups; up to 25% of myocardial infarctions in India occur in individuals younger than 40 years of age.
Statin therapy is the first line of defense against high LDL-C and the risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in individuals with diabetes.
The use of aspirin in healthy elderly patients as a preventative strategy was associated with no prolongation of long-term disability-free survival compared with placebo.
Until universal access to healthcare is ensured as a human right, researchers must keep important ethical concerns in mind when designing future clinical trials.
The reasons for physicians' discomfort with conversations about dying are as much cultural, social, and systemic as they are personal.
The substantial burden of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes has led to the exploration of various cardiovascular disease prevention strategies, including the use of aspirin.
Nutraceuticals may offer a solution to patients who cannot tolerate statins because of severe muscle pain.
A higher prevalence of traditional cardiovascular risk factors may be partially responsible for the increased incidence of cardiovascular disease in people living with HIV.
Current research suggests patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension may benefit from iron and vitamin D supplementation.
To aid in the prevention of preeclampsia, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the US Preventive Services Task Force recommend low-dose aspirin prophylaxis in patients with 1 or more high-risk factors.
Although COPD has been identified as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, researchers are less certain about the relationship between COPD and stroke.
Because of the increased risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, the increase in fat mass caused by rheumatoid cachexia can be especially concerning.
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing can be an important diagnostic and prognostic tool in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.
Endocrinologist Kevin M. Pantalone, DO, and psychiatrist Christian Kohler, MD, discuss the risk associated with the use of antipsychotic medications in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
How many second chances should a drug user get? As many as it takes for us — physicians, society, government, and the healthcare system — to get it right.
Recent evidence suggests that systemic sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus comorbid with pulmonary arterial hypertension should be considered separate diseases.
The use of a risk calculator aimed at achieving a low-risk profile in PAH trials is discussed.
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