Tag Archive: exercise

May 04

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA)

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) has issued new guidelines on the secondary prevention of stroke. While the guidelines stress upon the importance of blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, and exercise, they also include some important new recommendations like screening stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) survivors for diabetes and obesity, monitoring for atrial fibrillation …

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Apr 09

23–year follow-up results from the Da Qing Diabetes Prevention Study have revealed that an intensive program of diet, exercise

23–year follow-up results from the Da Qing Diabetes Prevention Study have revealed that an intensive program of diet, exercise, or both besides delaying progression from prediabetes to diabetes, also lowers CVD and all–cause mortality; the mortality benefit may be greater among women than among men. The study was published online April 3 in Lancet Diabetes …

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