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Patent foramen ovale associated with stroke risk after noncardiac surgery

Patent foramen ovale associated with stroke risk after noncardiac surgery

Patients diagnosed with PFO prior to noncardiac surgery have an elevated ischemic stroke risk.

Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes modified for cardiovascular disease

The ADA's updates include a modified patient-focused care algorithm as well as improved risk management for CVD.

Migraine associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events

Migraines are linked to cardiovascular events, including myocardial infarction, VTE, and stroke.

Opinion

Vitamin D and improved sleep in African-Americans

Maintaining healthy vitamin D levels may benefit sleep and cardiovascular health in African-American patients.

Is cheese the secret to heart health?

Cheese consumption may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

Tips to help patients manage their health during the holidays

These tips can help patients manage conditions such as hypertension and diabetes during the holidays.

Clinical Features

Coronary artery disease: primary prevention measures

Coronary artery disease: primary prevention measures

Primary prevention efforts such as exercise, weight control, cessation of smoking, and alcohol intake can greatly affect the development of CAD.

Case Study: Lower extremity edema and heart failure in a middle-aged woman

Case Study: Lower extremity edema and heart failure in a middle-aged woman

A 55-year-old obese woman with hypertension, diabetes, and scleroderma is referred for follow-up after a recent admission for new-onset heart failure.

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