A patient diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia presents to the foot clinic after one month of swelling, redness, and warmth in the left foot.
How would you help maximize this patient's diabetes therapy, hypertension management, and reduce leg cramps?
Incident strokes in the Medicare population aged ≥65 years decreased by approximately 40% over the last two decades.
The longest time to achieve pregnancy occurred in couples in which both partners had high cholesterol levels.
Findings underscore the importance of universal pediatric cholesterol screening.
Combining exercise with statin treatment substantially lowered mortality risk among middle-aged patients with dyslipidemia compared with either method alone.
The anti-obesity drug Belviq is designed to make people feel fuller sooner.
While niacin is well known for preventing pellagra, it is only in the past 15 to 20 years that other medicinal uses for this common vitamin have emerged.
With obesity on the rise, more patients are at risk for metabolic syndrome, a diagnosis given to a set of simultaneous disorders.
Royal jelly contains a complex mixture of proteins, vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates that offer health benefits to patients with medical conditions, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia and inflammation.
Family history of hyperlipidemia is not enough to warrant drug treatment.
What role does glucosamine and chondroitin play in elevating LDL?
Research shows an average of 15.8% of calories consumed came from added sugars.
The American Heart Association came up with a list of seven measures to serve as the framework for ideal cardiovascular health.
Investigators find that triglyceride levels are an independent risk factor for heart disease.
Overall prevalence for high LDL cholesterol levels fell from 31.5% in 1999-2000 to 21.2% in 2005-2006
This common constellation of symptoms places patients at risk for CVD and diabetes. Here's what you can do to prevent further disease progression.
According to new studies, the answer is yes. But how good is the evidence, and what should the target be for which patients?
In the future, more and more children with cardiac risk factors, such as obesity and diabetes, will be treated in the primary-care setting.
Given a family history of cardiovascular disease, the patient became concerned after an employee health screening.
Red yeast rice is being hailed as a natural cholesterol-lowering agent. Perhaps more significant is its apparent anti-inflammatory action.
A history of diabetes or high cholesterol (especially LDL) can speed cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Trilipix is used with diet to help lower triglycerides and LDL.
Should clinicians be looking more closely at triglyceride levels as predictors of heart disease?
Chronic conditions, such as obesity, diabetes, high BP, or high cholesterol, seem to delay multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnoses.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a clinical report on lipid screening and cardiovascular health in childhood, which replaces the 1998 policy statement on cholesterol in childhood.