Tag Archive: Prevention

Apr 29

A significant percentage of patients who can gain the most from taking statins are least willing to take them

A significant percentage of patients who can gain the most from taking statins are least willing to take them, even when they know it will add years to their lives, reports a recent analysis published online in Circulation. The issue could be resolved with the use of a tool for shared decision making in cardiovascular …

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Apr 21

A new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has shown that five major complications related to diabetes have declined in the US during the last 20 years

A new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has shown that five major complications related to diabetes have declined in the US during the last 20 years. These include rates of heart attack, stroke, end–stage kidney failure, lower-limb amputation and deaths from hyperglycemia. Cardiovascular complications and deaths from high blood sugar each …

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